Cetirizine Tablets (30)


Cetirizine Tablets are used to treat the allergic symptoms of hay fever.



Product description


Cetirizine Tablets are used to treat the allergic symptoms of hayfever (itchy or watery eyes, sneezing and a runny nose) and other allergies. The active ingredient is cetirizine hydrochloride which is an antihistamine


Types of allergies


– Pet, house dust mite and mould spores.
– Skin allergy
– Chronic urticaria (hives).

Key features:
– Once a day
– Non-drowsy in the majority of users





Each tablet contains Cetirizine Hydrochloride 10 mg.

Usage Instructions


- Please ensure this medicine is used in line with the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Adults and adolescents over 12 years of age: 1 tablet once daily.
- Children aged from 6 to 12 years: Half a tablet twice daily.
- Not recommended for children under the age of 6 years
- Do not exceed the stated dose. Please read the patient information leaflet.
- May cause drowsiness – Do not operate a vehicle, tools or machinery if so.

Warnings and Precautions


Do not take Cetirizine Tablets if:
- You have an allergy to Piriteze or its ingredients.
- You have severe kidney problems.
- Speak to your doctor before taking if:
- You have an intolerance to some sugars.
- You have a medical condition.
- You are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant.
- You have kidney problems or epilepsy.
- Keep out of the reach and site of children.
- Avoid alcohol

Side effects


Like all medicines, Piriteze tablets can have side effects, but not everybody gets them.

Common side effects include:
- Headache or dizziness
- Drowsiness or tiredness
- Restlessness
- Dry mouth
- Sore throat
- Abdominal pain
- Diarrhoea
- Nausea
- Runny nose

If you get any side effects, even if not listed please talk to your doctor. Seek urgent medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction.
Please read your patient information leaflet.

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