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Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Cetirizine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: January 21, 2019

Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup also known as antihistamine, used for treating allergic symptoms like itching, sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes. This medication treat conditions such as swelling or itching caused by hives. The chemical known as histamine is the reason for the allergic symptoms that you suffer from. Belonging to a drug group antihistamine, Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup blocks this chemical and relieves you from these symptoms. You can intake this medication with or without food. It is available in the form of tablets, capsules and syrups. Remember, this medication do not prevent the symptoms, it only reduces it.

The dosage of this medication should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. It is advised not to intake Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup in larger amount or for a longer period of duration than required. If you have tablet of this medication, make sure to chew it properly before swallowing. Try not to have overdose of Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup as it can lead to restlessness or nervousness followed by drowsiness.

Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup is a second generation antihistamine and does not have too many side effects except stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, tiredness and drowsiness. If you are troubling from the conditions like urinary incontinence, blurred vision, insomnia and irregular heartbeats, then stop the consumption of this medication and seek a medical help as early as possible.

Keep these precautions in mind, before and after taking Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup :

  • This medication can cause drowsiness and it may also have different reactions, vary from one person to another. Be cautious while taking this medication, especially in initial stages. Avoid drinking and driving during this period.
  • Do not take this medication if you are allergic to any ingredient that has been used in it.
  • Consult your doctor before taking Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup if you are planning a baby or you are pregnant. Remember, not to use this medicine if you are a breastfeeding woman.
  • Get your doctor informed before taking this medication if you have any disease related to kidney or liver.
Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup is used to treat the symptoms associated with seasonal and long-term Rhinitis.

Utricaria

This medication cures chronic skin complications associated with Urticaria.
Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup should not be used if you have a known history of allergy to it.

Kidney disease

This medication is not recommended if you are suffering from end-stage kidney disease. Children below 12 years with kidney abnormalities should not use this medication.
In addition to its intended effect, Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Sleepiness.

Moderate Less Common

headache

Moderate Less Common

Blurred vision

Moderate Less Common

Running nose and cough

Moderate Less Common

Dry mouth

Moderate Less Common

diarrhea

Moderate Less Common

Nausea or Vomiting

Moderate Less Common

Difficulty in passing urine

Moderate Less Common

How long is the duration of effect?

The effect of this medication lasts for an average of 24 hours.

What is the onset of action?

The effect of this medication can be observed within an hour of oral administration.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup is not known to cause any harmful effect on the fetus. There is a lack of conclusive evidence from clinical studies and hence benefits and risks should be weighed before usage. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Is it habit forming?

No, it does not contain habit forming tendencies.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Women who are breastfeeding should not use this medication as it can cause side effects for the baby. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Zydus Cadila
Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd

Are there any missed dose instructions?

Missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. A dose should be skipped if the time of the second scheduled dose is near.

Are there any overdose instructions?

Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected. Immediate medical attention may be needed in such situation. Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, restlessness and confusion.
This medication selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the stomach and intestine, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung.

Ques: what is Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup?

Ans: Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup is a medication which is used to treat and avoid allergic sign of illness associated with rhinitis and seasonal allergies. it is also can be used to treat allergic rhinitis appearing together. running nose, sneezing, watery eyes, itching and hives are some of the symptoms.

Ques: what is Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup used for?

Ans: Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup which is used to prevent and manage symptoms of asthma. it belongs to group of medication known as leukotriene receptor antagonists. it also gives relives in symptoms such as seasonal allergy, rhinitis and hay fever.

Ques: what are the side effects of Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup?

Ans: There are some side effects of Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup and they may or may not be the severe once. the side effects of Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup are mentioned below: severe once: chest tightness, dizziness and diarrhea. minor once: headache, stomach pain, cough, running nose, fever, blurred vision, heartburn, skin rash, nausea and vomiting, joint pain, etc.

Ques: what are the most common side effects of Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup?

Ans:

There are some common side effects of Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup. if you are experiencing any the of below mentioned side effects, kindly contact your doctor immediately.

  1. thirst
  2. scaly and itching skin
  3. fever
  4. weakness or unusual tiredness
  5. abdominal or stomach pain

Ques: does Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup make you drowsiness?

Ans: It totally depends on the amount of dosage has been prescribed to the patient. or if we talk about it’s effects on infants so, small doses as per prescription are acceptable during breastfeeding. large dose and extended use of this medication can cause drowsiness and other side effects on infants or it can also decrease the milk supply.

Ques: is Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup an antihistamine?

Ans: Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup is an antihistamine. antihistamine is a drug that prevents the physiological effects of histamine. most of the allergies are treated by antihistamine.

Ques: can i use Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup during pregnancy?

Ans: It can be taken during pregnancy, there no such risk of any thing. it is an allergic kind of medication. it only deals with the allergies, pain, fever, etc.

Ques: Is Cetrizine 1 MG Syrup safe during breastfeeding?

Ans: If we talk about it’s effects on infants so, small doses as per prescription are acceptable during breastfeeding. there is no side effects on small quantities as advised by doctor. large dose and extended use of this medicine can cause drowsiness on infants or it can also decrease the milk supply.
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Popular Questions & Answers

Why itching ocurr throughout the body? After using cetrizine it calm but again comes in active in 3days.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Why itching ocurr throughout the body? After using cetrizine it calm but again comes in active in 3days.
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have small boils around my penis, used norflox. And cetrizine tablet but no change.

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Homeopath, Sindhudurg
have small boils around my penis, used norflox. And cetrizine tablet but no change.
Boils can be due to heat. Is this first time you got boils or you recurrently get. Homoepathic treatment cures boils as well as prevents recurrence.
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I have too much cold and sneezing please tell medicine can I take cipmox 250 and cetrizine.

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Homeopath,
I have too much cold and sneezing please tell medicine can I take cipmox 250 and cetrizine.
1.use salty water steam 2.avoid sudden exposure to cold and dust. 3.take plenty of water it will surely help you.

So much allergy always suffer from from cold when I get up in the morning I take citrizen but no effective.

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General Physician, Mumbai
Few tips for your allergy problem-- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly

I am suffering from cold from last one month have used citrizen, tab to but there is no use.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I am suffering from cold from last one month have used citrizen, tab to but there is no use.
You are suffering from sinusitis. Its not simple cold. Take some homoeopathy medicine. Avoid cold food, cold drinks, exposure to cold wind. Take steam two times a day. U will get relief.

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