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Rigix
 
Generic:
Cetirizine Dihydrochloride
 
Therapeutic Class:
Antiallergics
 
Composition:
Each Rigix tablet contains cetirizine dihydrochloride 10 mg
Each ml of Rigix oral solution contains 1 mg of cetirizine dihydrochloride
 
Description:
Cetirizine, an active metabolite of hydroxyzine, is an antihistamine; its principal effects are mediated via selective inhibition of peripheral H1 receptors and are indicated in allergic conditions
 
Indications:
  • Seasonal allergic rhinitis
  • Perennial allergic rhinitis
  • Chronic idiopathic urticaria
 
Dosage:
Tablets:
Adults & children above 12 years: One 10 mg tablet daily

Oral Solution:
Children 1-2 years: 0.25 mg/kg body weight b.i.d.
2-6 years: 1 teaspoon once daily or � teaspoon b.i.d.
6-12 years: 2 teaspoons once daily or 1 teaspoon b.i.d.

Above 12 years: 2 teaspoons once daily
 
Presentations:
10 mg tabs 30’s
Oral sol 60 ml