Allercalcin L Tablet

Allercalcin L Tablet

Retort Pharma Pvt Ltd
Uses of Allercalcin L Tablet:
Allergy symptoms
Composition of Allercalcin L Tablet:
Levocetirizine 5mg
₹24.75
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MRP: ₹33
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Product Details

SKU: PC-1871
Product Description: Allercalcin L Tablet is manufactured by Retort Pharma Pvt Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Levocetirizine is generally used in treatment of the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Side effects

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Levocetirizine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Levocetirizine is belongs to the category of an antihistaminic drug. It makes the condition better by treating the allergy symptoms such as such as swelling, itching, and rashes by blocking the chemical messenger (histamine) & its effects in the body.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is $name?
Levocetirizine is an antihistamine (H1-receptor blocker) and is used in the treatment of conditions like allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

Q. Is $name an over the counter (OTC) product?
Levocetirizine belongs to prescription medicine and is not an OTC product.

Q. Is $name gluten free?
yes, Levocetirizine is gluten free and you can refer the package before use for detailed knowledge.

Q. Is $name a narcotic substance?
Levocetirizine which comes under the classification of a drug called antihistamines is not a narcotic substance.

Q. Is $name a steroid?
Levocetirizine which comes under the classification of a drug called antihistamines is not a steroid.

Q. When to take $name?
The absorption of $name is not affected by food and hence can be taken with or without food. It should preferably be taken in the evening.

Q. Is $name a decongestant?
Levocetirizine which belongs under the group of medication called antihistamine is used for treatments like running nose, sneezing, redness, itching and tearing of eyes and Levocetirizine is not a decongestant.

Q. Can $name be taken during pregnancy?
There are not many studies or data available on the effect of $name in pregnancy. Animal studies have not shown to cause any fetal (unborn child) damage. It should be used only when considered necessary by your doctor.

Q. What is $name used for?
Levocetirizine is an antihistamine drug. It is used for the treatment of conditions like allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

Q. Why should $name be taken at night?
Though Levocetirizine can be taken on any time, night time is preferred as it may cause sleepiness and tiredness which will affect your daily routine.Consultation with the doctor before use is required.

Q. What are the side effects of $name-montelukast combination?
The common side effects of $name are a headache, sleepiness, dry mouth, and fatigue. The common side effects of montelukast are a headache, upper respiratory infections, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

Q. What are the side effects of $name during pregnancy?
There are not many studies or data available on the effect of $name in pregnancy. Animal studies have not shown to cause any fetal (unborn child) damage. It should be used only when considered necessary by your doctor.

Q. Does $name cause weight gain?
Levocetirizine usually does not cause weight gain. Consult the doctor if you come across such symptom after intake of Levocetirizine.

Q. What are the side effects of stopping $name?
Stopping $name therapy is generally not associated with any withdrawal effect. However, there are reports that some patients may experience itching if stopped at once. Consult your doctor if you experience any effect after stopping the drug.

Q. What are the long-term side effects of $name?
Prolonged use of Levocetirizine may cause side effects namely upper respiratory infections, transient abdominal pain, and headaches. Consult the doctor if you come across any symptom during the intake of Levocetirizine.

Q. Can I take $name with montelukast?
Levocetirizine and montelukast are not known to have any interactions and can be safely taken together. A fixed-dose combination of $name and montelukast is available in the market. Both are indicated for allergic respiratory illnesses.

Q. What is the dose of $name?
Levocetirizine is available on different doses depending on the age factor of the patient and based on the condition in which it is prescribed. Consult the doctor and intake the drug as per recommended.

Q. What is the price of $name?
The price of $name would vary according to the brand and it is mentioned on the pack of the medicine.

Q. Can I take $name for a cold?
Though Levocetirizine can be taken for cold, consultation with the doctor for exact treatment is recommended.

Q. What is the difference between $name and cetirizine?
Levocetirizine which is an (R) enantiomer of cetirizine is also a blocker of histamine (H1) receptors and more effective drug comparing to cetirizine. Consultation with the doctor before taking two medicines together is recommended.

Q. What is the difference between $name and fexofenadine?
Both $name and fexofenadine are highly selective H1 antihistamines. Fexofenadine is less sedative, less potent when compared on a dose basis, and longer acting when compared to $name. However, their response may vary from patient to patient. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Q. What is the difference between $name and desloratadine?
Desloratadine has higher H1 selectivity, longer action, and less sedative effect when compared to $name. They both are equipotent on an equivalent milligram basis. However, their response may vary from patient to patient. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Q. Can I take $name with ambroxol syrup?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with ambroxol but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take $name with pseudoephedrine?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with pseudoephedrine but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take $name with alcohol?
Alcohol can increase the sedative effect (sleepiness) of $name when taken together. It is desirable to avoid alcohol intake while on the drug. Also, you need to be careful while taking this drug if you are driving or operating some machine.

Q. Can I take $name with paracetamol?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with paracetamol but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take $name with phenylephrine?
As of now, drug-drug interactions have never been clinically seen. So Levocetirizine can be taken with phenylephrine but to be in safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does $name withdrawal cause itching?
Stopping $name therapy is generally not associated with any withdrawal effect. However, there are reports that some patients may experience itching if stopped at once. Consult your doctor if you experience any effect after stopping the drug.

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levocetirizine to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.Stop taking Levocetirizine at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
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