Zetzen (Tablets Cetirizine Hydrochloride I.P 10 mg)
Zetzen (cetirizine hydrochloride) is an antihistamine that treats symptoms, such as itching, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and other allergies, such as allergies to molds and dust mites.
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Composition: Cetirizine Hydrochloride I.P 10 mg
What is cetirizine in Zetzen used to treat?
Cetirizine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergic symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. It works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
When should you take cetirizine?
The usual dose for adults younger than 65 and children who are 6 years and older are one 10-milligram (mg) dose per day. You shouldn’t take more than 10 mg in 24 hours. Your doctor may recommend a 5-mg dose once or twice per day if your allergies are mild.
Common side effects of Zetzen include:
- tired feeling,
- dry mouth,
- sore throat,
Does Zetzen make you sleepy?
Cetirizine is known as a non-drowsy antihistamine. That’s because it’s less likely to make you feel sleepy than other so-called sedating antihistamines, such as Piriton (chlorphenamine). Most people prefer to take a non-drowsy antihistamine instead of a sedating one