Cetirizine — instructions for use of tablets and drops
Cetirizine from allergies: instructions for use
In recent years, more and more people began to turn to the doctor with symptoms of an allergic reaction to the sun, cold, fervent, plants and food. It would seem that natural things should not cause an inadequate reaction of the organism, but, nevertheless occurs and requires an immediate solution. To protect yourself and your family from allergies, it is recommended to use Cetirizine what exactly it will help to get rid of, details will be told by the doctor to go necessarily.
- Pharmacological effect and release form
- Instructions for use and composition
- Side effects
- Method of application and doses
- Analogues of the drug
Pharmacological effect and release form
Cetirizine instruction manual, which comes in the kit, available in the form of tablets, coated glaze shell 10 pieces in blister and also in the form of drops for reception inside in vials of dark glass of 10 ml.
The drug helps to stop allergic reactions, inhibits the release of histamine from mast cells and also reduces its action on the body with chronic allergies. Good effect gives the drug in the therapy of bronchial asthma — it improves the patient’s breathing, reduce swelling of the bronchi, relieves spasm. With regular use, this tool is able to improve the General condition of patients with seasonal allergies, and conjunctivitis. The medication is well tolerated in patients, allowed for children from 6 months. Used for the treatment of the diathesis, hay fever and rhinitis of viral or allergic nature.
Cetirizine is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream of the patient, the effect of the drug occurs after 60 minutes after ingestion and lasts 12 hours. To receive the medicine after 24 hours, the kidneys. The medication does not accumulate in the body, the exception is use during renal failure.
Instructions for use and composition
The main substance that is part of the Allergy medication cetirizine – cetirizine capable of inhibiting the late phase inflammatory cells and promotes the influx of eosinophils to the affected allergen zone. This allows you to quickly remove the swelling and redness on the skin, to stop the tearing in eye disease and to eliminate associated symptoms such as itching, burning and pain. As additional components in the product are:
- pulp microcristalina;
- lactose, monohydrate;
- magnesium stearate;
- silicon dioxide kolloidnyi bezvodne.
Considering the extensive list of components of synthetic origin, it has to be mentioned that the joint use with alcohol, possible side effects and worsening of General condition. With drugs from other groups Cetirizine tablets reaction does not come, and totally safe with proper use.
Like all medicines, this medicine has its own list of indications for use. To prescribe it for the prevention or treatment of diseases, is strictly prohibited. Tablets Cetirizine is indicated for the treatment:
- allergic rhinitis;
- inflammation of the skin;
- hay fever;
- hay fever.
The manual prohibits the use of Cetirizine for the treatment of hypersensitive people, patients with renal insufficiency, children under 6 months and people with cirrhosis of the liver. Caution in use of the drug, need to adhere to in the treatment of pregnant women. According to medical studies, any negative impact on the development of the fetus in the womb, in treatment Cetrizine was not observed, but the drug is not fully understood, so before use, you need to consult at the doctor. Cetirizine drops and tablets can stand out with breast milk, so in the use of this medication, breast-feeding should stop.
If were not met, indicated by a physician the dosage or the drug is used incorrectly by the patient, may experience adverse reactions. In most cases, after treatment with illiterate Cetirizina develop these symptoms:
- pain in the abdomen;
- increased sensitivity;
- aggression and confusion;
- impaired memory;
- the excitation of appetite.
If you notice, at least one of the symptoms, immediately discontinue treatment and seek medical assistance in a hospital. You will be assigned the use of sorbents and pick another antihistamine. There is a high probability that you have a personal intolerance to any component of the medication.
With proper use of patient medications and strict compliance with medical recommendations, side effects easy to avoid. The drug is not toxic and rarely gives a negative reaction, if there are no contraindications.
Method of application and doses
The duration of therapy and dosage should be prescribed by a doctor based on your condition and individual peculiarities of the organism. The optimal dose for adults and children after 6 years, is considered to be 1 tablet once a day, preferably before bedtime. If necessary, 1 tablet divided into two doses. Capsule, it is important to drink a full glass of water, it improves absorption and speeds up the onset of effect. In elderly patients with age-related disorders of the kidneys, you can adjust the dosage they prescribe half a tablet once a day 1. If you are using medication in the form of drops, it shows 10 drops to 1 teaspoon of sugar, the elderly and people — 5 drops to 1 liter of sugar. Sugar can be replaced with bread or half a glass of water.
In the process of therapy Cetirizina not excluded overdose. If you exceed the daily rate of the drug, there will be tachycardia, tremor, stupor, nausea, vomiting, and urinary retention. The patient shown urgent gastric lavage and treatment with sorbents.
Cetirizine may affect the ability to drive vehicles and perform work requiring utmost concentration. During treatment, you need to protect yourself from potentially hazardous activities.
Analogues of the drug
In an extensive range of pharmacy, offers medicines similar in principle of its action to Cetirizine, they are able to replace it, if necessary. Very well are antihistamines, such as:
Each of the drugs, is well tolerated by patients, and quickly gives an antiallergic effect. It is very important to read the user manual prior to use to eliminate the likelihood of side effects. Do not own to buy the above medicines or treated with drugs that were prescribed to your friends with similar symptoms.
Overall feedback from patients about the drug Citrine positive, as in 98% of cases, it gives a therapeutic effect for three days. Now, what can you say about the medicine people who received treatment:
I love the summer and spring, but with the onset of April, I’m getting watery eyes, nasal congestion and a number of other unpleasant symptoms. Now for the past 4 years, my favorite time of the year takes place with tears in his eyes. Tried different pills from allergic rhinitis and hay fever, but usually, they cause drowsiness and not much help, eliminating only one of the symptoms. A friend advised me Cetirizin, she used it for therapy for their child who was born allergic. After consulting with the doctor, I started therapy with this drug, and I want to say very happy with the result. For the first time in a long time, I was able to enjoy the sun, smell the flowers and lie on the grass without sneezing. Now when there is aggravation of seasonal allergies, just consume the tablets Cetirizine, and continue to enjoy life to the fullest.
I suffer from seasonal allergies from may to June constantly prick injections that prevent the degeneration of allergies in asthma, is already tired of this treatment, but have nowhere to go, a minimum course of therapy for 3 years. After this promise that the body will not be so sensitive to stimuli. Once when visiting another city for work, I decided to pass an additional examination by a new doctor. That is to say, to hear an alternative opinion. It is advised to take 1 tablet of Cetirizine at night, throughout the month. Since this product does not react with other medications, side effects were excluded. If the result is not found, I would continue to shoot up, but to go back to the injections, I didn’t have. Cetirizine delivered me from allergies for the shortest possible time. Now, for any disease, consult with several specialists, because I know some would high were the qualifications of the physician, cure all, he can’t.