Zirtek Allergy Relief Tablets 21
£9.59 – £19.50
Zirtek Allergy relieves the unpleasant symptoms and discomfort of hayfever and other allergies, such as sneezing, irritated, runny and blocked up nose, itchy, red and watering eyes and itchy skin rashes
What are Zirtek tablets?
Zirtek Allergy Relief Tablets relieves the unpleasant symptoms and discomfort of hayfever and other allergies, such as sneezing, irritated, runny and blocked up nose, itchy, red and watering eyes and itchy skin rashes
How should Zirtek antihistamine tablets be used?
Adults and Children over 12 years :
- 1 tablet with glass water every 4-6 hours
- Do not take more than 4 tablets in 24 hours
When should Zirtek Allergy Relief Tablets be used?
Zirtek is indicated for symptomatic relief of all allergic conditions responsive to antihistamines, e.g hay fever, runny nose, sneezing, hives, angioneurotic oedema (rapid swelling of the dermis), food allergy, drug and serum reactions and insect bites.
When should Zirtek antihistamine tablets not be used?
Zirtek tablets should not be used by anyone who is sensitive to antihistamines or any of the ingredients. Consult your GP before use if you have any other medical conditions, including, but not limited to:
high blood pressure
Do I need a prescription to order?
No, you don’t need a prescription from your GP to buy Zirtek tablets online. They are, however, a Pharmacy Only medicine, meaning that they can only be purchased under the supervision of a pharmacist. This means that you will need to answer a few health-related questions before you can place your order. Equally, if bought from your local pharmacy, your pharmacist would need to ask you a few questions before your purchase.
Your answers will be used by our pharmacists to make sure this treatment is suitable for you. Certain medicines or conditions may impact the suitability of the product and may cause side effects. When our pharmacists review your answers, this is the sort of information they are looking for. If the Zirtek tablets seem suitable for you to use, they will be dispensed from our pharmacy and delivered to your chosen address.
Can I take these tablets if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
No, Zirtek tablets should not be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Please consult your GP if you believe you are in need of antihistamines such as Piriton.
Can I drink alcohol when I’m taking Zirtek antihistamine tablets?
No, alcohol is not recommended when you take Zirtek.
Always read the information leaflet before use.
See our full allergy treatment range here.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The following side effects may happen with this medicine:
Possible Side effects
Like all medicines this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The following side effects are rare or very rare, but you must stop taking the tablets and
speak to your doctor straight away if you notice them:
Allergic reactions, including severe reactions and angioedema (serious allergic
reaction which causes swelling of the face or throat). These reactions may start soon
after you first take the medicine, or it might start later.
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 patients)
Pharyngitis, rhinitis (in children)
Diarrhoea, nausea, dry mouth
Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 patients)
Paraesthesia (abnormal feelings of the skin)
Pruritus (itchy skin), rash
Asthenia (extreme fatigue), malaise
Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 patients)
Allergic reactions, some severe (very rare)
Depression, hallucination, aggression, confusion, insomnia
Tachycardia (heart beating too fast)
Liver function abnormal
Very rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 patients)
Thrombocytopenia (low levels of blood platelets)
Tics (habit spasm)
Syncope, dyskinesia (involuntary movements), dystonia (abnormal prolonged
muscular contractions), tremor, dysgeusia (altered taste)
Blurred vision, accommodation disorder (difficulty focusing), oculogyration (eyes
having uncontrolled circular movements)
Angioedema (serious allergic reaction which causes swelling of the face or throat),
fixed drug eruption
Abnormal elimination of urine (bed wetting, pain and/or difficulty passing water)
Not known frequency of side effects (frequency cannot be estimated from the available
Suicidal ideation (recurring thoughts of or preoccupation with suicide), nightmare
Amnesia, memory impairment
Vertigo (sensation of rotation or movement)
Urinary retention (inability to completely empty the urinary bladder)
Pruritus (intense itching) and/or urticaria upon discontinuation
Rash with blisters containing pus