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      MRP 18.05

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      ZYRTEC 10MG TAB

      Zyrtec Tablet 10mg
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Zyrtec Tablet 10mg is usually prescribed in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, perennial allergic rhinitis, and chronic urticaria. The signs and symptoms include runny / stuffy nose, red, itchy, and watery eyes, sneezing, and swelling around the eyes. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Zyrtec Tablet 10mg is cetirizine 10mg.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Cetirizine acts by blocking histamines which are produced in the body during allergic reactions. Thus by inhibiting these histamines, allergic reactions are controlled or reduced.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before taking the Zyrtec Tablet 10mg:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the components used in the Zyrtec Tablet 10mg such as cetirizine and hydroxzine
      • End stage renal disease/undergoing haemodialysis
      • Caution:
      • Concurrent CNS depressant use
      • Alcohol use
      • Urinary retention risk
      • Prostatic hypertrophy
      • Spinal cord injury
      • Hepatic impairment
      • Renal impairment
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Zyrtec Tablet 10mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

      • DrowsineSS
      • Fatigue
      • Abdominal pain
      • Headache
      • Dry mucous membrane
      • Diarrhea
      • Pharyngitis
      • Dizziness
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Bronchospasm
      • Anaphylaxis/anaphylactoid reaction
      • Hypersensitivity reaction
      • Hepatotoxicity
      • Cholestasis
      • Seizures
      • Anemia, hemolytic
      • Thrombocytopenia
      • Syncope
      • Hypotension, severe
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the Zyrtec Tablet 10mg immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break/crush/ chew it.

      Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which may be dangerous to your health.

      Take the Zyrtec Tablet 10mg with or without food.
      Take the medicine at the prescribed time and dosage.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

      • Confusion
      • Diarrhea
      • Dizziness
      • Fatigue
      • Headache
      • Malaise
      • Mydriasis
      • Pruritus
      • Restlessness
      • Sedation
      • Somnolence
      • Stupor
      • Tachycardia
      • Tremor
      • Urinary retension
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Zyrtec Tablet 10mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution advised among people with renal problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of Zyrtec Tablet 10mg.

      Liver:

      Caution advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of Zyrtec Tablet 10mg.

      Pregnancy:

      Safety during pregnancy is unknown. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant during the treatment.

      Lactation:

      Safety during lactation is unknown. Therefore, take the advice of your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

      Food:

      Decreased rate of absorption when taken with food; enhanced CNS depressant effect with alcohol.

      Drug Interactions:

      Exercise caution when used with other medication. Especially, if you are on CNS depressants such as sedatives and tranquilizers. Therefore, inform your doctor about your current list of medicine(s) (if any) during the treatment.

      Precautions
      • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
      • Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
      • Do not use Zyrtec Tablet 10mg beyond its expiry.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category N: No information available.


      Drug Composition information
      Therapeutic Classification

      Antihistamines & Antiallergics


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      It is an anti-allergic medicine belonging to group of medicine called anti-histamines. It is predominantly used to relieve symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, hay fever and nasal congestion. It is prescribed for treating common cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, cough, congestion, itchy/watery eyes or for skin rashes such as chronic nettle rash, idiopathic urticaria in adult and children above 6 years of age. This medicine is effective in treating both seasonal allergic rhinitis and perennial allergic rhinitis which occurs at any time of the year.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, dry mouth or throat, rash, oral or pharyngeal hypoesthesia, abdominal pain, dizziness and drowsiness, swelling of face, throat, limbs and pruritis.

      Q3. Should we take Zyrtec 10MG tablet with food or without food?

      The tablet can be taken with or without food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet and severe renal impairment. Caution is advised among patients with increased risk of urinary retention, epilepsy, hepatic impairment, renal impairment, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Zyrtec 10MG tablet make you sleepy?

      The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Zyrtec 10MG tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Zyrtec 10MG tablet lead to?

      The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, restlessness, mydriasis, sedation, urinary retention.

      Q7. Can I take Zyrtec 10MG tablet during pregnancy?

      This tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown low or no effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Q8. Can Zyrtec 10MG tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as headache, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the expectorant should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Zyrtec 10MG tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Zyrtec 10MG tablet to children?

      This tablet is not recommended for children below 6 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      The duration required for this medicine to show its effect in the body can be observed within 30-45 minutes of administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Zyrtec 10MG tablet last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is clinically not established.

      Q15. Can we take Zyrtec 10MG tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is twice a day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. Do not take the medicine for more than 1 week. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Zyrtec 10MG tablet?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

      village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

      Packed By

      DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

      village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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