Composition, form of production and packaging
? The tablets covered with a cover from white to kremovato-white color, capsular form, with dividing risk from one side and embossing "B" and "L", on the other side stamping "10".
cetirizine hydrochloride 10 mg
7 pcs. - blisters (1) - packs of cardboard.
7 pcs. - blisters (2) - packs of cardboard.
10 pieces. - blisters (1) - packs of cardboard.
10 pieces. - blisters (2) - packs of cardboard.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE SPECIALIST.
The product description was approved by the manufacturer for the 2009 print edition.
The active substance of the preparation - cetirizine, belongs to the group of competitive histamine antagonists, blocks H 1 - histamine receptors. Cetirizine influences the histamine-dependent stage of allergic reactions, and also reduces the migration of eosinophils, restricts the release of inflammatory mediators at the cellular stage of an allergic reaction. Prevents development and facilitates the course of allergic reactions, has an antiexudative, antipruritic effect, has almost no anticholinergic and antiserotonin effect. In therapeutic doses, it practically does not have a sedative effect.
Quickly absorbed when taken orally. C max in the serum is achieved 1 hour after oral administration. In small amounts, it is metabolized in the liver. T 1/2 is in adults 7-10 hours, in children 6-12 years - 6 hours.
- seasonal and year-round allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis;
- Pollinosis (hay fever);
- idiopathic urticaria and other allergic dermatoses, accompanied by itching and rashes.
Inside adults and children over 12 years old -1 tab. (10 mg) 1 time / day.
Children from 6-12 years - 1 tab. (10 mg) - 1 time / day or 1/2 tab. (5 mg) 2 times / day.
Patients with moderate-grade renal insufficiency (CK 11-13 ml / min), patients on hemodialysis (CC less than 7 ml / min) and patients with impaired hepatic function should be prescribed 1/2 tablets / day.
If you miss the time of taking the drug accidentally, the next dose should be taken as soon as possible. In the event that the time of the next administration of the drug is approaching, the next dose should be taken on schedule, without increasing the total dose.
The drug Alers can be taken regardless of the meal.
Tablets should be swallowed, not liquid, squeezed with a small amount of water.
In some cases , headache, drowsiness, dizziness, agitation, dry mouth, gastrointestinal disorders in the form of dyspepsia, abdominal pain, flatulence are possible.
Allergic reactions: angioedema, rash, hives, itching.
- Children's age (up to 6 years);
- pregnancy, lactation;
- Hypersensitivity to hydroxyzine and other components of the drug.
With caution in the violation of the liver and / or kidneys, the elderly.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Contraindicated: pregnancy, lactation.
APPLICATION FOR FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER
With caution in the violation of kidney function.
APPLICATION FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE FUNCTION OF KIDNEYS
With caution in the violation of liver function.
APPLICATION FOR CHILDREN
Contraindication: children's age (up to 6 years).
APPLICATION IN ELDERLY PATIENTS
With care to the elderly.
People taking the drug should be careful when working, requiring a high rate of mental and physical reactions (vehicle management, machine maintenance, work at height, etc.).
Symptoms: taking the drug once in a dose of more than 5 tablets may be accompanied by signs of intoxication in the form of drowsiness; in children, an overdose of the drug may be accompanied by anxiety and increased irritability, possibly the appearance of signs of anticholinergic action in the form of urine retention, dry mouth, constipation.
Treatment: the drug should be discontinued, it is necessary to rinse the stomach, take activated charcoal, immediately consult a doctor.
It is not recommended without consulting a doctor to combine the use of the drug Alerz with other medicines.
When concomitantly taken with bronchodilators, containing theophylline as an active substance, an increase in the frequency of side effects of cetirizine is possible.
Data on the interaction of cetirizine with alcohol have not been received to date, despite this, the use of alcoholic beverages in the treatment of cetirizine is not recommended.
TERMS OF RELEASE FROM PHARMACY
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STORAGE
Store in a dry place, protected from light, out of reach of children, at a temperature below 25 В° C. Shelf life - 3 years.