Zirtin

Company: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Generic Drug: Cetirizine.

Indication: Perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, pruritus, urticaria and other allergic disorders.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to cetirizine.

Dosage & Administration: Available as tablet for oral administration.

Special Precautions:

  • 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 and operate machine while using it.
  • Cautious use in pregnancy and lactation.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Agitation, dry mouth, drowsiness, headache and hypersensitivity.

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Zimat

Company: Kopran Ltd.

Generic Drug: Cetirizine

Indication: Perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, pruritus, urticaria and other allergic disorders.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to cetirizine and lactation.

Dosage & Administration: Available as liquid suspension and tablet for oral administration.

Special Precautions:

  • 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 and operate machine while using it.
  • Cautious use in pregnancy.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Agitation, dry mouth, drowsiness, headache and hypersensitivity.

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Z-Cet

Company: Centaur Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

Generic Drug: Cetirizine.

Indication: Perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, pruritus, urticaria and other allergic disorders.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to cetirizine.

Dosage & Administration: Available as tablet for oral administration.

Special Precautions:

  • 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 and operate machine while using it.
  • Cautious use in pregnancy and lactation.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Agitation, dry mouth, drowsiness, headache and hypersensitivity.

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Walacort

Company: Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Generic Drug: Betamethasone.

Indication: Acute allergic and inflammatory reactions, cerebral edema, and asthma.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation. Viral, fungal and tubercular infections.

Dosage & Administration: Available as tablet.

Adult: 0.5-7.5 mg per day oral.

Children: 0.1-0.2mg/kg/day oral.

Special Precautions:

  • To be used cautiously in cardiac diseases, diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism.
  • To be used cautiously in lactation and pregnancy.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Systemic steroid effects on prolong use such as cushing’s syndrome, osteoporosis, glaucoma and weakness.

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Ventolin Expectorant

Company: Glaxo India Ltd.

Generic Drug: Salbutamol + Guaiphenesin.

Indication: Cough related with bronchitis, bronchial asthma, emphysema and other broncho-pulmonary disorders where expectoration co-exists with bronchospasm and mucous plugging.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to salbutamol.

Dosage & Administration: Available as oral syrup.

Adults: 10-20 ml three times a day

Children (6-12 years): 10 ml three times a day.

Children (under 6 years): 5-10 ml three times a day.

Special Precautions:

  • Cautious use in case of thyrotoxicosis, diabetes, hypertension and myocardial insufficiency.
  • Cautious use in case if patient is taking other beta-2 stimulant drug (sympathomimetic drug).
  • Cautious use with diuretics, xanthenes, digitalis and beta blockers due to drug interactions.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Tremors, palpitation, restlessness, hypokalemia, ankle edema, angioedema, urticaria, hypotension and collapse.

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