Rolinoz (cetirizine) tablets 10 mg. №20


Manufacturer: Italy

Symptomatic treatment of nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal and year-round allergic rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria.

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Rolinoz (cetirizine) tablets 10 mg. №20


active substance: cetirizine;

1 tablet contains cetirizine dihydrochloride 10 mg;

excipients: lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, colloidal anhydrous silicon dioxide, sodium starch glycolate (type A).

Medicinal form


Main physico-chemical properties: round tablets of white color with a smooth surface and a dividing line on one side.

Pharmacotherapeutic group

Antihistamines for systemic use. Piperazine derivatives.
ATX code R06A E07.

Pharmacological properties

Cetirizine, a metabolite of hydroxyzine, is a potent selective antagonist of peripheral H1 receptors. In vitro receptor binding studies showed no significant affinity for receptors other than H1 receptors.

In addition to the antagonistic effect on H1-receptors, cetirizine has an anti-allergic effect: in a dose of 10 mg 1 or 2 times a day, the drug inhibited the late phase of migration of cells involved in the inflammatory reaction (mainly eosinophils) in the skin and conjunctiva of people with atopy , to which the antigen was injected.


Rolinoz tablets is an anti-allergic medicine. Its active substance is a blocker of H1-histamine receptors.
This medication is prescribed to eliminate nasal (nasal), eye symptoms of persistent (year-round) or intermittent (seasonal) allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis (nasal congestion, conjunctival redness, itching in the nose / eyes, sneezing, watery eyes). It can also be used for chronic idiopathic urticaria.


You cannot appoint Rolinoz tablets:

  • with allergies to components;
  • at the terminal stage of renal failure (with an indicator of creatinine clearance;
  • during pregnancy;
  • for tablets: with rare forms of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency, glucose / galactose malabsorption.

It is used with caution:

  • with old age;
  • with a predisposition to urinary retention;
  • with chronic kidney disease (with a creatinine clearance rate> 10 ml / minute) – dosage adjustment is required;
  • with epilepsy, increased convulsive readiness;
  • during lactation.

Application during pregnancy and lactation

No cases of the formation of malformations, embryonic, neonatal toxicity with a clear causal relationship have been identified. However, there have been no strictly controlled studies, therefore this medication should not be used during pregnancy.
The medicine can penetrate into breast milk, therefore, feeding is stopped during treatment.

Method of administration and dosage

Rolinoz tablets is administered orally (by mouth), regardless of food.
Children aged 2–6 years: the medicine is used in the form of drops of 2.5 mg (5 drops) x2 times / day.
Adults, children over 6 years of age: daily dose – 10 mg (20 drops or 1 tablet) once (preferably at night).
An initial dose of 5 mg (10 drops or half a tablet) can be used if sufficient to control symptoms.


Overdose symptoms: confusion, increased fatigue, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, itching, malaise, dilated pupils, anxiety, drowsiness, weakness, stupor, frequent heartbeat, tremors, urinary retention.
Overdose treatment: immediately after administration – gastric lavage (or stimulation of vomiting), intake of sorbent (activated carbon), maintenance and symptomatic therapy.

Side effects

Possible allergic reactions (angioedema, urticaria, rash, itching, persistent drug erythema), increased appetite, thrombocytopenia (decreased platelet count), agitation, confusion, depression, aggression, hallucinations, sleep disturbances, nervous tics, suicidal ideation, movement disorders , paresthesia, convulsions, taste perversion, fainting, trembling, memory impairment, impaired accommodation, nystagmus (wobbling of the eyes), blurred vision, dizziness, heart palpitations, loose stools, liver dysfunctions, changes in liver function tests, urinary disturbances (urinary retention, enuresis ), malaise, swelling, weight gain.