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Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

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100 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Etric Dt 10mg Tablets Description

Etric Dt 10mg Tab is an anti-allergic medication and is used to treat symptoms associated with allergies such as itching, sneezing, watery eyes, running nose, rashes, and pale red bumps. It contains

cetirizine as its active ingredient. Take as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Side effects of the medicine are drowsiness, headache, weakness, and dry mouth. Most of them are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact the doctor immediately. Etric Dt 10mg Tab should be used with caution in children and it is recommended to consult the doctor before using the medicine in pregnant and lactating women.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹21.16
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ContainsCetirizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, nausea
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

Etric Dt 10mg Tab is used to treat allergies associated with airways (allergic rhinitis) and Skin (urticaria).

Contraindications of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine, Hydroxyzine or Piperazine derivatives or other ingredients of Etric Dt 10mg Tab .
  • If you have severe kidney disease.

Side effects of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Rhinitis
  • Dry mouth
  • Sore throat

Precautions and Warnings of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Etric Dt 10mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Etric Dt 10mg Tab should be avoided by pregnant women, as there is limited information available on the safety of the medicine in pregnant women. Hence, avoid it in pregnancy unless considered prescribed by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Etric Dt 10mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Etric Dt 10mg Tab passes into breastmilk. Therefore, it is advised not to take the medicine while breastfeeding unless the doctor has prescribed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Etric Dt 10mg Tab ?
A:
Etric Dt 10mg Tab is known to cause sleepiness. Hence, driving or operating machine should be avoided.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Etric Dt 10mg Tab ?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with Etric Dt 10mg Tab , as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney problem or urinary retention problem as you may need a lower dose of the medicine, consult the doctor.
  • You are giving the children as they may require a small dose of the medicine.
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy).
  • You should take an allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.
  • You may experience certain skin reactions like swelling, itching, and redness immediately after you stop taking Etric Dt 10mg Tab .

Mode of Action of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Histamine is a substance produced in the body in case of allergies and responsible for itching, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Cetirizine in Etric Dt 10mg Tab works by blocking the Histamine ...
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Directions for Use of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

Etric Dt 10mg Tab should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow entirely with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It will be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal...
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Interactions of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines may affect the way Etric Dt 10mg Tab works, or the medicine itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals the child is currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of medicines used to treat anxiety and psychotic disorders such as Diazepam, Clonazepam, and Etric Dt 10mg Tab may aggravate the side effects such as drowsiness, headache, and influen...
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  • It is important to inform the doctor regarding the medications and herbal supplements used before taking the medicine. It is also important to discuss specific allergies or underlying conditions exper...
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Storage and disposal of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

  • Store Etric Dt 10mg Tab at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Etric Dt 10mg Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremor, urinary retention. If you experience symptoms or thi...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed the dose of Etric Dt 10mg Tab , take it as soon as you remember.
  • If time next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions I need to take while I am taking Etric Dt 10mg Tab ?

  • Yes, Etric Dt 10mg Tab is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness. Hence, avoid driving and operating machinery after taking the medicine.
  • If you develop any rash, breathing difficulty or itching immediately after taking the medicine, it may be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help.

Q: Can I take Etric Dt 10mg Tab in pregnancy?

A: Etric Dt 10mg Tab should be avoided in pregnancy. Take it only if prescribed by the docter in pregnancy.

Q: Can we take Etric Dt 10mg Tab for allergy?

A: Yes, Etric Dt 10mg Tab is used in allergic conditions. However, avoid self-medication. Only if prescribed by the doctor, you may take it.

Q: Can I take Etric Dt 10mg Tab for cough and cold?

A: No, do not take Etric Dt 10mg Tab for cough or cold on own. Cough or cold may be due to various reasons like allergy, infections, etc. Cetirizine may help in cough or cold if it is allergic in origin.

Q: Does Etric Dt 10mg Tab make us drowsy?

A: Yes, Etric Dt 10mg Tab may make you drowsy, sleepy, and dizzy. Avoid driving or operate machinery after taking Cetzine.

Q: Is it okay to use Etric Dt 10mg Tab while I am breastfeeding?

A: Etric Dt 10mg Tab passes into breastmilk and may cause drowsiness in your breastfed baby. Hence, do not take this if you are breastfeeding.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:39 PM (IST)

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