Drug Usage "Zyrtec»

Medicament "Zyrtec" has on the body antipruritic effect, prevents the development of edema, removes spasms of smooth muscles, reduces the permeability of capillaries.The drug prevents the emergence of allergies to the skin when administered histamine or specific allergens.The use of this drug in asthma with mild decreases bronchoconstriction (bronchial obstruction).

«Zirtek" is issued in the form of tablets, coated tablets, in the form of drops for oral administration.The drug is used for seasonal or perennial allergic conjunctivitis, rhinitis, hives (including idiopathic), with fever, allergic dermatitis, antinevroticheskom edema, asthma, skin itching. «Zyrtec" does not possess anticholinergic and antiserotoninovym action.

drug "Zyrtec" designated for adults and children over six years of 10 milligrams once a day or twi
ce a day for 5 milligrams.A preparation in the form of tablets necessary to drink a glass of water.Drops "Zyrtec" dissolved in water and taken before meals.

children from six months to twelve hours are given to five drops of the drug, from one to two years are one to five drops twice daily, from two to six years - five drops twice daily.Adults and children after six years should be taken ten to twenty drops per day.The duration of treatment should be determined by the attending physician.A more detailed description "Zirteka" can be found in the annotations to the drug.

contraindications, side effects "Zirteka»

«Zyrtec" is contraindicated in pregnancy, during breastfeeding (lactation) in detecting hypersensitivity to the drug.With care prescribe medication for elderly people and children up to a year.At the time of treatment should refrain from drinking in order to avoid depression of the central nervous system. «Zyrtec" stored at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C.Shelf life - for five years.

With prolonged use of "Zyrtec" can cause side effects: dry mouth, drowsiness, allergic reactions, migraines, dizziness, discomfort in the gastrointestinal tract, thrombocytopenia (decrease in the number of platelets), agitation, aggression, depression,insomnia, hallucinations, convulsions, fainting, blurred vision, tachycardia, pharyngitis, rhinitis, dysuria, fatigue, edema, asthenia.According to reviews, side effects occur in very rare cases.The drug is available without a prescription.