food interaction for CETRIPLUS
alcohol interaction for CETRIPLUS
pregnancy interaction for CETRIPLUS
lactation interaction for CETRIPLUS
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Cetriplus 300 mg/10 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Cetriplus 300 mg/10 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR CETRIPLUS
Diethylcarbamazine is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and filariasis.
How it works
Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medication called anti-helminthic. It can act against both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis..
Common side effects
Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Fever, Vertigo.
SUBSTITUTES FOR CETRIPLUS
- ZINOFIL FORTE 300 MG/10 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Med Manor Organics Pvt LtdRs. 5.50/tabletRs. 55pay 10% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR CETRIPLUS
Do not take diethylcarbamazine:
- If you have had a history of convulsions or epilepsy.
- If you have kidney or heart problems.
- If you are greater than 65 years of age.
- If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Frequently asked questions FOR CETRIPLUS
Q. What is diethylcarbamazine used for?
Diethylcarbamazine is used to treat parasitic worm infection and filariasis (elephantiasis), a disfiguring disease in which swelling of arms, legs or other body parts may occur. It is used to treat Bancroft's filariasis, eosinophilic lung, loiasis and river blindness (onchocerciasis).
Q. How does diethylcarbamazine work?
Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medicines known as anti-helminthics. It works by killing both the larval and adult forms of the parasitic worms that cause filariasis.
Q. Is diethylcarbamazine an antibiotic?
Diethylcarbamazine is not an antibiotic. Diethylcarbamazine belongs to a class of medicines known as anthelminthic agents.
Q. Is diethylcarbamazine safe in pregnancy?
Diethylcarbamazine is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Human and animal studies are not available. Please talk to your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. How is diethylcarbamazine administered?
Diethylcarbamazine is administered orally in the form of tablet. The dose is different for different conditions. Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.
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/ Alerid D banned?
It is available in India and should be taken as advised 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 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 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 gain weight?
It is rarely seen, but there is a possibility that cetirizine, like other anti-histamines might cause gain in weight
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 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. How long can I take cetirizine for?
Patient should take cetirizine as directed by doctor
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 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. Does cetirizine make you sleepy or cause drowsiness?
Patient may feel sleepy after taking cetirizine. Always consult your doctor
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.
Q. Can I take Cetirizine with Betahistine?
Cetirizine should not be taken with Betahistine as it has antihistamine action and Betahistine has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.