Each Rigix tablet contains cetirizine dihydrochloride 10 mg.
Each ml of Rigix oral solution contains 1 mg of cetirizine dihydrochloride
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
Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Perennial allergic rhinitis
Chronic idiopathic urticaria
Adults & children above 12 years: One 10 mg tablet dailyRigix oral solution can be taken without regard to food consumption.
Children 6 months to <2 years for Perennial Allergic Rhinitis and Chronic Urticaria:
The recommended dose of Rigix oral solution in children 6 months to 23 months of age is 2.5 mg (½ teaspoonful) once daily. The dose in children 12 to 23 months of age can be increased to a maximum dose of 5 mg per day, given as ½ teaspoonful (2.5 mg) every 12 hours.
Children 2 to 5 years for Chronic Urticaria:
The recommended initial dose of Rigix oral solution in children aged 2 to 5 years is 2.5 mg (½ teaspoonful) once daily. The dosage in this age group can be increased to a maximum dose of 5 mg per day given as 1 teaspoonful (5 mg) once daily, or as ½ teaspoonful (2.5 mg) given every 12 hours.
Children 6 years & above:
2 teaspoonfuls once daily or 1 teaspoonful twice daily.