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BELLS HEALTHCARE ALLERGY RELIEF 10MG FILM-COATED TABLETS
Active substance(s): CETIRIZINE HYDROCHLORIDE
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Cetirizine 10mg Leaflet
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BELL'S HEALTHCARE ALLERGY &
HAYFEVER 10 MG TABLETS
If you suffer from severe kidney disease,
please contact your doctor or pharmacist who
may adjust the dose accordingly.
If your child suffers from kidney disease,
please contact your doctor or pharmacist who
may adjust the dose according to your child's
Very rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Thrombocytopenia (low levels of blood
The name of this medicine is Bell's Healthcare
Tics (habit spasm)
Do not give this medicine to children below
Allergy & Hayfever 10mg Tablets, which will
If you feel the effect of Cetirizine is too week or
Syncope, dyskinesia (involuntary
be referred to as Cetirizine Tablets throughout
too strong, please contact your doctor.
movements), dystonia (abnormal
formulation does not allow necessary dose
prolonged muscular contractions),
Duration of treatment
tremor, dysgeusia (altered taste)
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
The duration of treatment depends on the
Blurred vision, accommodation disorder
start taking this medicine.
type, duration and course of your complaints.
(difficulty focusing), oculogyration (eyes
Please tell your doctor if you are taking or
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist for
having uncontrolled circular movements)
Angioedema (serious allergic reaction
medicines, as they may decrease or increase
If you have any further questions, ask your
which causes swelling of the face or
doctor or your pharmacist.
If drowsiness occurs, your tablet can be taken
throat), fixed drug eruption
Do not pass this medicine on to others; it
in the evening
Abnormal elimination of urine (bed
may harm them, even if their symptoms
Method of administration: For oral use.
wetting, pain and/or difficulty passing
are the same as yours.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
If you take more Allergy & Hayfever
It may still be alright for you to take Allergy &
you notice any side effects not listed in the
Tablets than you should
Not known frequency of side effects
leaflet, please tell your doctor or
cannot be estimated from the
to decide what is suitable for you. Please tell
recommended dose, contact your nearest
you must talk to a doctor if you do not feel
hospital casualty department or tell your
have recently taken any other medicines,
better or if you feel worse after 3 days.
Amnesia, memory impairment
doctor or pharmacist immediately.
including medicines obtained without a
Vertigo (sensation of rotation or
Remember to take the pack and any
In this leaflet
remaining tablets with you.
1. What Allergy & Hayfever Tablets are and
Urinary retention (inability to completely
Taking your medicine with food and drink
what they are used for
empty the urinary bladder)
After an overdose, the side effects described
2. Before you take Allergy & Hayfever
Pruritus (intense itching) and/or urticaria
below may occur with increased intensity.
Adverse effects such as confusion,
3. How to take Allergy & Hayfever Tablets
diarrhoea, dizziness, tiredness, headache,
4. Possible side effects
In very rare cases people have thought about
ailing, dilating of pupil, itching, restlessness,
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, think you
5. How to store Allergy & Hayfever Tablets
committing suicide and if you feel this way
sedation, somnolence, stupor, abnormal
6. Contents of the pack and further
then stop taking the tablets and see your
rapid heart rate, tremors and urinary retention
pregnant. As with other drugs, the use of
have been reported.
Allergy & Hayfever Tablets should be avoided
in pregnant women. Accidental use of the
1. WHAT ALLERGY & HAYFEVER
If you forget to take Allergy & Hayfever
Reporting of side effects
by a pregnant woman should not
TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
If you have forgotten to take your tablet, take it
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
Nevertheless, the administration of the
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
as soon as you remember and then wait 24
The active ingredient in your tablets is
You can also report side effects directly via
hours before taking your next dose.
cetirizine hydrochloride, which belongs to a
the Yellow Card Scheme at:
If you have any further questions on the use of
group of medicines called antihistamines.
this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Tablets during breast-feeding because
These are used to relieve the symptoms of
reporting side effects you can help provide
cetirizine passes into breast milk.
seasonal allergic rhinitis (e.g. hay fever),
more information on the safety of this
If you stop taking Cetirizine
perennial allergic rhinitis (e.g. year round
Rarely, pruritus (intense itching) and/or
before taking any medicine.
allergies often due to house dust mites or
urticaria may return if you stop taking
animal allergies) and urticaria (itchy, red,
5. H O W TO S TO R E A L L E R G Y &
Driving and using machines
swollen skin). These symptoms include itchy
If you have any further questions on the use of
skin rashes; sneezing; itchy, runny or blocked
of impaired attention, alertness and driving
nose; red, itchy and watering eyes.
