Cetrine Allergy Oral Solution is a non-drowsy antihistamine used for the relief of the symptoms of hayfever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) and allergies such as dust or pet allergies (perennial allergic rhinitis)and rashes associated with hives and itching (chronic idiopathic urticaria).
Symptoms relieved can include sneezing, runny or blocked nose, red or watery eyes and red, itchy skin.
Cetrine Allery Oral Solution provides fast relief of allergies and 24 hour control for 2 years and older.
Directions for use:
Adults and adolescents above 12 years:
10mg once daily as 10 ml oral solution (2 full measuring spoons)
Children between 6 and 12 years:
5mg twice daily as 5ml (1 full measuring spoon) twice daily.
Children between 2 and 6 years:
2.5mg twice daily as 2.5 ml oral solution (a half-measuring spoon) twice daily.
Do not take Cetrine Allergy:
- if you have a severe kidney disease (severe renal failure with creatinine clearance below 10 ml/min)
- if you are allergic to cetirizine dihydrochloride, to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Talk to your doctor before taking Cetrine Allergy:
- If you are a patient with renal insufficiency, please ask your doctor for advice; if necessary, you will take a lower dose. The new dose will be determined by your doctor. If you have problems passing urine (like spinal cord problems or prostate or bladder problems), please ask your doctor for advice.
- If you are an epileptic patient or a patient at risk of convulsions, you should ask your doctor for advice.
- If you are scheduled for allergy testing, ask your doctor if you should stop taking Cetrine Allergy for several days before testing. This medicine may affect your allergy test results.
Cetrine Allergy contains sorbitol; This medicine contains 315 mg sorbitol in each 1 ml. Sorbitol is a source of fructose. If your doctor has told you that you (or your child) have an intolerance to some sugars or if you have been diagnosed with hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI), a rare genetic disorder in which a person cannot break down fructose, talk to your doctor before you (or your child) take or receive this medicine.
Cetrine Allergy contains propylene glycol (E1520): This medicine contains 49 mg propylene glycol in each 1 ml.
Cetrine Allergy contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216). Methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216) may cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).
Cetrine Allergy contains sodium: This medicine contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per 10 ml, that is to say essentially ‘sodium-free’.
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.