Rigix is an effective anti-allergic medicine available in local market. It comes in two forms i.e. tablets and syrup. Rigix Syrup is suitable for children below age 12 and tablets are often prescribed for the adults. Rigix is suitable in allergic conditions.
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 allergic conditions
- Adults & children above 12 years: One 10 mg tablet daily
- Children 1-2 years: 0.25 mg/kg body weight b.i.d.
- 2-6 years: 1 teaspoon once daily or ½ teaspoon b.i.d.
- 6-12 years: 2 teaspoons once daily or 1 teaspoon b.i.d.
- Above 12 years: 2 teaspoons once daily
- 10 mg tabs 30’s
- Oral sol 60 ml
Rigix Tablet is available in pack of 30 tablets of 10 mg.
Rigix Tablet Price
Price of 30 tablet pack of Rigix is approximately Rs.140. On the link given below you can order Rigix tablets online.
Rigix Syrup is available in local market in bottle of 60 ml.
Rigix Syrup price
Rigix Syrup 5mg/5ml price is approximately Rs.52. Click on the link below to order the Rigix Syrup online.
Rigix in Pregnancy
Although some studies did not produce any evidence that usage of Rigix cause any malformation during pregnancy yet as a precaution, Rigix Tablets or Syrup should not be used or administered to the pregnant women. For further details about usage of Rigix during pregnancy you should consult your doctor.
Rigix Medicine Side Effects
- Normally a person can feel dizziness, dry mouth, dry nose and dry throat after using this drug.
- Headache is also a regular side effect of rigix.
- A person’s stomach can be upset after using rigix in some cases.
- Constipation or trouble in sleeping is also some common side effects of rigix.
- Mental/mood changes like confusion and hallucinations are some serious side effects of rigix but they are rare.
- Ringing in the ears, difficulty in urinating and vision changes are also some side effects of rigix.