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Acet Information

Acet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Allergy, Urticaria Pigmentosa, Common Cold. Acet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Acet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Acet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Acet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Acet's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Acet related warnings talks about Acet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Acet contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Acet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Acet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Acet Benefits & Uses

Acet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Acet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Acet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Acet safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Acet without worrying about any side effects.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Acet safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Acet on breastfeeding women are very mild.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acet on the Kidneys?


    Acet rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acet on the Liver?


    Side effects of Acet rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acet on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Acet for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Acet with Other Drugs

Acet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate

Mild



Acet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Acet

  • Is this Acet habit forming or addictive?


    Acet is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Acet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Acet can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Acet only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Acet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Acet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Acet


    Taking Acet with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Acet


    Taking Acet with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Acet

Question over 5 years ago

How does Acet work?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Acet works by blocking the action of histamine which is responsible for allergies in our body. This helps to relieve symptoms of allergies, such as a runny nose, sneezing, and redness, watery, itchy eyes. This drug also helps to relieve itching caused due to urticaria (hives).

Question about 5 years ago

Why should Acet be taken at night?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

There is no fixed rule to take this Medicine], this drug can be taken during any time of the day as per doctor's instructions. However, taking it in the evening is more advisable because this drug can cause sleepiness and drowsiness. Activities such as driving and operating heavy machinery should be avoided after taking this Acet to prevent accidents and injuries.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Acet safe?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Acet is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, very few side effects are observed such as drowsiness, diarrhea, constipation, weakness, and tiredness.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Acet for cold?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Acet can be taken for relieving symptoms of a cold. However, it is best to consult your doctor for the right line of treatment for a cold.

Question about 5 years ago

When to take Acet?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Absorption of Acet is not affected by food and hence can be taken with or without food. Preferably it should be taken in the evening. However, you are recommended to take it as per the doctor's instructions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 166-167

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 316-317

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; ZYRTEC® (cetirizine hydrochloride) Tablets and Syrup For Oral Use

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