Okacet AX

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Cetirizine (10 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Okacet Ax Information

    Okacet Ax is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Allergy, Urticaria Pigmentosa, Common Cold. Secondary and off-label uses of Okacet Ax have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Okacet Ax depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    While these are the most often observed Okacet Ax side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Okacet Ax normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

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

    Other contraindications of Okacet Ax have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Okacet Ax may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Okacet Ax is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Okacet Ax Benefits & Uses

    Okacet Ax is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Okacet Ax 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


    Okacet Ax Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    Okacet Ax Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Okacet Ax safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can take Okacet AX without worrying about any side effects.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Okacet Ax safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Okacet Ax on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Okacet AX on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Okacet Ax on the Liver?


      Side effects of Okacet AX rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Okacet Ax on the Heart?


      Okacet AX is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Okacet Ax with Other Drugs

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

    Moderate

    Mild



    Okacet Ax Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Okacet Ax

    • Is this Okacet Ax habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Okacet Ax.

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


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

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Okacet Ax is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Okacet Ax for mental disorders.

      No

    Okacet Ax Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Okacet Ax


      You can take Okacet Ax with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Okacet Ax


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

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Okacet Ax

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Okacet AX without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Okacet AX 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 about 4 years ago

    Can I take Okacet AX with phenylephrine?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Okacet AX can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Okacet AX on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Discontinuation of Okacet AX on your own can cause unwanted side effects and withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Okacet AX a decongestant?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    No, Okacet AX is not a decongestant. It is an antihistamine, used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis, urticaria, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, and sneezing.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Why should Okacet AX 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 Okacet AX to prevent accidents and injuries.



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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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