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The advantages of drops and tablets Zodak compared with similar drugs is the optimal ratio of price and quality, coupled with a minimum of unpleasant side effects.
Zodak Express accelerated tablets are also available.
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Drops Zodak - the drug of choice for the symptomatic treatment of various types of allergies in children and adults. Indications for the use of this drug are:
- allergic rhinoconjunctivitis , accompanied by copious runny nose and lacrimation with redness and swelling of the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose;
- hay fever caused by allergies to pollen of some plants;
- dermatoses with severe itching, presumably of an allergic nature, including AD ;
- urticaria , including its chronic idiopathic form ;
- angioedema .
Zodak drops are effective in both the early and late stages of an allergic reaction. They significantly reduce the severity and prevalence of allergic symptoms, fight itching and redness of the skin and mucous membranes.
Dosage and administration
Drops Zodak taken orally, regardless of the meal 1 or 2 times a day, it is better only in the evening or morning and evening. Before use, the required amount of the drug is dripped using the original dropper cap of the vial into the water, slightly shaken and then drunk.
|Category of patients||The recommended dosage and frequency of administration of Zodak drops|
|Children from 1 to 2 years||5 drops twice a day|
|Children from 2 to 6 years||10 drops daily|
|Children from 6 to 12 years||10 drops twice a day|
|Children over 12 years old||10 drops twice a day or 20 drops once a day|
|Adults||20 drops daily or 1 tablet|
|Patients with renal failure||10 drops daily or 0.5 tablets|
|Patients with severe disorders of the liver||10 drops daily or 0.5 tablets|
In exceptional cases, doctors may prescribe this drug for a child up to 1 year. The use of the drug in such babies should be carried out only as directed and under the control of the attending pediatrician, since, in theory, Zodac in infants could provoke a life-threatening breathing disorder.
The absolute contraindications to treatment with Zodac drops are:
- children up to 1 year;
- individual intolerance to the drug or its individual components.
Use of drops at any diseases of the kidneys complicated by a renal failure demands special care. Because of the possible reduction in renal function in the elderly, it is recommended that a balanced approach to the appointment of Zodak in patients over 60 years of age.
Diabetes mellitus is not a contraindication to receive these drops, since they do not contain anything potentially dangerous for diabetics.
The drug has a minimum of side effects that can occur only in the case of an overdose of the drug or unreasonably long-term use of the drug and are expressed in the following:
- most often, the patient may pursue dry mouth;
- headaches and dizziness, fatigue and drowsiness, tachycardia occur much less frequently;
- irritability, emotional lability can also be caused by Zodak;
- Gastrointestinal disorders and skin rashes - are rarely due to Zodak drops.
Vial drops contains 20 ml of the drug, which consists of active and auxiliary substances. Appearance of drops: clear liquid from colorless to light yellow shade. Each milliliter of medicine is 20 drops. Thus, the vial contains 20 daily medicinal doses for an adult.
|Components||Content in 1 ml drops|
|Active substance||10 mg cetirizine dihydrochloride|
The drug is rapidly absorbed in the stomach and intestines. It begins to act within 20-30 minutes after administration, and reaches its maximum effect in 1-1.5 hours. The total duration of the therapeutic effect of taking a single dose of Zodak reaches days.
The drug does not penetrate inside the cell and does not affect cell metabolism. With blood flow, it reaches the H1-histamine receptors and blocks them - as a result, all inflammatory allergic reactions are significantly reduced, and the body's susceptibility to allergens decreases.
The drug is processed in the liver to form a biologically inactive metabolite. Excreted by the kidneys with urine for 10-20 hours.
The active active ingredient, cetirizine dihydrochloride, does not accumulate in the body even with prolonged use of higher doses of the drug.
It is not recommended to combine reception of Zodak drops with:
Actions for overdose and symptoms of poisoning
It is released without a prescription. Shelf life 5 years. Keep out of reach of children at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
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