Keep out of the sight and reach of
capabilities after taking Allergy & Hayfever
Tablets at the recommended dose.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE ALLERGY &
Do not take this medicine after the expiry date
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause
If you are intending to drive, engage in
(Exp.) stated. The expiry date refers to the
side effects, although not everybody gets
Do not take Allergy & Hayfever Tablets if
last day of that month. This medicinal product
machinery, you should not exceed the
does not require any special storage
The following side effects are rare or very
are allergic to cetirizine hydochloride,
rare, but you must stop taking the
observe your response to the drug. If you are
hydroxyzine, piperazine derivatives or
medicine and speak to your doctor
any of the other ingredients in Allergy &
Do not throw away any medicines via waste
straight away if you notice them:
simultaneous use of alcohol or other nervous
Hayfever Tablets (these are listed in
water or household waste. Ask pharmacist
Allergic reactions, including severe
section 6, Further Information)
reactions and angioedema (serious
how to throw away medicines no longer use.
your attention and ability to react.
have a severe kidney disease (severe
allergic reaction which causes swelling of
These measures will help to protect the
renal failure with creatine clearance below
the face or throat).
Important information about some of the
ingredients of Allergy & Hayfever Tablets
6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND
These reactions may start soon after you first
This product contains lactose. If you have
Warnings and precautions
take the medicine, or it might start later.
If you are a patient with renal insufficiency,
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in
please ask your doctor for advice; if
What Allergy & Hayfever Tablets contain:
doctor before taking this medicinal product.
necessary, you will take a lower dose. The
The active ingredient is cetirizine
new dose will be determined by your doctor.
hydrochloride. Each tablet contains 10 mg of
parahydroxybenzoate may cause allergic
Pharyngitis, rhinitis (in children)
If you have problems of urinary retention,
Diarrhea, nausea, dry mouth
The other ingredients are: lactose
please ask your doctor for advice.
monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose,
3. H O W T O TA K E A L L E R G Y &
colloidal anhydrous silica, maize starch, talc,
If you are an epileptic patient or a patient at
Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1
magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide
risk of convulsions, you should ask your
in 100 patients)
(E171), hypromellose, macrogol, sodium
doctor for advice
exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told
No interactions susceptible to have a
you to do so. You should check with your
noticeable impact have been observed
What Allergy & Hayfever Tablets look like
doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
between alcohol (at the blood level of 0.5 per
and the contents of the pack:
ml corresponding to one glass of wine) and
Pruritus (itchy skin), rash
Allergy & Hayfever Tablets are white
cetirizine used at the normal doses.
circular, biconvex film coated
The usual dosage is:
However, as is the case with all
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antihistamines, it is recommended to avoid
Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000
Your medicine is available in packs containing
Take one tablet (10 mg) once daily.
concurrent consumption of alcohol.
7, 10, 14, 28, 30, 60 and 100 tablets.
Children aged 6 - 12 years: Take half a tablet
Allergic reactions, some severe (very
(5 mg) twice daily (morning and evening).
Allergy & Hayfever Tablets can affect the
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
results of allergy skin tests. If you require an
tablet (5 mg) should be taken once
allergy test you should stop taking Allergy &
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daily.Patients with renal impairment
Hayfever Tablets three days before you have
Patients with moderate renal impairment are
Tachycardia (heart beating too fast)
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recommended to take 5mg once daily.
Liver function abnormal
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Date Leaflet Approved December 2016
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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