New Okacet 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

New Okacet 10mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cetirizine(10.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

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...
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uses

Uses of Okacet 10 MG

New Okacet tablet is used to treat allergic conditions such as dust or pet allergies characterised by sneezing, itchy, a runny or blocked nose, red and watery eyes, swelling, redness and itchiness of ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Okacet 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to cetirizine, hydroxyzine or any other components of the New Okacet tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Okacet 10 MG

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness, drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling and irritation inside the nose (rhinitis)
  • A dry mouth
  • Sore throat
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Okacet 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the New Okacet tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended not to take the New Okacet tablet unless it is advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the New Okacet tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The New Okacet tablet passes into breast milk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding, unless it is prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the New Okacet tablet?
A:
New Okacet tablet is more likely to cause sleepiness and dizziness. Thus, be cautious or avoid driving and operating machines requiring alertness, if you experience these symptoms.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the New Okacet tablet?
A:
You should avoid alcohol consumption along with the New Okacet tablet as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney problem.
  • You have bladder problems; this medicine can increase the risk of urinary retention.
  • You have a history of fits (epilepsy).
  • New Okacet tablets should not be used in children below 6 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Okacet 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Cetirizine present in the New Okacet tablet acts by blocking a natural substance in the body called histamine, responsible mainly for allergic conditions, thus helping to decrease the allergic symptom...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Okacet 10 MG

New Okacet tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by ...
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interactions

Interactions of Okacet 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effectiveness of the New Okacet tablet may increase or decrease when other medicines are taken at the same time.
  • Discuss it with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Okacet 10 MG

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Okacet 10 MG

Overdose

  • An overdose may cause tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeats, tremors and urinary retention.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember it.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

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 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.

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ContainsCetirizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness
Last Updated on: 01 Nov 2021 | 10:54 AM (IST)
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