Company: Cipla Ltd.
Generic Drug: Cetirizine Hydrochloride
Indication: Perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, pruritus and urticaria.
Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to cetrizine, lactation.
Dosage & Administration: Available in tablet (ALERID TAB) and syrup (ALERID SYRUP). Adults: 1 tablet once or twice a day or as directed by the physician. Children: Half of adult dose.
- Cautious use in case of renal, hepatic, cardiac and thyroid disorders.
- Cautious use with following medications: other cold or allergy medicines, sleeping pills, psychiatric medicines, antidepressants, anti-anxiety drugs, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, high blood pressure medications, and diet pills.
- It is sedative so do not drive or operate a machine.
- Cautious use in pregnancy.
Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Agitation, dry mouth, drowsiness, headache, and hypersensitivity.