Zyrtec Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Cetirizine (10 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Zyrtec Tablet Information

    Zyrtec Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Allergy, Urticaria Pigmentosa, Common Cold. Other than this, Zyrtec Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Zyrtec Tablet. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Zyrtec Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Zyrtec Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    In addition, Zyrtec Tablet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Zyrtec Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Zyrtec Tablet related warnings section.

    The section on Zyrtec Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Zyrtec Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Zyrtec Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Zyrtec Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Zyrtec Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Zyrtec Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Allergy
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Allergy
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Allergy
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Zyrtec Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Zyrtec Tablet is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    Zyrtec Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Zyrtec Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can take Zyrtec safely.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Zyrtec Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Zyrtec for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Zyrtec Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Zyrtec rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Zyrtec Tablet on the Liver?


      Very few cases of side effects of Zyrtec on the liver have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Zyrtec Tablet on the Heart?


      Using Zyrtec does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

      Safe


    Zyrtec Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zyrtec Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Zyrtec Tablet

    • Is this Zyrtec Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Zyrtec Tablet.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Zyrtec Tablet you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Zyrtec Tablet only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Zyrtec Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Zyrtec Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Zyrtec Tablet


      Taking Zyrtec Tablet with food is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Zyrtec Tablet


      Consuming Zyrtec Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Zyrtec Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Zyrtec on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Discontinuation of Zyrtec on your own can cause unwanted side effects and withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Zyrtec cause weight gain?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    No, taking Zyrtec does not cause weight gain. However, long-term usage of this drug may rarely cause some weight gain. You are recommended to inform your doctor if you are experiencing any weight gain while consuming Zyrtec.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Zyrtec work?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Zyrtec works by blocking the action of histamine which is responsible for allergies in our body. This helps to relieve symptoms of allergies, such as a runny nose, sneezing, and redness, watery, itchy eyes. This drug also helps to relieve itching caused due to urticaria (hives).

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Zyrtec with phenylephrine?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Zyrtec can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Zyrtec with montelukast?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Zyrtec can be taken with montelukast. As per clinical studies, no harmful interaction has been reported after taking them. However, do not take it without doctors advise. A fixed-dose combination of [Medicinie] and montelukast is available in the market which is used in the treatment of respiratory tract inflammation.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 166-167

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 316-317

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; ZYRTEC® (cetirizine hydrochloride) Tablets and Syrup For Oral Use

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