ALLERCET L TABLET

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ALL0007
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Manufacturer : MIC-MICRO LABS PVT LTD
Composition : LEVOCETIRIZINE-5MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : ALLERCET L TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

LEVOCETIRIZINE-5MG

LEVOCETIRIZINE

Information for patients
Drug Information Levocetirizine is an anti allergic agent. It is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic conditions, such as: •hay fever •year round allergies such as dust or pet allergies •chronic nettle rash
Drug Alert
Alert
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Do not take Levocetirizine dihydrochloride 5 mg if •you are allergic (hypersensitive) to levocetirizine, any other related substance, or any of the other ingredients of Levocetirizine dihydrochloride 5 mg. •you suffer from severe kidney failure (less than 10 ml/min creatinine clearance) •you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars
Drug Special Care •If you suffer from epilepsy or are in any other way at risk of suffering fits. You should ask your doctor for advice. •If you suffer from kidney failure. You may require a lower dosage and should discuss your situation with your doctor. Levocetirizine is not recommended in children less than 6 years since the currently available film-coated tablets do not allow dose adaptation.
Drug Drug Interactions Other medicines may be affected by levocetirizine. They, in turn, may affect how well levocetirizine works. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction No information is available on the safe use of levocetirizine during pregnancy or breast-feeding. When you are pregnant or breast-feeding you should only use levocetirizine if there is a clear benefit outweighing the possible risks. Your doctor will make this decision for you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction No information is available on the safe use of levocetirizine during pregnancy or breast-feeding. When you are pregnant or breast-feeding you should only use levocetirizine if there is a clear benefit outweighing the possible risks. Your doctor will make this decision for you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction In some patients levocetirizine may cause drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. If you experience any of these symptoms, then do not drive or operate any machines.
Drug More Information Levocetirizine may be taken with or without food. You should be cautious if you take levocetirizine at the same time as alcohol In sensitive patients the effect of alcohol may be increased or different than expected.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Always take levocetirizine exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. You should swallow the tablet whole with water or another liquid. The usual dose for adults and children aged 6 years and over is one tablet daily. Children under 6 years of age should not take levocetirizine. If you suffer from mild to moderate kidney failure, your doctor may prescribe a lower dose according to the severity of your kidney disease. The duration of treatment depends on the type, duration and course of the complaints. Your doctor or pharmacist will advise you on this.
Drug Dose •Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. •If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. •This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours. •If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Excess Drug Consumption If you have taken more Levocetirizine than you should, you may experience the following symptoms: confusion, diarrhoea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, feeling unwell, dilation of the pupils, itching, restlessness, drowsiness, sleepiness, fast heart beat, shaking and difficulty passing urine. Contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately. They may empty your stomach or can take other measures to alleviate the symptoms.
Forgot Drug Consumption Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Skip the missed dose and take the next tablet at the usual time.
Stop Drug Consumption If you stop the treatment with levocetirizine earlier than foreseen this should not cause any side effects. The symptoms you took levocetirizine for, may reappear however.
Possible Side Effects
General Information
Common Drug Side Effects •Sleepiness •Dizziness •Headache •Inflammation of the throat •Swelling and irritation inside the nose (in children) •Abdominal pain •Dry mouth •Feeling sick •Tiredness
Rare Drug Side Effects •Faster heart beat •Fits •Disorders of movement •Hives •Swelling of the skin •Hypersensitivity (allergic reaction) •Abnormal liver function •Weight increase •Aggression •Confusion •Depression •Hallucinations •Difficulty in sleeping
Very Rare Drug Side Effects •Reduction in blood platelets, which increases risk of bleeding or bruising •Changed or diminished taste sensation •Fainting •Blurry vision •Painful urination •Bedwetting •Serious allergic reaction which causes swelling of the face or throat •Local skin reaction •Serious allergic reaction which causes difficulty in breathing or dizziness •Shaking •Muscle disorders •Jerky movements •Circular eye movements •Tic
Drug Side Effects Symptoms •Sensation of tingling or numbness of the skin •Diarrhoea •Rash •Itching •Feeling of weakness •Feeling unwell •Agitation
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use levocetirizine after the expiry date which is stated on the packaging after ‘EXP’. The first two digits indicate the month and the last four digits indicate the year. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Store in the original package to protect from moisture Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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