What is Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol) used for?
Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol) contains the active ingredient cetirizine, which is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as runny nose, watery eyes, itchiness, sneezing and hives. It works by helping to inhibit the activity of the natural chemical histamine. Histamine is responsible for the symptoms of allergies. This drug also contains ambroxol, which is used to treat certain respiratory diseases, as well as sore throats and acute pharyngitis.
How should I use Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol)?
Patients should take Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol) tablets orally. In order to determine the correct dosage required to treat your condition, you should always consult your physician before taking this medication, as the exact dosage varies depending on the severity of the condition being treated, as well as the patient's response to treatment. Never exceed the dosage prescribed to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol)?
Some side effects which have been reported by patients taking Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol) include:
Consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice a fast pounding heartbeat, tremors, insomnia, changes in vision or urinating less than usual.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Relent (Cetirizine/Ambroxol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially kidney or liver disease, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
If you are using this medication to treat hives, consult your physician immediately if your hives have not started to heal after 3 days, or have not completely healed after 6 weeks.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.