What are the side effects of cetirizine tablets?

Asked by Ray Guerra on November 01, 2021

Categories: Food and drink Food allergies

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That said, Cetirizine can cause adverse effects, such as:

  • drowsiness.
  • excessive_tiredness.
  • dry mouth.
  • stomach pain.
  • diarrhea.
  • vomiting.

Is cetirizine used for cold? Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, andrunny nose. Cetirizine is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose.

What happens if you take too much cetirizine? Cetirizine is generally very safe. Taking too much is unlikely to harm you or your child. If you take an extra dose by mistake, you might get some of the common side effects. If this happens or you're concerned, contact your doctor.

Can cetirizine be used for skin allergy? Cetirizine is also used to treat itching and redness caused by hives. However, cetirizine does not prevent hives or other allergic skin reactions. Cetirizine is in a class of medications called antihistamines. It works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.

How quickly does cetirizine work? Peak concentrations are reached within one hour of administrationof Zyrtec tablets or syrup. The onset of effect occurs within 20 minutes in 50% of people and within an hour in 95%. Effects persist for at least 24 hours following a single dose of Zyrtec.