Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution 200ml

SKU : GCET150ML EAN : 5099186003610
Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution is used to relieve the symptoms of hayfever in adults and children over 2 years of age, and of other allergies in adults and children over 6 years.
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GCET150ML
£12.99

Description

Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution

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Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution is an antihistamine that is used to relieve the symptoms of hayfever (seasonal rhinitis) in adults and children over the age of 2 years and other allergies in adults and children over the age of 6 years, including pet or house mite allergies and skin allergies such as rash, itching and urticaria (hives).

Directions

  • Adults, the elderly and children aged 12 years and over: Two 5ml spoonfuls once daily (to a maximum of 10mg daily).
  • Children aged 6 to 11 years: One 5ml spoonful twice daily (to a maximum of 10mg daily).
  • Children aged 2 to 5 years: One 2.5ml spoonful twice daily (to a maximum of 5mg daily).
  • Children under 2 years: Not recommended.

Ingredients

  • Active Ingredient: Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg per 5ml.
  • Other Ingredients: Dependent on brand.

Cautions

  • You must avoid excessive alcohol consumption while you are taking this medicine, as with all antihistamine medicines.
  • Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution does not usually cause drowsiness at the recommended dose. However, individuals react differently, so do not drive or operate machinery until you know how it affects you.
  • Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution contains sorbitol (E420): if you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution contains propylene glycol, which may cause alcohol-like symptoms.
  • Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216) which may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
Do not take Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution if you:
  • Are allergic to cetirizine hydrochloride, hydroxyzine or any of the other ingredients in this medicine, or to any piperazine derivatives.
  • Are breastfeeding, as cetirizine hydrochloride can pass into breast milk.
  • Have severe kidney failure (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/min).
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Cetirizine Hydrochloride 5mg/5ml Oral Solution if:
  • You have kidney problems. Your dose should be adjusted as recommended by a doctor.
  • You are pregnant.
  • You suffer from epilepsy or are at risk of convulsions.
  • You have hereditary intolerance to some sugars.
  • You are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, especially:
    • Theophylline which is taken for some heart conditions or breathing disorders like asthma or bronchitis.
    • Central nervous system depressants e.g. barbiturates which are used as sedatives or anaesthetics.

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