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CETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE

Zyrtec

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Zyrtec or Generic Cetirizine


Cetirizine or generic Zyrtec belong to the second generation non-sedating antihistamine. This functions by blocking histamine receptors on the cells. Histamine is chemical that cause allergic reaction in the body. Histamine is released from mast cells (histamine storing cells) and gets attached to the other cells having receptor for histamine. Once it gets attached, it causes the cells to activate and release chemical that is known to produce allergic reaction. Now, this Cetirizine block receptor H1 and prevent the activation of H1 receptor containing cells by histamine. Generic Zyrtec does not enter in the brain from blood, therefore causes less drowsiness. Zyrtec was approved in 1996 in September by FDA.
Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Tablets Zyrtec 10 mg $0.40 $11.99
90 Tablets Zyrtec 10 mg $0.39 $34.99

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Where can I Buy Zyrtec or Generic Citrizine

Generic Zyrtec or Citrizine is a non-sedating antihistamine that is useful in reducing the effects of histamine. Histamine is a chemical that is known to cause allergic reaction in the body such as swelling in the lining of the nose, sneezing, etc. Generic Zyrtec blocks the histamines’ receptor that is H1 receptor and prevent the activation of H1 receptor containing cells by histamine.Citrizine fight against sneezing, itching, watery eyes, runny nose, hay fever, itching and swelling caused by chronic urticaria, a condition commonly known as hives. Generic Zyrtec is stored at a temperature that ranges from 20-25°C.

Chemical Composition of Zyrtec or Generic Citrizine

Generic Zyrtec tablets and syrup contain cetirizine hydrochloride as active ingredient and is white, crystalline, water soluble powder. Chemically, it is represented as (±) - [2- [4- [ (4-chlorophenyl)phenylmethyl] -1- piperazinyl] ethoxy]acetic acid, dihydrochloride. This is a racemic compound that have molecular weight of 461.82 and empirical formula as C21H25ClN2O3•2HCl.Zyrtec tablets are white, rectangular shaped, film- coated tablets that are administered orally. This tablet is available in 5 mg of strength and contains various inactive ingredients which include lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide, croscarmellose, hypromellose and polyethylene glycol. The chewable tablets of generic Zyrtec is a purple coloured round tablet that is taken orally. The different ingredients present in this tablet includeacesulfame potassium, betadex, artificial grape flavour, blue dye, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, colloidal silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, natural flavour and red dye (carmine). Additionally, generic Zyrtec is also available in the form of syrup that is slightly yellow in colour and has 1 mg per millilitre of cetirizine hydrochloride in it. The pH of this syrup ranges between 4 to 5. Zyrtec syrup contains inactive ingredients such as banana & grape flavour, glacial acetic acid, methyl paraben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, sodium acetate, sugar syrup and water.

Other drug of same category includes

• Loratadine (Claritin) • Allegra (Fexofenadine) • Astelin (Azelastine)

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Generic CETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE-(se ti ra zeen)
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