manufacturer: UCB GMBH – active substance: cetirizine
Uncommon side effects (only when taking 10 milligrams of cetirizine dihydrochloride twice daily):
Tiredness, drowsiness, gastrointestinal discomfort.
Rare side effects:
headache, dizziness, excitement, fatigue, dry mouth, gastrointestinal discomfort.
Isolated side effects:
Hypersensitivity reactions, liver dysfunction (liver inflammation, blood liver value increase ((transaminases)).
In some patients, long-term use of cetirizine may cause increased caries risk due to dry mouth. Patients should therefore have extra care to clean their teeth and maintain the gums.
Cetirizine can increase the depressant effects of alcohol and psychotropic drugs.