CETIRINAX 10 mg. 10 tablets

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CETIRINAX 10 mg. 10 tablets
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What Cetirinax and what it is used?
Cetirinax is hypoallergenic medication.
It is used for the symptomatic treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis (runny nose with discharge, itchy nose, sneezing often) ASSOCIATED with it allergic conjunctivitis (eye inflammation with itching, redness and tearing) and chronic idiopathic urticaria (allergic skin inflammation hives) in adults and children over 12 years:
In children aged 6-12 years is used for the symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis (seasonal and perennial) and chronic idiopathic urticaria.

2. BEFORE YOU USE CETIRINAX
Do not use Cetirinax:
• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
• Children under the age of six years.
• In severe renal impairment.

Take special care with Cetirinax
It is possible that long-term treatment with cetirizine to increase the risk of caries due to dry mouth. We therefore need to PAY particular attention to maintaining good oral hygiene.
In damaged liver and renal function may be reduced excretion from the body of cetirizine, which is why caution in its APPLICATION.
Cetirizine can enhance the effects of alcohol. Caution should be exercised with the concomitant use of alcohol and cetirizine.
And the recommended dose should not be exceeded. If symptoms persist, you need to consult a DOCTOR.

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. Allergy testing: use of cetirizine should be discontinued three days before testing for allergy.
Cetirizine can enhance the effects of alcohol. Caution should be exercised with the concomitant use of alcohol and cetirizine.
Caution should be exercised when co-administering cetirizine and drugs from the group of so-called depressants of the central nervous system.

Taking Cetirinax with food and drink
No evidence of need for a special diet during treatment with this product.
Cetirizine can enhance the effects of alcohol. Caution should be exercised with the concomitant use of alcohol and cetirizine.

Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your DOCTOR or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
Like most drugs, the use of Cetirinax during pregnancy should be avoided. Cetirinax is contraindicated in NURSING mothers as it is excreted in human milk.

Driving and using machines
Cetirizine may affect mild or moderate influence on the ability to respond. This should be taken into account when treatment with cetirizine in patients who need to engage in activities REQUIRING alertness such as driving or operating machinery. Cetirizine may potentiate the effects of alcohol and simultaneously passed depressants of the central nervous system.

Important INFORMATION about some of the ingredients of Cetirinax
Tenzotran contains lactose (milk sugar) and is unsuitable for people with lactose intolerance.

3. HOW TO TAKE CETIRINAX?
Always take Cetirinax exactly as prescribed by your DOCTOR. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist!
Adults and children over 12 years: 10 mg (1 tablet.) Once daily.
If during treatment experience somnolence, the tablet may be administered in the evening.

Children aged 6-12 years, weighing more than 30
10 mg (1 tablet.) Once daily or 5 mg (1/2 table.) Twice daily (morning and evening).

Children aged 6-12 years who weigh less than 30 mg
5 mg (1/2 Table.) Once a day.
Cetirizine is contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment. In patients with moderate renal impairment, the dose should be reduced to 5 mg (1/2 Table.) Per day.

Elderly:
No evidence of need for dose reduction in elderly patients if renal function is normal.
The duration of treatment depends on the response of the symptoms. If you take more than you should Cetirinax
When taking a higher dose than prescribed, immediately consult a DOCTOR!

symptoms
Possible overdose symptoms include: confusion, drowsiness, loss of consciousness and / or excitement (especially in children), hallucinations, seizures, dry mouth, fever, fundus, urinary retention, nausea and vomiting, palpitations and if of the intake of large doses of highly possible lowering of blood pressure and arrhythmias. Drowsiness may be a symptom of overdosage.

treatment
There is no specific antidote.
Measures depend on the time elapsed after taking the drug and severity of symptoms. In recent drug intake should be gastric lavage followed by symptomatic and supportive treatment, Cetirizine is not effectively removed by dialysis.

If you forget to take Cetirinax
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Do this in the next regular 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, Cetirinax can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse reactions are ranked by frequency of occurrence as follows:
Very common (> 1/10), common (> 1/100, <1/10)
not common (> 1/1 000, <1/100)
Rare (> 1/10 000, <000 1/1)
very rare (<1/10 000)
known (from the available data can not be estimated).
Immune system disorders:
Very rare: allergic skin reactions, edema edema (swelling of the soft tissues of the face, lips, tongue and throat).

Blood and lymphatic system disorders:
Very rare: a reduction in the number of platelets (cells responsible for blood clotting).
Nervous system disorders:
Common: somnolence, drowsiness in children and adults
Uncommon: headache, dizziness, agitation.
Rare: convulsions.
Very rare: syncope (fainting).
Eye disorders:
Very rare: spasmodic movement of the eyeballs in a certain POSITION, often up that lasts from minutes to hours.
Cardiac disorders:
Rare: palpitations.
Not known: palpitations (feeling palpitations).
Gastrointestinal disorders:
Common: dry mouth.
Uncommon: abdominal complaints and digestive problems.
Hepatobiliary disorders:
Rare: abnormal liver function tests.
Very rare: hepatitis.

General disorders:
Rare: weight gain.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your DOCTOR or pharmacist

5. STORAGE
Store out of reach of children. At temperatures below 25 ° C.
Cetirinax not use after the expiry date stated on the carton.
The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Medicines should not be disposed of via 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
What Cetirinax?
The active ingredient in one tablet is cetirizine dihydrochloride 10,0 mg. The other ingredients are cellulose microcrystalline, lactose monohydrate, crospovidone, silica colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate. Film-coating: hypromellose, macrogol stearate, cellulose, microcrystalline, propylene glycol, titanium dioxide (E 171).

Cetirinax looks like and contents of the pack?
description
White to off-white, oval film-coated tablets with size 5,7 x 11,4 mm scored. On one side of the tablets are marked "C" and reverse "J" and "E" on both sides of the score.
package
10 number of tablets in a blister; one and two blisters in a cardboard box.
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