What are Zirtek tablets?
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
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 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.