Zyrtec D 6 tablets
Zyrtec D Tablets
WHAT Zyrtec-D AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Zyrtec-D is combined antiallergic agent. Zyrtec-D is indicated for the treatment of symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, nasal congestion, sneezing, rhinorrhea (discharge from the nose), itching of the nose and eyes.
ZYRTEC-D should be used when needed and hypoallergenic properties of cetirizine hydrochloride and the nasal decongestant effect of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride to unclog your nose.
BEFORE YOU TAKE ZYRTEC-D
Do not take Zyrtec-D:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients of Zyrtec-D to ephedrine or piperazines. (See What ZYRTEC-D),
If you have severe hypertension (high blood pressure) and severe
vessels of the heart
If you take dehidroergotamin,
If you have severe renal disease, uncontrolled hyperthyroidism, severe arrhythmias, pheochromocytoma, increased intraocular pressure, or urinary retention.
If you are taking medicines of the MAO inhibitors (including the previous two weeks)
If you have a stroke
If you are at high risk for hemorrhagic stroke.
Not recommended for use Zyrtec-D in children under 12 years of age.
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.
Taking Zyrtec-D with food and drink
You can take Zyrtec-D with or without food. Do not take Zyrtec-D with alcohol.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Do not take Zyrtec-D if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines:
ZYRTEC-D at the recommended dose is not expected to cause sleepiness or less alert. At doses higher than normally recommended, may occur effects on the central nervous system (see Possible side effects). Do not drive or operate potentially dangerous machinery if you feel drowsy or dizzy, or if you have exceeded
Important information about some of the ingredients of Zyrtec-D
These tablets contain lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, you should contact your doctor before taking the tablets.
HOW TO TAKE ZYRTEC-D?
Adults and children over 12 years:
The usual dose is one tablet twice daily (morning and evening).
The tablets should be swallowed whole and not chewed or crushed, with liquid.
The duration of treatment should not exceed the period of symptoms or more than 2-3 weeks. For relief of nasal symptoms, if necessary, treatment should be continued with cetirizine. In patients with moderate renal or hepatic impairment, the dose should be reduced to 1 tablet daily.
If you take an overdose of ZYRTEC-D:
Tell your doctor immediately if you take more tablets than.
After significant overdose Zyrtec-D treatment is symptomatic and supportive, given all the drugs taken simultaneously. If vomiting occurs spontaneously, it should be induced. Gastric lavage is recommended. There is no specific antidote (antidote). Cetirizine and pseudoephedrine eliminate minor hemodialysis.
If you forget to take Zyrtec-D:
If you forget to take Zyrtec-D, or you take a lower dose, do not take a double dose to make up, wait the allotted time for the next dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medication Zyrtec-D can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Tell your doctor if you have any of the following and they worry you:
Common side effects (occur in 1 in 100 to 1 in 10 patients)
Common side effects include: rapid heartbeat, dry mouth, fatigue, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, nervousness, insomnia.
Uncommon side effects (occur in 1 in 1,000 to 1 in 100 patients)
As no common side effects include: restlessness, anxiety.
Rare side effects (occur in 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 1000 patients)
Rare side effects include arrhythmia, vomiting, liver
failure, convulsions, tremors, hallucinations, difficulty in urinating, dry
skin rash, increased sweating, itching, hypersensitivity pallor.
Very rare (affects less than 1 in 1000 patients)
Very rare side effects are: ischemic colitis, altered taste, stroke, psychotic disorder, fixed drug eruption, vascular edema, vascular collapse.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
HOW TO STORE ZYRTEC-D?
Keep out of reach of children.
Does not require any special storage conditions.
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton and blister. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Active substance: cetirizine hydrochloride and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride.
The other ingredients are:
Core: hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, silica colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium. Film coating: hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E 171), macrogol 400.
ZYRTEC-D Tablets are packaged in blister packs and in cartons. Each tablet contains 5 mg of cetirizine hydrochloride immediate release and 120 mg pseudoephedrine hydrochloride for extended release.