Medicine Overview of Cetrizine Tablet
Side Effect of Cetrizine is Sleepiness.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.
In Depth Information on Cetrizine Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
- It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.
- It is okay to take Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet with most other medications as it has few drug interactions.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
- Stop taking Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Cetrizine Tablet related warnings
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet 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.
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cetrizine 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Cetrizine
Suffering from cold , sneezing and little cough from past 5-6 days. Took cetrizine and cough cyrup.that help for time being. Kindly prescribe some good medicine
Dr. Pushkar Mani
continue with same medsadd azithromycin 500 mgonce daily for 3 days
I delivered child 3 months back. Now I am having cold with running nose. Whether it will affect my child?
Dr. Dharna Gupta
Gynaecologist and General Physician
Hi PATIENT steam and cetrizine for the cold.take crocin SOS if there is fever.baby mag catch cold from you. So take precautions!!
High fever, heavy cold , nose blocked
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Hello, start Syp cetrizine 2.5 ml twice daily for 4 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage.For fever out can give syp calpol for fever.
During last 6 month I have sever itching in heads with pimple in scalp and itching is stop when I take antiallergenic tablet Like cetrizine
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Use use khadirarishta ,nalpradi oil
Any remedy for running nose. Its been there for last 2 days
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Hello, it's mainly because of viral fever. Start Syp cetrizine 2.5 ml once daily for 4 days. Also strat nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage.
suggest another syrup for alex junior 60 ml bottle glenmark rs 68-
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Hello, you can start Syp. Cetrizine 5 ml once daily for 4 days. Or start Syp. Maxtra 5 ml thrice daily for 4 days.
Suffering from sever daoirrea and abdominal pain. With fever and cold. So please advice me what medicine I will take pls
Dr. Pushkar Mani
norflox M LB teice daily for 3 days and paracetamol 500 mg thrice daily for 2 days Than SOS, cetrizine 10 mg twice daily for 3 days
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Frequently asked questions about Cetrizine Tablet
Q. Can I take Cetrizine with Betahistine?
Cetrizine should not be taken with Betahistine as Cetrizine has antihistamine action and Betahistine has histamine-like action. Using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Cetirizine 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. 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 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 make you gain weight?
It is rarely seen, but there is a possibility that cetirizine, like other anti-histamines, might cause weight gain.
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