New Okacet tablet is used to provide symptomatic relief from various allergic conditions characterised by a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, fever, rash, sinus, common cold and hives. Okacet tablet contains cetirizine as an active ingredient. This medicine acts by blocking the response or action of the natural chemical substance histamine in the body responsible for the allergic condition. You should take New Okacet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine before the prescribed duration as it may result in treatment failure. You can take this medicine with or without food but at a fixed time every day. Children below 6 years of age should not be given this medicine and also patients with severe kidney problems....
Q: Any precautions I need to take while on medication with the New Okacet tablet?
Yes, New Okacet tablet is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness, hence never drive or do any activity like operating machinery after taking this medicine.
If you develop any rash, difficulty in breathing or itching immediately after taking this medicine, it could be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help.
Q: Can the New Okacet tablet be used for cold?
A: Yes, New Okacet tablet can be used to provide relief from the cold. Cold is a symptom of an allergic condition.
Q: Can I take the New Okacet tablet with Dolo 650?
A: Yes, you can take the Okacet tablet with Dolo 650 if you have pain and fever along with allergic symptoms. New Okacet tablet helps you provide relief from the allergic symptoms only, while Dolo 650 is a painkiller.
Q: Is New Okacet tablet an antibiotic?
A: No, New Okacet tablet is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an antiallergic medicine.
Q: Is cetirizine same as Okacet?
A: Yes, Okacet contains cetirizine only as its active component, which belongs to an anti-histamine class of medicines.
Q: When should I take Okacet?
A: You should take this medicine during day or night as per the need. It should preferably be taken in the evening or before bedtime but follow the doctor's advice on how and when to take it.