Side effect(s) of Cetirizine

Read the side effects of Cetirizine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Most Common - Headache, inflammation of pharynx, abdominal pain, cough, drowsiness, diarrhea, nosebleed, asthma, nausea and vomiting.

Metabolic - Loss of appetite, flushing, increased salivation, urinary retention, dehydration, increased sugar, and thirst.

Heart - Heart failure, high blood pressure, fast heart rate, and palpitations.

Central Nervous System - Incoordination, confusion, slurred speech, leg cramps, tingling, fainting, paralysis, tremor, twitching, visual defect, abnormal thinking, agitation, memory loss, sleeplessness and nervousness.

Gastrointestinal - Abnormal liver function, aggravated tooth caries, constipation, indigestion, flatulence, stomach inflammation, piles, increased appetite, blood in stool, rectal bleeding, mouth ulcer, tongue discoloration and tongue swelling.

Genitourinary - Bladder inflammation, painful urination, blood in urine, urinary frequency, urinary incontinence, and urinary tract infection, painful menstrual period, irregular period, breast pain and vaginal inflammation.

Eye and ENT - Deafness, ear pain, ear damage, ringing in the ear, taste perversion, blindness and increased eye pressure.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle weakness/pain, joint inflammation and joint pain.

Respiratory - Lung inflammation, difficulty in breathing, increased sputum, pneumonia, respiratory disorder and upper respiratory tract infection.

Skin - Pimples, hair loss, skin inflammation, eruption, dry skin, redness, itching, and hives.

Body as a Whole - Accidental injury, weakness, back pain, chest pain, enlarged abdomen, face swelling, fever, hot flashes, increased weight, leg swelling, uneasiness, swelling in the extremities and rigors.



Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.
Advertisement

Recommended Reading

Show More Related Topics

Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

Drugs A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Drugs Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Find a Doctor

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store