Alerest

Alerest

cetirizine

Manufacturer:

Community Pharm PCL

Distributor:

Community Pharm PCL
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cetirizine diHCl
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of seasonal rhinitis & conjunctivitis, perennial allergic rhinitis, pruritus & urticaria of allergic origin & insect bites.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn ≥6 yr 10 mg once daily. Childn 2-6 yr 5 mg once daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food. Take w/ a little liqd during the evening meal. The dose may be taken as divided dose in the morning & in the evening to reduce side effects (e.g, drowsiness).
Contraindications
Special Precautions
May impair ability to drive & operate machinery. Pregnancy (1st trimester) & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, agitation, dry mouth, GI discomfort.
ATC Classification
R06AE07 - cetirizine ; Belongs to the class of piperazine derivatives used as systemic antihistamines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Alerest tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
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