Cetirizine Tablet 10mg (CETIZINE-10) – 100

Cetirizine is a generic antihistamine commonly used in the Philippines. Just like other antihistamines, it is used to relieve symptoms of allergic inflammation of the nasal pathways due to allergens like dust and pollen.

Cetirizine works by blocking the action of an allergen (histamine) in the body.

You can get a generic cetirizine tablet at an affordable price over-the-counter (OTC) at any The Generics Pharmacy branch nationwide.

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Cetirizine Tab 10mg (CETIZINE-10)-100

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What is in cetirizine

The cetirizine tablet contains:

  • Cetirizine hydrochloride

What is the cetirizine used for?

Cetirizine is used to combat the symptoms of related to allergic reactions including:

  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy or watery eyes
  • Itchy throat or nose

How much and how often should you use cetirizine?

Your dose and how often you take cetirizine will depend on the following factors:

  • Age
  • Your health
  • Health of your liver
  • Health of your kidneys
  • Medicines recommended by your doctor
  • Any other medicines being used
  • Herbal supplements in use
  • Response to the medicine

Adult

  • Recommended: 5 -10 mg once daily
  • Maximum: 10 mg/day

Children (children of 6 years and above)

  • Recommended: 5 – 10 mg once daily
  • Maximum: 10 mg/day

Precautions

Consult with your doctor before taking cetirizine if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Abnormality in functioning of kidneys
  • Abnormality in liver function
  • Allergic to cetirizine
  • Epilepsy
  • Inability to completely empty the bladder
  • Prior history of using tranquilizers or sedatives
  • Prostate enlargement (prostatic hyperplasia)
  • Spinal cord injury (spinal cord lesion)
  • Use of central nervous system depressants
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding

Side Effects

Below are the possible side effects that you may experience from taking cetirizine. These side effects are possible but do not always occur. If you experience any of these side effects that you find bothersome, stop taking the product and immediately consult with your doctor.

  • Drowsiness
  • Relaxed and calm
  • Sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Belching
  • Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, “pins and needles”, or tingling feelings
  • Change or loss of taste
  • Feeling hot
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Increased sweating
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Because cetirizine can cause drowsiness and headaches, do not take cetirizine while operating heavy machinery or driving.

Cetirizine is a generic antihistamine commonly used in the Philippines. Just like other antihistamines, it is used to relieve symptoms of allergic inflammation of the nasal pathways due to allergens like dust and pollen.

Cetirizine works by blocking the action of an allergen (histamine) in the body.

You can get a generic cetirizine tablet at an affordable price over-the-counter (OTC) at any The Generics Pharmacy branch nationwide.

WHERE TO BUY

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