Cetzine 10 Mg Tablet 100
Cetirizine USES include relief from running nose, cold or allergy symptoms, itching eyes, and nose. Cetirizine is used to treat swelling and itching caused by hives.
How does the drug work?
Cetirizine is a histamine receptor blocker which is used to treat allergic symptoms. H1 receptor sites are present on T-cells, B-cells, and monocytes. Stimulation of H1 receptors leads to the sign and symptoms associated with inflammation. Cetirizine blocks naturally occurring histamine that caUSES allergic reactions.
What are the common side effect?
The common cetirizine side effects are drowsiness, dry mouth, stomach pain mainly in children, and severe dizziness. Cetirizine may also cause a sore throat, cough, constipation, and headache.
• Do not take Cetzine tablet if there are any signs of allergies to cetirizine or levocetirizine.
• Cetirizine tablet can be taken with or without food. Cetzine is available in different dosage forms.
• Do not take alcohol with Cetzine tablet. Consumption of alcohol increases the risk of Cetzine side effects.
• Do not use other sedatives such as narcotics, muscle relaxants, as they may cause more drowsiness.
• Do not perform tasks which require alertness. Cetzine impairs thinking ability and cause dizziness.
• Diabetic patients should take Cetzine with caution. Consult the doctor before taking the Cetzine medicine.
1. What happens if I have an overdose of cetirizine? Over dosage of cetirizine caUSES restlessness, nervousness or heavy drowsiness.
2. I am on herbal medications. Can I use cetirizine tablet? Cetirizine reactions with herbal products are not known. However, discuss with your doctor before taking cetirizine.
3. What is the cetirizine dose for adults? Cetirizine dosage and cetirizine USES may differ from person to person. Consult your doctor and use cetirizine tablet as prescribed.
4. Are there any specific storage conditions for cetirizine? Cetirizine HCl should be stored at 20-250c. Do not refrigerate. Keep away from the reach of infants.
5. Is cetirizine used as a decongestant? No, Cetirizine is an antihistamine drug.