This medication is a combination of three active constituents viz. an antihistamine, an adrenergic receptor agonist and NSAID. This medication can be used for treating allergic symptoms like itching, sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
The body produces the chemical histamine when you come in contact with certain allergens. It is histamine that causes the symptoms that are associated with allergies. As this medication is an antihistamine, it will block the effect of that chemical in the body.
In case of side effects like problems in urinating, vision, insomnia and irregular heartbeats; it is advisable to stop taking this medication and seek medical help at once.
How long is the duration of effect?
The duration of the effect of the medicine lasts for 24 hours in most cases and thus a single dose is enough for the whole day.
What is the onset of action?
The onset of action usually starts from within an hour of oral administration. You can consult a doctor if you do not experience relief for long hours and ask for changes in dosage.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Pregnant women must not consume this medication as it may affect the development of the foetus. You should take it only after consulting it with a doctor and if there are no substitutes, in your case, for the tablet.
Is it habit forming?
No, the medicine is not habit-forming or addictive.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
For Breastfeeding women this tablet safe to use.
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is advisable that you do not consume alcohol while on this medication, as it may lead to excessive drowsiness or calmness. It is not safe with alcohol.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It is advisable that you do not indulge in driving while on this medication since there is a possibility of you experiencing drowsy or calm and thus affecting your driving skills.
Does this affect kidney function?
The medicine can affect the functioning of kidney in people suffering from renal impairment or other kidney related issues. Therefore, it is advisable that you discuss it with your doctor if you suffer from any such diseases.
Does this affect liver function?
People suffering from liver related issues should also consult a doctor before taking the medication to avoid any serious implications.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
It is advisable that you do not miss a dosage since there is just one dose per day. Consume the missed dosage as soon as you remember.
Are there any overdose instructions?
In case of an overdose, you may experience side effects like restlessness, anxiety, confusion or dizziness. In such cases, make sure that you consult a doctor with immediate effect.
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. Selectively, It inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It also acts as a nasal decongestant. This medication works by narrowing the swelling of blood vessels in the ear and nose, thereby providing great relief from discomfort
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
EthanolUsing alcohol while taking this medication is not recommended. Any activity requiring a high level of mental alertness should be avoided in such cases.
Interaction with Medicine
The Cetirizine tablet can interact with certain medicines and ingredients to cause adverse side effects. You must avoid the tablet if you are already consuming medicines that have ingredients like alprazolam, codeine or isocarboxazid. It is advisable that you discuss about your medical history with the doctor to avoid any possible side effects.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Disease
Patients suffering from liver or kidney related diseases must not consume this medication without consulting it first with a doctor, as it can cause some serious side effects. People suffering from epilepsy too must be careful while taking the medicine as they are at a risk of experiencing increased convulsions.
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- scaly and itching skin
- weakness or unusual tiredness
- abdominal or stomach pain
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