Ceritec

Ceritec

cetirizine

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cetirizine HCl
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of seasonal rhinitis, perennial allergic rhinitis & urticaria of allergic origin.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 10 mg once daily. Childn ≥6 yr 5 mg bd or 10 mg once daily, 3-6 yr 2.5 mg bd or 5 mg once daily. Syr Adult & adolescent >12 yr 10 mg (10 mL) once daily. Childn 6-12 yr 10 mg (10 mL) in 1 or 2 divided doses; 2-6 yr 5 mg (5 mL) in 1 or 2 divided doses; 1-2 yr 2.5 mg (2.5 mL) bd.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <10 mL/min). Pregnancy (1st trimester) & lactation.
Special Precautions
Epilepsy & convulsion. Phenylketonuria. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, agitation, dry mouth & GI discomfort.
Drug Interactions
Sedatives, alcohol.
ATC Classification
R06AE07 - cetirizine ; Belongs to the class of piperazine derivatives used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ceritec FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Ceritec syr 1 mg/mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
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