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CETRAMAC 10 MG SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 11.02 for 1 bottle(s) (60 ML syrup each)
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Composition for CETRAMAC

Cetirizine(10 mg)

food interaction for CETRAMAC

alcohol interaction for CETRAMAC

pregnancy interaction for CETRAMAC

lactation interaction for CETRAMAC

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cetramac 10 mg syrup at a fixed time.
Cetramac 10 mg syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Cetramac 10 mg syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Cetramac 10 mg syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CETRAMAC

Cetirizine(10 mg)

Uses

Cetramac 10 mg syrup is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Cetramac 10 mg syrup belongs to the group of medicines called antihistamines. It acts by blocking a natural substance (histamine) that is produced in the body during an allergic reaction.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Stomach pain, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for CETRAMAC

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  • CETRAL 10 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 0.32/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 9.62
    pay 75% more per ML of syrup
  • ZYNCET 10 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.09/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 32.76
    pay 495% more per ML of syrup
  • COPE 10MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 0.56/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 16.66
    pay 202% more per ML of syrup
  • CETIN 10 MG SYRUP
    (30 ML syrup in bottle)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 0.50/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 15
    pay 172% more per ML of syrup
  • CETRISON 10MG SYRUP
    (60 ML syrup in bottle)
    Patson Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 0.38/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 22.68
    pay 106% more per ML of syrup

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Expert advice for CETRAMAC

  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking cetirizine because you may feel sleepy.
  • Avoid alcohol intake while taking this drug.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects: changes in vision, severe dry mouth, trouble urinating, constipation or drowsiness.
  • Do not start or continue the cetirizine tablets:
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cetirizine or any of the other ingredients of cetirizine tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney problem or severe liver problem.
  • If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered before taking cetirizine tablets in case of any following disease conditions such as fits, severe kidney impairment, intolerance to sugars.

Frequently asked questions for CETRAMAC

Cetirizine

Q.Is cetirizine/ Alerid safe?
Cetirizine/ Alerid is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is cetirizine/ Alerid/ Alerid syrup an antihistamine/antibiotic/steroid?
Cetirizine is an antihistaminic drug. It is not an antibiotic or steroid

Q.Is cetirizine good for cold/ used for sore throat/ allergic reaction/itching/hives?
Cetirizine is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. It is also used to treat hives, but not used for sore throat. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is cetirizine/ Alerid D banned?
It is available in India and should be taken as advised by doctor

Q.How long can I take cetirizine for?
Patient should take cetirizine as directed by doctor

Q.Can you take cetirizine for prickly heat?
Cetirizine can be used for prickly heat to reduce the itching. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take cetirizine with paracetamol/ aspirin/ ibuprofen/ DayQuil/ prednisone/ Benadryl?
Cetirizine can be taken along with paracetamol, aspirin, ibuprofen, or prednisone. However, taking Benadryl and Dayquil along with cetirizine can increase the drowsiness. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Can I take cetirizine with high blood pressure?
Patients with high blood pressure can take cetirizine. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take cetirizine with loratadine/ diphenhydramine/ brompheniramine/ fexofenadine?
No. Patient should not take cetirizine with these drugs as they are from same category of antihistamines. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take cetirizine with antibiotics/ azithromycin/ citalopram/ sertraline?
Yes, as there are no expected reactions with cetirizine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does cetirizine make you sleepy or cause drowsiness?
Patient may feel sleepy after taking cetirizine. Always consult your doctor

Q.Does cetirizine make you gain weight?
It is rarely seen, but there is a possibility that cetirizine, like other anti-histamines might cause gain in weight

Q.Does cetirizine contain diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/aspirin/acetaminophen (paracetamol)?
No. Cetirizine does not contain diphenhydramine/pseudoephedrine/aspirin. However doctor may prescribe cetirizine in combination with these drugs.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)