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Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution 200ml

SKU : OTCHAYFEVER1|PIP-Code : 3549524|EAN : 5011309062410
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Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution relieves the symptoms of hayfever in adults and children aged 2 years and over.
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Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution

Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution contains cetirizine, an antihistmine, to treat the symptoms of hayfever in adults and children over 2 years. It can also be used to treat non-seasonal allergies which cause a runny, itchy nose, and skin allergies such as rash, itching and hives in adults and children over 6 years and for inflammation of the eyes caused by allergic reactions (conjunctivitis) in adults and children over 12 years.

Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution is banana flavoured.
For relief from hayfever
  • Adults and children over 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls (10ml) once a day. If drowsiness occurs, take the medicine in the evening.
  • Children aged 6 to 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls once a day or one 5ml spoonful twice a day in the morning and evening.
  • Children aged 2 to 6 years (or weigh less than 30kg): One 5ml spoonful once a day or half a spoonful (2.5ml) twice a day in the morning and evening.
  • Children under 2 years: Do not give to children under 2 years unless your doctor tells you to.
For non-seasonal allergies (runny, itchy nose, and skin allergies such as rash, itching and hives)
  • Adults and children over 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls (10ml) once a day. If drowsiness occurs, take the medicine in the evening.
  • Children aged 6 to 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls once a day or one 5ml spoonful twice a day in the morning and evening.
  • Children under 6 years: Do not give to children under 6 years unless your doctor tells you to.
For allergic conjunctivitis
  • Adults and children over 12 years: Two 5ml spoonfuls (10ml) once a day. If drowsiness occurs, take the medicine in the evening.
  • Children under 12 years: Do not give to children under 12 years unless your doctor tells you to.
  • Active Ingredient: Cetirizine 5mg/5ml.
  • Other Ingredients: Glycerol (E422), Propylene Glycol, Sorbitol (E420), Methyl Parahydroxybenzoate (E218), Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate, Sodium Acetate, Acetic Acid, Saccharin Sodium, Banana Flavour and Purified Water.
  • Do not drink large amounts of alcohol whilst taking this medicine.
  • You should not take Care Hayfever and Allergy 1 mg/ml Solution for 3 days before an allergy test as it may affect the result.
  • If you take this medicine for long periods there is an increased risk of tooth decay due to mouth dryness. It is important to brush your teeth regularly.
  • Care Hayfever and Allergy 1 mg/ml Solution may slow down your reaction time or cause drowsiness and you should not drive or operate machinery until the effects have worn off.
  • This medicine contains sorbitol. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Care Hayfever and Allergy 1 mg/ml Solution also contains methyl and propyl parahydroxybenzoates (E218) which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
Do not use Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution if you have:
  • An allergy to any of the ingredients.
  • An allergy to hydroxyzine or to piperazine derivatives.
  • An intolerance to some sugars e.g. fructose as this medicine contains sorbitol.
  • Moderate to severe kidney problems.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Care Hayfever and Allergy 1mg/ml Solution if you:
  • Have poor kidney or liver function. If you have kidney problems your dose may have to be changed on the advice of a doctor, depending on how much your kidneys are affected.
  • Have epilepsy or are at risk of convulsions.
  • Are taking tranquillisers, sedatives (e.g. temazepam, nitrazepam, diazepam, promethazine) or alcohol.
  • Are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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