INTRODUCTION TO ZYNCET TABLET 10S
Zyncet 10mg belongs to a class of drugs called anti-histamine or anti-allergic. It contains cetirizine, primarily used to treat various kinds of allergies. An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to you’re body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens.’ Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander.
Zyncet Tablet 10s contains cetirizine (anti-histamine), which is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as ‘histamine,’ which is naturally involved in allergic reactions. Additionally, Zyncet Tablet 10s also treat hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis), round the year dust or pet allergies (perennial allergic rhinitis), and urticaria (swelling, redness, and itchiness of the skin). In short, it helps to relieve the discomfort and unpleasant symptoms that occurred due to allergic conditions, like blocked/runny/itchy nose, red/watery eyes, and skin rashes.
You should not take Zyncet Tablet 10s if you are allergic to cetirizine, currently breast-feeding, or have severe kidney failure (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/min), the problem of urinary retention and fructose intolerance. Do not give this medicine to children who are less than two years of age groups. Check with you’re doctor if you are taking midodrine to treat low blood pressure and ritonavir for HIV infection.
USES OF ZYNCET TABLET 10S
Common allergies, Hay fever, Conjunctivitis, Eczema, Reactions to insect bites and stings, skin rashes
Zyncet Tablet 10s is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as ‘histamine,’ which is naturally involved in allergic reactions. Zyncet Tablet 10s is used to treat adults and children (aged two years and above) who have hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis), round the year dust or pet allergies (perennial allergic rhinitis), and urticaria (swelling, redness, and itchiness of the skin). In short, it helps to relieve the discomfort and unpleasant symptoms that occurred due to allergic conditions, like blocked/runny/itchy nose, red/watery eyes, and skin rashes.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take Zyncet Tablet 10s with or without food, once a day, preferably in the evening or night as it may cause slight drowsiness. Take it twice a day only if you’re doctor has prescribed it to you.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZYNCET 10MG TABLET
COMMON SIDE EFFECTS OF ZYNCET 10MG TABLET
- Headache, dizziness
- Dry mouth, nausea, diarrhea
- Sore throat, inflammation of nasal tract
UNCOMMON SIDE EFFECTS OF ZYNCET 10MG TABLET
- Skin rash, itching
- Stomach (abdominal) pain
- Tingling or numbness of body parts
RARE SIDE EFFECTS OF ZYNCET 10MG TABLET
- Fast heart rate
- Edema (swelling of body parts)
- Weight gain
Stop taking Zyncet 10mg Tablet and contact you’re doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects such as:
- Signs of allergic reaction (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat which can lead to difficulty in breathing or swallowing, sudden fall in blood pressure, feeling faint, shock)
- Fits (seizures)
- Suicidal thoughts or behavior
IN-DEPTH PRECAUTIONS AND WARNING
Tell you’re doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking Zyncet Tablet 10s, consult you’re doctor. If you have kidney problems, dose adjustment might be required; the doctor will do it depending upon you’re disease’s condition. Please inform you’re doctor if you have a problem passing urine and have epilepsy (fits) before starting Zyncet Tablet 10s.
If you are supposed to undergo skin testing, the doctor might advise you to stop taking Zyncet Tablet 10s 72 hours before the test as it decreases response to skin prick test. Patients should be cautioned against getting engaged in the work which required too much mental alertness like operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle after intake of Zyncet Tablet 10s. Concurrent use of Zyncet Tablet 10s with alcohol or other antidepressants should be avoided as it can reduce you’re mental alertness.
The daily dose in adults and children 12 years of age and older should not take more than 5 mg once daily. Besides this, in children 6–11 years of age, the recommended dose is 2.5 mg once daily. Patients should avoid taking over dosage of Zyncet Tablet 10s because of the increased risk of sleepiness and drowsiness at higher doses.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Zyncet Tablet 10s have interactions with painkiller (antipyrine), antibiotics (azithromycin, erythromycin), antacid (cimetidine), antifungal (ketoconazole), respiratory disease medicine (theophylline), and decongestant (pseudoephedrine), anti-viral or anti HIV drugs (ritonavir).
Drug-Food Interaction: Alcohol and St John’s wort plant (a plant used as anti-depressant) should not be used along with Zyncet Tablet 10s.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Zyncet Tablet 10s is contraindicated in kidney disease, epilepsy (fits), urinary bladder problem and alcoholism.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
Zyncet 10mg Tablet should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult you’re doctor before taking it.
Zyncet 10mg Tablet may pass through breast milk. Therefore, it should be used in breastfeeding women only if it is considered necessary by the physician.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Zyncet 10mg Tablet may cause excessive sleepiness or tiredness. Therefore, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you’re ability is affected by Zyncet 10mg Tablet.
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Zyncet 10mg Tablet as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.
Zyncet 10mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney disease (such as kidney failure). It should be used with caution in patients with other kidney problems. Therefore, consult you’re doctor before taking it.
Zyncet 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Therefore, consult you’re doctor before taking it.
Do not take Zyncet 10mg Tablet if you are allergic to Cetirizine or to any other anti-allergic medicines (such as hydroxyzine, levocetirizine, meclozine, cyclizine, buclizine).
Before taking Zyncet 10mg Tablet, inform you’re doctor if you:
- Suffer from epilepsy (fits) or are at risk of developing convulsions
- Are unable to pass urine (due to spinal cord injury or due to enlarged prostate)
- Are scheduled for any allergic testing
DIET & LIFESTYLE ADVISE
- Staying hydrated is vital for those with a cough or cold. Drinking liquids at room temperature can alleviate cough, runny nose, and sneezing.
- The immune system is affected by stress and raises the risk of being sick. An individual can exercise regularly, meditate, do deep breathing, and try progressive muscle relaxation techniques to relieve stress.
- To stay fit and safe, try to sleep 7–9 hours each night.
- It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. Certain food items are known to cause allergies to you.
- Maintain personal hygiene and keep you’re surroundings clean.
Before taking Zyncet 10mg Tablet, inform you’re doctor if you are taking any other prescription, non-prescription and over-the-counter medicines as a precaution.
If you or anyone else accidentally took more Zyncet 10mg Tablet, consult you’re doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose may include confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, tiredness, headache, pupil dilation, itching, restlessness, sleepiness, shaking, unable to pass urine and abnormal heart rate.
FAQs ABOUT ZYNCET 10MG TABLET
Q: Can Zyncet 10mg Tablet reduce allergic symptoms?
A: Yes, Zyncet 10mg Tablet is used to reduce symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).
Q: Is Zyncet 10mg Tablet addictive in nature?
A: No, Zyncet 10mg Tablet is not addictive in nature and you can take it as long as it benefits you. If you are doubtful, consult you’re doctor for advice.
Q: Can Zyncet 10mg Tablet be used in children?
A: Zyncet 10mg Tablet should be used in children and adolescents (aged 6 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 6 years. Therefore, consult you’re doctor for advice.
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