Contents : Cetirizine hcl -5mg
Packing : 10
CETIRIZINE is the chemical name for zyrtec Two strengths are available for ‘Zyrtec’ Tablets: 5mg and 10mg oral tablets.
Zyrtec Common Uses
Zyrtec is used to treat both seasonal and perennial allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose (rhinitis), itching eyes, and sneezing; this medicine is an antihistamine. Zyrtec can also be used treat hives.
Before Using Zyrtec
There are chances that any other medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine therefore all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking should be known by your doctor or pharmacist. If you are taking other medicines that cause drowsiness such as medicine for sleep (e.g., sedatives), tranquilizers, anti-anxiety medicines (e.g., diazepam), narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines (e.g., phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine, or tricyclics such as amitriptyline), anti-seizure medicines (e.g., carbamazepine), muscle relaxants, or other antihistamines that cause drowsiness (e.g., diphenhydramine) than additional observation should be required of your dose or condition. Without consulting doctor do not start or stop taking the medicine. If you have any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding than immediately inform your doctor. If you have an allergy to the medicine hydroxyzine, it is recommended not to take Zyrtec. If you have a history of kidney disease, or liver disease, additional monitoring of your dose may be needed. If you have any further queries regarding the medicine than contact your doctor.
Zyrtec should be stored at room temperature between 15-30 degrees C in a tightly-sealed container and in a dry place and away from heat and direct light. Storage between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is allowed.