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Q. Will Cetirizine help reduce the itching in my penis?

Answered by
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 06, 2017

Hi doctor,

I took Norflox-TZ in the morning for loose motions but, in the afternoon my penis started itching.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I went through your query.

  • Firstly, one should not take antibiotics for ordinary loose motions unless the diarrhea is infective.
  • Itching in the penis could be allergic but, it should be associated with itching in the other parts of the body.
  • I suggest you take Levocetirizine and Montelukast combination like Telikast L twice daily. Keep the penis dry and stop antibiotics.

Regards.

For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician

Thank you doctor,

Right now, I do not have the medicine you mentioned but, I do have Okacet (Cetirizine hydrochloride). Can I take this?

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Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

  • Yes, you can take Cetirizine. It is good enough and should relieve the issue.

For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician

Hello doctor,

Thanks for the reply. I took it once, but the itching is still there. Should I continue taking it?

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Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

  • You can take it twice a day, twelve hours apart, for a period of five days.

For further queries consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician


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