Cetirizine 10 Biotech (10mg Film-Coated Tablet)
Cetirizine 10 Biotech is a medication commonly used to relieve allergy symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, and itching of the throat or nose. The active ingredient in Cetirizine 10 Biotech is cetirizine hydrochloride, which is an antihistamine that works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic reactions.
Dosage and Administration:
Cetirizine 10 Biotech is available in 10 mg film-coated tablets. The recommended dosage for adults and children over the age of 12 is usually one 10 mg tablet taken once daily. For children between the ages of 6 and 12, the dosage may be halved to 5 mg (half a tablet) taken once daily.
It’s advisable to take Cetirizine 10 Biotech with water, preferably at the same time each day. The medication can be taken with or without food. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it’s close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Possible Side Effects:
Cetirizine 10 Biotech is generally well-tolerated, but like any medication, it may cause side effects in some individuals. Common side effects may include drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness, headache, and stomach pain. These side effects are usually mild and temporary.
If you experience any severe side effects such as difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, or a rash, stop taking the medication and seek medical attention immediately.
Before taking Cetirizine 10 Biotech, inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking other medications. Cetirizine can interact with other drugs, so it’s important to let your doctor know about all the medications you are currently taking.
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cetirizine 10 Biotech, as it can increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness.
Cetirizine 10 Biotech is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms. It comes in 10 mg film-coated tablets. The usual dose for adults and children over 12 is 10 mg once daily. It’s important to take the medication as directed by your doctor, and inform them about any other medications you are taking. If you experience severe side effects, seek medical attention.