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Kecet Tablets

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Kecet Tablets Description

Kecet Tablet 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 cetiri...
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ContainsCetirizine
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, nausea
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Kecet Tablets

Kecet Tablet is used to treat allergies associated with airways (allergic rhinitis) and Skin (urticaria).

Contraindications of Kecet Tablets

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine, Hydroxyzine or Piperazine derivatives or other ingredients of Kecet Tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.

Side effects of Kecet Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Kecet Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Kecet Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Kecet Tablet 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 Kecet Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Kecet Tablet 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 Kecet Tablet?
A:
Kecet Tablet is known to cause sleepiness. Hence, driving or operating machine should be avoided.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Kecet Tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with Kecet Tablet, 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 Kecet Tablet.

Mode of Action of Kecet 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 Kecet Tablet works by blocking the Histamine and he...
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Directions for Use of Kecet Tablets

Kecet Tablet 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 resul...
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Interactions of Kecet Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines may affect the way Kecet Tablet 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 Kecet Tablet may aggravate the side effects such as drowsiness, headache, and influence the...
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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 Kecet Tablets

  • Store Kecet Tablet at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Kecet 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 Kecet Tablet, 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 Kecet Tablet?

  • Yes, Kecet Tablet 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 Kecet Tablet in pregnancy?

A: Kecet Tablet should be avoided in pregnancy. Take it only if prescribed by the docter in pregnancy.

Q: Can we take Kecet Tablet for allergy?

A: Yes, Kecet Tablet is used in allergic conditions. However, avoid self-medication. Only if prescribed by the doctor, you may take it.

Q: Can I take Kecet Tablet for cough and cold?

A: No, do not take Kecet Tablet 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 Kecet Tablet make us drowsy?

A: Yes, Kecet Tablet may make you drowsy, sleepy, and dizzy. Avoid driving or operate machinery after taking Cetzine.

Q: Is it okay to use Kecet Tablet while I am breastfeeding?

A: Kecet Tablet passes into breastmilk and may cause drowsiness in your breastfed baby. Hence, do not take this if you are breastfeeding.
Product Details
Brand
KECET
Expires on or After
09/11/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:40 PM (IST)

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