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Generic Zyrtec 10 mg
What is Cetirizine?
Cetirizine is a medication in the group of antihistamines, which is used for treatment of different types of allergic reactions, including hay fever, hives and angioedema. The medication works by blocking the production of natural histamine in the body, which is released during an allergic reaction.
What are the indications for using generic Cetirizine?
Cetirizine is used in treatment of the following conditions:
- Allergies are reaction of the body to certain irritants, which are caused by the release of histamine and manifested though different symptoms, such as skin rash, hives, swelling, and others.
What is the dosage of generic Cetirizine?
To get the best results and avoid any adverse effects, the dosage of Cetirizine should always be approved by your medical advisor depending on the severity of your condition, medical history and age. The average dosage of Cetirizine for an ordinary patient is 5 to 10 mg a day taken independently of food. The adjustment of the dosage should always be determined by your health care specialist.
What are the contraindications for using generic Cetirizine?
Before taking this medicine, inform your health care specialist about your medical conditions and any other drugs that you are currently taking, especially sedatives, as they can add to the sedative effects caused by Cetirizine. Consult your medical advisor about consumption of Cetirizine if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding a baby, because in some cases the drug can be dangerous to an unborn baby. Avoid drinking alcohol during the period of treatment, as it can increase adverse effects caused by the drug. The medication can affect your reaction, so it is not recommended to drive or do anything that requires you being alert.
What are the adverse effects of generic Cetirizine?
Some patients experience mild adverse effects of taking Cetirizine, such as fatigue, insomnia, dizziness, dry mouth and coughing. In most cases these symptoms don’t require any special medical treatment. More severe adverse effects may include chest pain, pounding heartbeats, vision problems, confusion and problem urinating. This is not a complete list of adverse effects, but if you experience any of these serious adverse effects or get an allergic reaction to Cetirizine, you should contact your health care specialist immediately.