Alnix

Alnix

cetirizine

Manufacturer:

Amherst Lab

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cetirizine diHCl
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis eg, sneezing, runny, itchy nose; itchy, watery eyes; allergic conjunctivitis; skin symptoms of allergy eg, itch & rash.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult & childn >12 yr 1 tab once daily. Childn 6-12 yr ½ tab bid or 1 tab once daily. Syr Childn 6-12 yr 10 mL once daily or 5 mL bid, 2-5 yr 5 mL once daily or 2.5 mL bid. Oral drops Childn 2-5 yr 2 mL once daily or 1 mL bid, 12 mth to <2 yr 1 mL once daily or bid. Infant 6 to <12 mth 1 mL once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Concomitant use w/ alcohol, medicines for anxiety or sleep disorder (eg, alprazolam, diazepam, chlordiazepoxide, temazepam, triazolam), depression (eg, amitriptyline, doxepin, nortriptyline, fluoxetine, sertraline, paroxetine) or other cold or allergy drugs or drugs that may cause drowsiness, sleepiness & relaxation.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness/sleepiness, sore throat, headache, nausea. Adult & childn ≥12 yr: Excessive tiredness, dry mouth, dizziness. Childn 6-11 yr: Stomach pain, cough, diarrhea, bronchospasm, epistaxis, vomiting.
Drug Interactions
May result in hypertensive crisis w/ antidepressants.
ATC Classification
R06AE07 - cetirizine ; Belongs to the class of piperazine derivatives used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Alnix oral drops 2.5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
Form
Alnix syr 5 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
30 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
Form
Alnix tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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