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Zyrtec Syp
Zyrtec Syp
Zyrtec Syp
Zyrtec Syp

Zyrtec Syp

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
60ml Syrup in Bottle
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MRP 39.30
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Cetirizine(5.0 Mg)
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Anti-allergic

Medical Description

Zyrtec Syrup 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
zine as an active ingredient. Take as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Zyrtec Syrup should be used with caution in children and it is recommended to consult the doctor before using the medicine in pregnant and lactating women.
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Uses of Zyrtec Syp

Zyrtec Syrup is used to treat allergies like dust or pet allergies, sneezing, itchy, runny and blocked nose, red and watery eyes, swelling, redness and itchiness of the skin. insect bite and hives.

Contraindications of Zyrtec Syp

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

Side effects of Zyrtec Syp

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zyrtec Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zyrtec Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
  • Zyrtec Syrup should be avoided by pregnant women.
  • There are no adequate and well-controlled studies regarding the safety of the medicine in pregnant women.
  • Hence it is better to avoid it in pregnancy unless specified by the physician.
  • Consult the doctor for further advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zyrtec Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Zyrtec Syrup passes into breast milk; therefore, Avoid the medicine while breastfeeding unless the doctor has suggested you to do so.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zyrtec Syrup?
A:
Zyrtec Syrup is known to cause sleepiness, hence driving or operating machines should be avoided while you are taking the medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zyrtec Syrup?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption along with Zyrtec Syrup as it may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney problem.
  • You have bladder problems; Zyrtec Syrup may increase the risk of urinary retention.
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy).

Mode of Action of Zyrtec Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Histamine is a substance produced in the body in case of allergies leading to itching, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes.
  • Zyrtec Syrup works by blocking the histamine and hence decreases allergy symptoms.

Directions for Use of Zyrtec Syp

  • Take Zyrtec Syrup as directed by the doctor.
  • Read the instructions of the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the quantity.

Interactions of Zyrtec Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines may affect the way Zyrtec Syrup 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.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines used to treat anxiety, to induce sleep, for mental health problems, muscle relaxants, to relieve pain (prescription analgesics/ painkillers.

Interactions with food items

The administration of the medicine with food does not affect the way the medicine works. Zyrtec Syrup may be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Zyrtec Syp

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

Dosage of Zyrtec Syp

Overdose

  • Overdose causes tiredness, headache, confusion, dizziness, discomfort, skin irritation, restlessness, drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremor, urinary retention.

Missed a Dose

  • If you experience symptoms or think you have taken too much of Zyrtec Syrup, contact the doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you missed the dose of Zyrtec Syrup, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dosing schedule.
  • Avoid double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precaution I need to take while on medication of Zyrtec Syrup?

  • Yes, Zyrtec Syrup is known to cause sleepiness or drowsiness, hence never drive or activity like operating machinery after taking the medicine.
  • If you develop a rash, breathing difficulty or itching immediately after taking the medicine, it may be a severe side effect, immediately seek medical help.

Q: Does Zyrtec Syrup cause addiction?

A: No, Zyrtec Syrup is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.

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ContainsCetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, sleepiness, dizziness, nausea
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:20 PM (IST)
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