Alerid

Composition:

Each tablet contains 10 mg  cetirizinedihydrochloride

 Each 5 ml contains 5 mg  cetirizinedihydrochloride

Properties:

  • Cetirizine is an   non sedating, selective antagonist of the peripheral histamine (H1) receptor, with free anticholinergic &antiserotonin effects.
  • It is reported to be long acting & with some mast-cell stabilizing activity.
  • It inhibits the histamine mediated (early) phase of the allergic reaction

also reduce the migration of the inflammatory cells & the release of mediators associated with the (late) allergic response.

Indications :

  1. Symptomatic relief of Seasonal & Perennial Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) as sneezing, rhino rhea, nasal pruritus,
  2. Allergic conjunctivitis as ocular pruritus, tearing, and redness of the eyes.
  3. Adjuvant therapy in allergic asthma.
  4. Chronic idiopathic Urticaria.
  5. Drug allergies & allergic dermatological disorders, as:

      (Urticaria, pruritus, insects bites or stings, atopic dermatitis & eczema)

Dosages:

  • Adults and Children >6 Years:10 mg ( 1 tab) or 10 ml once daily.
  • Children 2 - 5 Years:5 mg (1 teaspoon) syrup once daily or 2.5ml twice a day
  • Children 6 months -2 Years: 5 mg (1/2 teaspoon) syrup once daily

Presentation:

Box containing 2 strip (each of 10 tablets.)

Bottle of 100 ml syrup