Each tablet of ALEROUT-10 contains cetirizine 10mg
Cetirizine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergic symptoms. Cetirizine belongs to the class of the second generation histamine H1 antagonists. Cetirizine is a metabolite of hydroxyzine, a first generation piperazine antihistamine. Cetirizine works by inhibiting selective peripheral histamine (H1) receptors. This drug does not induce drowsiness or have the anticholinergic side effects like other antihistamines.
Cetirizine, when administered, strongly competes with histamine to bind to the H1 receptors present on the effector cell surface. This leads to reduced edema, redness and the itching sensation. Cetirizine is the only antihistamine that is known to possess activity against both the histamine mediated early phase of allergic response and late phase response.
As directed by the doctor or physician
Cetirizine is contraindicated in patients who are suffering from liver problems and kidney diseases, experience pressure in the eyes and in those who cannot empty their bladders. This medication should be avoided by those who have hives of unusual color, bruised or blistered hives or itching hives.
Side effects of ALEROUT include dizziness, rashes, difficulties while urinating, weakness, dry mouth, fatigue and breathing difficulties.
If you are pregnant or nursing, make sure to talk to your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.
ALEROUT-10 tablets are available in 10X5X10’s blister packing.
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