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CTZ Plus Tablet


Overview

Uses of CTZ Plus Tablet

CTZ Plus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Restlessness
  • Sleepiness

How to use CTZ Plus Tablet

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. CTZ Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How CTZ Plus Tablet works

CTZ Plus Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Cetirizine, Phenylephrine and Caffeine. Cetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Caffeine is a stimulant which decreases sleepiness caused by Cetirizine.

CTZ Plus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with CTZ Plus Tablet. Taking caffeine with alcohol may impair the motor coordination
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
CTZ Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CTZ Plus Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CTZ Plus Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
CTZ Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CTZ Plus 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.
Liver
CTZ Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of CTZ Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to CTZ Plus

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suffering from cold symptoms like itchy, watery eyes, and/or a runny nose. took no cold tab of cipla 4 times keeping 5 hours interval but no effect on these symptoms. .kindly advice
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
ctz plus twice daily for 3 days
Sinusitis, Cold , running nose and tears on eyes , please suggest medication for such symptoms.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
CTZ plus twice daily for 3dya
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Are there any contraindication associated with use of this drug?

The use of CTZ Plus is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to the medicine or any other inactive ingredients of it. Caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.

Q. What should I avoid while taking CTZ Plus?

Avoid use of alcohol and engaging in hazardous occupations requiring complete mental alertness such as driving or operating machinery while taking CTZ Plus.

Q. What should I know about storage and disposal of CTZ Plus?

Store your medicines in a cool dry place and keep them in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store them out of sight and out of reach from children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children, and other people cannot consume them.

Q. Can the use of CTZ Plus cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, CTZ Plus may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your regular daily activities. Do not drive car, operate machinery, work at heights, or participate in potentially dangerous activities at the beginning of your treatment until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episode while you are taking this medicine.

Q. Can the use of CTZ Plus cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of CTZ Plus can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.

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References
  1. Cetirizine. New York, New York: Pfizer Labs; 2003. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Phenylephrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Ltd.; 2004 [revised 20 Mar. 2014]. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Caffeine. Harold Hill: Macarthys Laboratories Limited; 2011 [revised 8 Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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