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December 10, 2016

Rigix Medicine | Anti-Allergic Drugs in Pakistan

 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.

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

rigix tablet pics
rigix syrup pic
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 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

Presentations:    

  • 10 mg tabs 30’s
  • Oral sol 60 ml

Click here to read about the side effects of Rigix.

Comments

  1. is it a non sedating antihistamine

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