CETIRINAX 10 mg. 20 tablets
Cetirinax is an antiallergic drug.
CETIRINAX 10 mg. 20 tablets
What Cetirinax and what it is used?
Cetirinax contains the active ingredient cetirizine dihydrochloride.
Cetirinax is an antiallergic drug.
Cetirinax is indicated in adults and children 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 CETIRINAX
Do not use Cetirinax:
- If you have severe renal impairment (severe renal failure with creatinine clearance below 10 ml / min).
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance Tsitirinaks to any of the ingredients to hydroxyzine or to any piperazine derivatives.
Do not take Tsitirinaks 10 mg tablets:
- If you zabolyalane hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malaosorbtsiya.
Take special care with Cetirinax
If you have kidney failure, 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 cetirizine with alcohol (at a concentration of alcohol in the blood 0,5 g / 1. Corresponding to a glass of wine). However, as with all antihistamines are not recommended for 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 is not expected interaction with other drugs.
Taking Cetirinax 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, use of Cetirinax during pregnancy should be avoided. Occasional use by pregnant women should not lead to damage to the fetus, but the drug should be discontinued.
Cetirinax is contraindicated in nursing mothers as it passes into breast milk cetirizine.
Driving and using machines
Clinical studies have not shown impaired attention, alertness and ability to drive after taking cetirizine at the recommended dose. If you intend to drive, engage in potentially hazardous activities or operate machinery should not exceed the recommended dose. Consider carefully the effect.
If you are 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 Cetirinax
Cetirinax film-coated tablets contain lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, consult before taking this medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE CETIRINAX?
How and when to take Cetirinax?
Follow the recommendations below, unless your doctor has given you different instructions for use of Cetirinax.
Follow the instructions, otherwise Cetirinax 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 1 tablet.
Children between 6 and 12 years of age:
5 mg twice daily as a half tablet twice daily. Patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
In patients with moderate renal impairment are recommended to take 5 mg once daily.
If you feel that the effect of Cetirinax 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 you should Cetirinax
If you think you have overdosed Cetirinax, please tell your doctor. Your doctor will decide what measures should be taken if necessary.
After 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), an abnormally fast heart rate, tremors, and urinary retention.
If you forget to take Cetirinax
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, Cetirinax can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Adverse reactions are ranked by frequency of occurrence as follows: (common: 1 patient in 100 to 1 in 10 uncommon: 1 patient in 1000 to 1 in 100, rare: 1 patient in 10,000 to 1 in 1000, very rare: less than 1 in 10,000).
Blood and lymphatic system disorders:
very rare: thrombocytopenia (low blood platelets)
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 hepatic function
rare: weight gain
Nervous system disorders:
Common: dizziness, headache
Uncommon: paraesthesia (unusual sensations on 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 disorders:
very rare: abnormal urine output;
Respiratory system disorders:
Uncommon: pharyngitis, rhinitis
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders:
Uncommon: pruritus, rash
rare: urticaria (hives)
very rare: edema, fixed drug eruption
Tell your doctor if you develop any of these side effects.
At the first signs of a hypersensitivity reaction, stop taking Cetirinax. Your doctor will assess the severity and decide what further steps 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 CETIRINAX?
Keep out of reach of children. At temperatures below 25 ° C.
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
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).
Cetirinax looks like and contents of the pack?
White to off-white, oval film-coated tablets with size 5.7 x 11.4 mm with a divider line. On one side of the tablets are marked "C" and reverse "J" and "E" on both sides of the score.
10 number of tablets in a blister; one and two blisters in a cardboard box.