Agrocet

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Agrocet Information

Agrocet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Allergy, Urticaria Pigmentosa, Common Cold. Other than this, Agrocet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Agrocet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Agrocet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Agrocet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Agrocet is Safe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Agrocet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Agrocet related warnings section.

The section on Agrocet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Agrocet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Agrocet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Agrocet Benefits & Uses

Agrocet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Agrocet 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


Agrocet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Agrocet is used -

Moderate

Mild

Agrocet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Agrocet safe for pregnant women?


    Agrocet is safe to take during pregnancy.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Agrocet safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Agrocet for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

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


    Agrocet rarely harms the kidneys.

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


    Agrocet is rarely harmful for the liver.

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


    You can take Agrocet without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Agrocet with Other Drugs

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

Moderate

Mild



Agrocet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Agrocet

  • Is this Agrocet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Agrocet.

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


    After taking Agrocet you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Agrocet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Agrocet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Agrocet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Agrocet


    It is safe to take Agrocet with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Agrocet


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

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Agrocet

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Agrocet with montelukast?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Agrocet can be taken with montelukast. As per clinical studies, no harmful interaction has been reported after taking them. However, do not take it without doctors advise. A fixed-dose combination of [Medicinie] and montelukast is available in the market which is used in the treatment of respiratory tract inflammation.

Question over 4 years ago

What is Agrocet?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Agrocet is a brand name of Cetirizine. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called antihistamine (H1 receptor blocker). It is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, urticaria, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing and other types of allergies.

Question about 4 years ago

Can I take Agrocet With Paracetamol?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Agrocet can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Agrocet without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Agrocet is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Agrocet safe?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Agrocet 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.



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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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