Zyrtec (Cetirizine 5 mg)
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Generic Zyrtec (Cetirizine 5 mg) guide:
What is the medication known as Generic Zyrtec?
People who suffer from allergy are familiar with the medicine named Zyrtec. It is an anti-allergic medication used for various types of allergy. It is included in the list of Essential Medicines by the World Health Organization meaning that is considered one of the pillars of modern health care. However, the medication is not included in the list under this name but under the name of the active substance which is Cetirizine. This is an international name of the medication that is indicated on all drugs that are based on it that are also identical to Zyrtec. In fact, Zyrtec is not some kind of unique medication. It is a brand name that is mostly known in the U.S. and a few other countries. The same medicine but named differently is sold all over the world. Collectively these preparations are named Generic Cetirizine by the name of the active ingredient or Generic Zyrtec. These generic names are used to help identify the medications if their trade names are not widely known. Each year, more and more people opt for generics instead of the branded medicines for one simple reason, they are cheaper.
Does the cheaper price of the generic means that it is of bad quality?
You can buy Generic Zyrtec and use it without any worries. The thing is that even if the preparation costs several times less money than the branded medicine, it is based on the same formula and ingredients and has absolutely the same effect. The reasons for the lower price are lack of research and development costs, production in the countries with lower taxes and overall lower production costs, and lack of advertising expenditures.
The names of these medicines are different because their manufacturers are obliged to register different trade names or otherwise they will violate the copyrights. But they necessarily indicate the name on the active ingredient on the box of pills so you can’t go wrong.
When can you buy Cetirizine pills?
The medication is one of a few preparations sold without a prescription even in the U.S. and it is widely used for various allergic reactions. It means that once you start suffering from any symptoms of an allergy, especially if you already know that you are allergic to something, you can buy Zyrtec at any drugstore. However, if you suspect that you have allergy and are uncertain, it is better to consult a doctor first not to harm your body taking the wrong medication or leaving the main disease untreated while you trying to cope with non-existent allergy.
The medication is prescribed for hay fever, allergic rhinitis (runny or stuffy nose), allergic conjunctivitis (inflammation of the outer shell of the eyes), dermatitis (skin inflammation), urticaria, and angioedema (allergic edema).
If you are certain that you suffer from an allergy and want to save on the therapy, you can order Cetirizine at this web page.
Why should not buy Zyrtec?
The medication must not be purchased and used by people who suffer from severe kidney insufficiency or kidney failure or a hypersensitive (allergic) to the preparation’s components. The medication is also strongly not advised for the use in children below 1 year of age.
Is he medications safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?
No. The preparation is unsafe during pregnancy and lactation therefore it must not be taken.
What adverse effects can Cetirizine cause?
The preparation is known to cause mild and quickly fading adverse reactions such as sleepiness, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, and/or excitation.
If you are allergic to the medication, you can also suffer from rash, cough, edema (swelling), and other symptoms. If any of the listed or other negative reactions occur and cause you a lot of discomfort, discontinue using the medication and look for the alternatives with different active substance. You can find a wide range of anti-allergic medications at our online pharmacy at affordable prices.
How to use the preparation not to suffer from any side effects?
Before you buy Cetirizine, it would be better to consult a specialist to be sure that you have namely allergy and that the medicine will suit your condition. Your doctor can also recommend you different dosages than the indicated in the instruction. In this medication guide we provide the dosage recommendations suitable for generally healthy patients for whom the pills are not contraindicated.
Adults and children older than 12 years of age are appointed 10 mg or a single pill taken during or after dinner or 5 mg (half of a pill) taken two times a day, one in the morning and the another one during the dinner. Children from 2 to 6 years are administered 5 mg or 10 drops of the suspension one a day or 2.5 mg (5 drops) 2 times a day.
People with kidney failure whom the doctor allows using the medication must take a half of the standard dosage suitable for their age.
How the medication renders its effect?
Cetirizine is a blocker of H1 histamine receptors. It influences the early stage of allergic reactions and lowers the migration of eosinophils and release of the mediators on the late stages of allergic response development. The medication practically doesn’t render anticholinergic and antiserotonin action and almost never cause sleepiness (sedative effect).
Combination of Cetirizine with other substances
If you currently use any medications that you consider taking along with this antihistamine medication, you should consult your doctor before you buy Generic Cetirizine.
In general, during the clinical trials no serious life-threatening interactions were discovered with the medication. However, some medicines that inhibit the central nervous system, for instance, medicines aimed to cope with seizures, or alcohol, taken along with Zyrtec or its generics can cause sedative effects, i.e. lower ability to concentrate, cause sleepiness, and so on.
Overdose signs and treatment
It is unsafe to use increased dosages of any medications and Cetirizine is not an exception. If you start suffering from confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, increased tiredness, headache, general malaise, itching, anxiety, general weakness, sleepiness, tachycardia, tremor, or difficulty urinating, it may be a sign that either the medication is not suitable for you or that you overdosed.
The first measures you can undertake at home are to induce vomiting and take activated carbon. If these measures are ineffective, you need to seek medical assistance to get gastric lavage and receive symptomatic therapy.
Precautions during the therapy with Generic Zyrtec
Although the medication is believed to rarely render sedative effects, it is still advised to avoid driving or operating large equipment during the first couple of days of treatment with Zyrtec. If you do not feel sleepy after the pill intake, you can resume driving and working with large equipment further in the therapy.
People with injuries of the spinal cord, prostatic hyperplasia, as well as in the presence of other predisposing factors to urinary retention, must use the medication cautiously as Cetirizine may increase the risk of urinary retention.
Where is it better to buy Zyrtec?
Each year, more and more people opt for online pharmacies instead of the regular ones. The reason for that is the fact that they can significantly save getting the same medications cheaper and without going to their doctors first to get a prescription. Especially if you suffer from an allergy often, you need a lot of pills. You can save more than a half of the therapy cost if you order Zyrtec from our online pharmacy. Moreover, the more pills you purchase, the bigger is the discount and you can also enjoy free shipping. Find out more about our special offers from the FAQ section or consulting our managers.
Zyrtec Shipping World wide
Our online pharmacy specializes in the marketing of medications all around the world. Therefore, we ship internationally. Moreover, we offer two options: standard and express delivery to suit all budgets and urgencies. We provide tracking numbers for all parcels and free shipping on big orders.
Our doctor prescribes Cetirizine online for free, and there is no doctor’s consultation fee.
All orders of Cetirizine arrive in discrete unmarked parcels. We leave the shipment description blank.