Each film-coated tablet contains: Cetirizine dihydrochloride, USP………………..….10 mg
Cetirizine Dihydrochloride (Allerstop) comes with white to off-white round film-coated tablet scored on one side.
WHAT IS IN THE MEDICINE?
Each film-coated tablet of Allerstop contains cetirizine as anti-allergy, Cetirizine blocks the action of histamine (a substance that causes the allergic symptoms) with some mast cell stabilizing activity. This is a piperazine derivative and a metabolite of hydroxyzine and less likely to cause dizziness and drowsiness and therefore described also as a non-sedating antihistamine.
WHAT IS THIS MEDICINE USED FOR?
Used for the relief or as symptomatic relief of allergic conditions including rhinitis and chronic urticaria (i.e. certain area of skin becomes red and itchy).
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
For adults and children over 12 years of age: Take 10 mg or 1 tablet per day with a glassful of water, or as recommended by a doctor. May be taken with or without food.
WHEN SHOULD YOU NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE?
Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU MISS A DOSE?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule if still needed for the condition being treated. Do not take a double dose.
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE TAKEN MORE THAN THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE?
If overdose is suspected, immediately consult a doctor, other healthcare professionals or contact the nearest hospital.
HOW SHOULD YOU KEEP THIS MEDICINE?
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C.
Cetirizine Dihydrochloride (Allerstop) 10 mg Film-coated mg tablet is available in box of 2 0’s (in blister pack of 20’s).
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN