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Avil Tablet Vs Cetirizine Tablet
Sir. I'm having itching in my whole body especially lower body. I used clobeta gm + cetrizine 5mg od but not having relief. Avil 25 mg not avail here?
Itching: Try some Benadryl. However, if itiching that bad you shold probably be seen. ...Read more
Side effects of longterm use (2 weeks+) of Pheniramine maleate 50 mg twice a day. This workin for my skin allergy when cetrizine n allegra (fexofenadine) didn't work.
Generic for Zyrtec (cetirizine):
The most common side effects of Cetirizine are sedation and dry mouth.
Children typically tolerate the sedative effects better than adults but parents have reported changes in personality and mood amongst my patient population under the age of 7 years. Overall Cetirizine is a very effective once a day antihistamine in the class of 2nd generation antihistamines. ...Read more
Drowsiness: Most likely will be drowsy. There can be respiratory suppression, at which point he would need to been evaluated in an emergency center. However, call poison control in your area to see if they have any other suggestions. Otherwise effects will wear off over time. ...Read more
I took a 10 mg tablet this morning mistaking it for zyrtec (cetirizine). What can I do to counteract this drug? I need to be awake and mostly sober.
Vague: The question was pretty vague and not clearly stated with missing information. ...Read more
What the signification of hci? In most of medicines say. Exemplo: cetirizine hci antihistamine 10 mg tablets
The full name meds:
This is a very good question. It gets to the heart of science. In nature all molecules are balanced with acid and base to bring the chemical into homeostasis... Meaning to maintain stability.
Medications are no different. For them to maintain stability they must mimic human life and chemistry. ...Read more
Can I give my 3 year old 1/2 tsp of zyrtec at night and then follow up with a 5mg chewable Claritin (loratadine) tablet in the am?
Yes: Yes, one can do this. Instead consider 2.5 ml of zyrtec twice daily as the maximum daily dose of zyrtec at this age is 5 ml. If you have to use this high of a dose to control allergies consider seeing your doctor for other prescription options like nasal steroids. As always, treatment of allergies includes avoidance of the allergen in addition to medications. ...Read more
Will taking expired cetirizine tablets cause health problems, for about a year now and didn't think anything of the vinegar smell, expired 01/15?
Quite possible: Your age is one problem if you are 65 or older. Over prolonged usage you may get liver or kidney impairment. The vinegar smell is a warning that the drug has deteriorated. I would advise seeing your physician and discuses the taking of certirizine over such a prolonged time. ...Read more
I gave my 4 year old a 10mg tablet of the Walgreens brand of Zyrtec (cetirizine). I didn't realize it was for children ages 6 and older. Will he be ok?
Yes: Perhaps he would get a little drowsy but otherwise no harm done. In this case, you are lucky since the margin of safety may not extend to other types of drugs. ...Read more
My doc prescribed me Allacan cetirizine 10 mg tablets to be taken 3 times daily. PIL says not more than 1 tab daily. Is it safe to take 3 tabs a day?
I have allergy testing Mon morn, I took a Zyrtec dissolve tablet 5pm Fri due to an allergic reaction. From your chart, it should be out of my system?
72 hrs: Although some allergists consider Zyrtec to have a 7-day effect, a few studies have shown that a 72-hour wait is sufficient for skin testing purpose. Since you took the drug just a few hours shy of the 72 hrs, it is likely ok especially if you had a good histamine response in the skin test. ...Read more
I am on zyrtec (cetirizine) tablets since 7 months because of allergy itching on my skin is it normal? I tried to stop taking it for many times but it comes again
Yes: Not a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long do allergy tablets such as loratidine and cetirizine last? If taken before bed is it still affective throughout the next day?
It is supposed to: Last 24 hrs but some may need to take it more frequently. ...Read more
What could be the side effects of a 15 yr old girl taking cetirizine tablet 2 tabs at a time during night daily. N what happens if she continues 2yrs?
Better not: Unless under doctor's supervision, and for a known diagnosis, ...Read more
See below: No, there will not be any interaction. ...Read more
If someone is having flu for more than 2months what can still be the solution? We tried nasal sprays and tablets (Cetirizine)
Symptoms: You have already diagnosed your condition, but the flu does not last for two months. Let's start at the beginning and just look at the specific symptoms. You did not even share one symptom with us. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure my doc have me this for my sinus but isn't this bad for me cetirizine d 12 hour tablets?
I have allergies, so I took bromfed (brompheniramine) dm for 4 weeks every 6 hours; is this dangerous? I also take a cetirizine hydrochloride tablet, 10 mg, once a day.
Not efficient: Consider a virtual consult to discuss allergy symptoms, diagnosis and effective treatment strategies. Gold standard for diagnosis skin testing by an Allergist. However, there may be more efficient otc remedies/avoidance strategy to employ in meantime. Brompheniramine/cetirizine can be associated with increased anticholinergic side effects like sedation. Regular pseudoephedrine use not advised ...Read more
Can zinc+copper tablets, vitamin C 1000mg and cetirizine dihydrochloride be taken while on taking amoxicillin? Any interaction or side-effects?
No known issues: The answer is yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
I took 1 tablet of Zyrtec 10mg and flonase today at 10am. It didn't really help, my nose is still clogged. Can I take Benadryl before bed so that it helps me sleep?
Yes you can, but: You need to revise how are you taking those medicines. You need to flush your nose with saline and clear the nasal passages before using the Flonase, which has to used right, (directed backwards and outwards when inside your nose towards your ear). You can double the dose of Flonase or take it twice a day for a day or two, if all this doesn't help, better see your doctor / ENT for re-evaluatio ...Read more