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  CTZ
 Manufacturer Psychotropics India Limited (PIL)
 Generic Cetirizine
 Package/s Tablet 10 mg, (Rs. 16.00)
 About Cetirizine Second Generation H1 Antagonist, Metabolite of hydroxyzine, Antihistamine. More details.....
 Dosage Oral- Adult - 10 mg daily, single dose Children (6-12 years) -5 mg daily. ....More details.....
 Pregnancy Contraindicated
 Breast Feeding Contraindicated
 Old Age Use with caution
 Children Use with caution
 Mechanism Of Action This drug is a selective peripheral H1 receptor antagonist. Thus it inhibits the allergic symptoms produced by histamines like cold, rhinorrhea, sneez....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Absorption- Well absorbed after oral administration Distribution-Widely distributed in the body. 93% bound to the plasma proteins. It enters to the C....More details.....
 OnsetOfAction 10-30 min....More details.....
 DurationOfAction 12-24hrs....More details.....
 AdverseEffect 1. Somnolence. 2. Fatigue 3. Malaise 4. Headache 5. Dry mouth 6. CNS stimulation in children 7. Dizziness 8. Tinnitus....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions 1. Renal impairment. 2. Hepatic dysfunction. 3. Haemodialysis. 4. Any work which require mental alertness like driving or machine operati....More details.....
 Indications 1. Sneezing 2. Rhinorrhoea 3. Postnasal discharge. 4. Common coughs 5. Colds. 6. Chronic urticaria 7. Dermatitis 8. Pruritic ski....More details.....
 Interactions Alcohol: Avoid excessive alcohol consumption.....More details.....
 Storage Store in cool, dry, dark place....More details.....
 MissedDosage Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.....More details.....
 Overdose Give symptomatic and supportive treatment.....More details.....
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