What is Piriteze?

Cetirizine (trade names Zyrtec, Reactine) is a second-generation antihistamine used in the treatment of hay fever, allergies, angioedema, and urticaria. It is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic selective H1 receptor antagonist.

Second-generation antihistamines like cetirizine are less able to cross the blood-brain barrier and therefore have diminished effects on the central nervous system compared to first-generation drugs: for instance they are less likely to induce drowsiness or to interfere with memory formation.

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Hi, I am having an allergic reaction on my chin from Just For Men Beard Dye. My chin went very red and itchy and now I have yellow/gold scabbing. I...

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You seem to have had a delayed allergic reaction (referred to as Type IV hypersensitivity) to a chemical in the hair dye. The antihistamines...

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Just could not fall asleep. I seem to be salivating excessively and am continually swallowing . I have taken a Piriteze tablet about 1 hour ago,...

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Almost anything can cause an allergic reaction. This is because persons react differently to plants, animals,...

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Hello there, Back in 2006 i was diagnosed with Autoimmune Liver Failure and spent six weeks in Hospital. They then started me on a cause of...

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Hi Tom,
usually autoimmune liver disease comes and goes. You can check your liver enzymes one time and they may be normal, and then one month later...

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