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Zirtin Tab

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By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Cetirizine(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Zirtin 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 cetir...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Zirtin Tab

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

Contraindications of Zirtin Tab

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

Side effects of Zirtin Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zirtin Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zirtin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Zirtin 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zirtin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Zirtin Tablet passes into breastmilk. Therefore, it is advised not to take the medicine while breastfeeding unless the doctor has prescribed.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zirtin Tablet?
A:
Zirtin Tablet is known to cause sleepiness. Hence, driving or operating machine should be avoided.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Mode of Action of Zirtin Tab

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 Zirtin Tablet works by blocking the Histamine and h...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zirtin Tab

Zirtin 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 resu...
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interactions

Interactions of Zirtin Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines may affect the way Zirtin 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 Zirtin Tablet may aggravate the side effects such as drowsiness, headache, and influence th...
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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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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zirtin Tab

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

Dosage of Zirtin Tab

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 Zirtin 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
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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 Zirtin Tablet?

  • Yes, Zirtin 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 Zirtin Tablet in pregnancy?

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

Q: Can we take Zirtin Tablet for allergy?

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

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

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

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

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

A: Zirtin Tablet passes into breastmilk and may cause drowsiness in your breastfed baby. Hence, do not take this if you are breastfeeding.

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ContainsCetirizine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, nausea
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 04:39 PM (IST)
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