CETIRINAKS 10 mg. 20 tablets
Cetirinaks contains the active substance cetirizine dihydrochloride.
Cetirinaks is anti-allergic medicine.
Cetirinaks is indicated in adults and children over 6 years of age:
for the relief of nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
- For the relief of chronic hives (urticaria).
2. BEFORE YOU USE CETIRINAKS
Do not use Cetirinaks:
- If you have severe kidney disease (severe renal failure with creatinine clearance below 10 ml / min).
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance of Tsitirinaks to any of the ingredients, to hydroxyzine or to piperazine derivatives.
Do not take Tsitirinaks 10 mg tablets:
- If you have hereditary zabolyalane galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malaosorbtsiya.
Take special care with Cetirinaks
If you have renal insufficiency, please ask your doctor for advice; if necessary will take a lower dose. Your doctor will determine the next dose. If you have epilepsy or risk of convulsions, you should ask your doctor for advice.
In normal doses, no clinically significant interactions of cetirizine with alcohol (at a concentration of alcohol in the blood 0,5 g / 1. Corresponding to one glass of wine). However, as with all antihistamines, it is recommended that concomitant use of alcohol.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Due to the profile of cetirizine are not expected interaction with other drugs.
Taking Cetirinaks with food and drink
Food does not noticeably affect the absorption of cetirizine.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
As with other drugs the use of Cetirinaks during pregnancy should be avoided. Random use by pregnant women should not lead to damage to the fetus, but the drug should be discontinued.
Tsetirinaks is contraindicated in lactating women, as breast milk cetirizine.
Driving and using machines
Clinical studies have not shown impaired attention, alertness and driving capabilities after taking cetirizine at the recommended dose. If you plan to drive, engage in potentially hazardous activities or operating machinery should not exceed the recommended dose. Carefully consider the effect of the drug.
If you're a sensitive patient, you may find that the simultaneous use of alcohol or other depressant agents on the nervous system may cause additional reductions in alertness and affect your ability to react.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Tsetirinaks
Tsetirinaks film-coated tablets contain lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult him before taking this medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE CETIRINAKS?
How and when to take Cetirinaks?
Follow the recommendations below, unless your doctor has given you different instructions for use of Cetirinaks.
Follow instructions, otherwise Cetirinaks may not be fully effective. The tablets should be swallowed with a glass of liquid.
Adults and adolescents over 12 years:
10 mg once daily as 1 tablet.
Children between 6 and 12 years old:
5 mg twice daily as a half tablet twice daily. Patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
For patients with moderate renal impairment are recommended to take 5 mg once daily.
If you feel that the effect of Cetirinaks is too weak or too strong, please consult your doctor.
Duration of treatment:
The duration of treatment depends on the type, duration and course of your complaints and is determined by your doctor.
If you take more than the amount Tsetirinaks
If you think you have taken an overdose Tsetirinaks, please tell your doctor. Your doctor will decide what measures should be taken if necessary.
After an overdose, described below side effects may occur with increased frequency. Adverse effects such as confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, malaise, fundus, itching, restlessness, sedation, somnolence, stupor (stupor), abnormal rapid heart rate, tremors and urinary retention.
If you forget to take Cetirinaks
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product ask your doctor shi pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Cetirinaks can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse reactions are ranked according to frequency of occurrence as follows: (common: 1 patient in 100 to 1 in 10 uncommon: from 1 patient in 1000 to 1 100 rare: from 1 patient in 10,000 up to 1 in 1000, very rare: less than 1 in 10,000).
Blood and lymphatic system disorders:
very rare: thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets in the blood)
The whole body:
common - accommodation disturbances, blurred vision, uncontrollable eye movements.
common: dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea uncommon: abdominal pain
General disorders and administration site conditions:
Uncommon: asthenia (fatigue), malaise rare: edema (swelling)
Immune system disorders:
rare: allergic reactions, some severe (very rare)
rare: abnormal liver function
rare: weight gain
Nervous system disorders:
Common: dizziness, headache
uncommon: paresthesia (abnormal feelings of the skin)
rare: convulsions, movement disorders
very rare: syncope, tremor (shaking), altered taste.
common: somnolence uncommon: anxiety
rare: aggression, confusion, depression, hallucinations, insomnia
very rare: tic
Renal and urinary:
very rare: abnormal elimination of urine;
Respiratory system disorders:
common: pharyngitis, rhinitis
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders:
Uncommon: itching, rash
rare: urticaria (hives)
very rare: edema, fixed drug eruption
Tell your doctor if you develop any of these side effects.
At the first sign of hypersensitivity reaction, stop taking Tsetirinaks. Your doctor will assess the severity and decide on any further measures need to be taken.
If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE CETIRINAKS?
Keep out of reach of children. At temperatures below 25 ° C.
Medicines should not be disposed of in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
The active ingredient in one tablet is cetirizine dihydrochloride 10.0 mg. Other ingredients are: cellulose, micro crystalline, lactose monohydrate, crospovidone, silica colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate. Film coating: hypromellose, macrogol stearate, cellulose microcrystalline. propylene glycol, titanium dioxide (E 171).
Tsetirinaks looks like and contents of the pack?
White to off-white, oval tablets with size 5.7 x 11.4 mm with dividers and feature. On one side of the tablets are marked "C" and reverse "J" and "E" on both sides of the score.
10 pieces tablets in a blister; one and two blisters in a cardboard box.