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Milcit 5 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

LYSSA HEALTHCARE

Consume Type

ORAL

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About Milcit 5 Tablet 10's

Milcit 5 Tablet 10's belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamine or anti-allergic. It contains levocetirizine, Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is an R-enantiomer of cetirizine primarily used to treat various kinds of allergies. An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as 'allergens.' Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander.

Milcit 5 Tablet 10's contains levocetirizine, a non-drowsy antihistamine. It's less likely to make you feel sleepy than some other antihistamines. However, some people still find it makes them feel quite sleepy, which is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as histamine, which is naturally involved in allergic reactions. Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is widely used to treat hay fever (an allergy caused by pollen or dust), conjunctivitis (red, itchy eye), eczema (dermatitis), hives (red, raised patches or dots), reactions to insect bites and stings and some food allergies.

You can take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's with food or without food. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, bite, or break it. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. Sometimes, you may experience headaches, dry mouth, sickness, dizziness, stomach pain and diarrhoea. Most of these side effects of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. levocetirizine

You should not take the Milcit 5 Tablet 10's if you are allergic to levocetirizine or have severe kidney failure (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/min), urinary retention problem, and fructose intolerance. Do not give this medicine to children younger than two years of age. Check with your doctor if you are taking midodrine to treat low blood pressure and ritonavir for HIV infection. Let your doctor know if you are a pregnant woman or a nursing mother before taking Milcit 5 Tablet 10's; your doctor will decide whether Milcit 5 Tablet 10's can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not.

Uses of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's

Common allergies, hay fever (an allergy caused by pollen or dust), conjunctivitis (red, itchy eye), eczema (dermatitis), hives (red, raised patches or dots), reactions to insect bites or stings and some food allergies.

Medicinal Benefits

Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as ‘histamine,’ which is naturally involved in allergic reactions.  Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is used to treat adults and children (aged two years and above) who have hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis), round-the-year dust or pet allergies (perennial allergic rhinitis), and urticaria (swelling, redness, and itchiness of the skin). In short, it helps to relieve the discomfort and unpleasant symptoms that occur due to allergic conditions, like blocked/runny/itchy nose, red/watery eyes, and skin rashes.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Oral Suspension/Syrup/Oral drops: Shake the bottle well before use. Check the label for directions and take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's in doses as prescribed by your doctor with the help of a measuring cup/dropper provided by the pack.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's

  • Headaches
  • Dry mouth
  • Feeling sick
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking Milcit 5 Tablet 10's, consult your doctor. If you have kidney problems, dose adjustment might be required; the doctor will do it depending upon your disease's condition. Please inform your doctor if you have a problem passing urine and have epilepsy (fits) before starting Milcit 5 Tablet 10's. If you are supposed to undergo skin testing, the doctor might advise you to stop taking Milcit 5 Tablet 10's 72 hours before the test as it decreases response to skin prick test. Patients should be cautioned against getting engaged in work which requires too much mental alertness, like operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle after intake of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's. Concurrent use of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's with alcohol or other antidepressants should be avoided as it can reduce your mental alertness. Milcit 5 Tablet 10's can also be taken under medical supervision by children aged 1 year and older. Patients should avoid taking overdosage of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's because of the increased risk of sleepiness and drowsiness at higher doses.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Milcit 5 Tablet 10's have interactions with other antihistamines (such as diphenhydramine), Antidepressant (such as duloxetine), pain killer (such as pregabalin), a medicine used to treat low blood pressure (such as midodrine), a medicine used to treat anxiety disorders and panic disorder (such as alprazolam), and anti-viral or anti-HIV drugs (ritonavir).

Drug-Food Interaction: Alcohol and St John's wort plant (a plant used as an anti-depressant) should not be used along with Milcit 5 Tablet 10's.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is contraindicated in kidney disease, epilepsy (fits), urinary bladder problem (Urinary Tract Obstruction) and alcoholism.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • DIPHENHYDRAMINE
  • DULOXETINE
  • PREGABALIN
  • ALPRAZOLAM
  • MIDODRINE
  • RITONAVIR
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Milcit 5 Tablet 10's may cause excessive dizziness when taken with alcohol so, together intake should be avoided.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is pregnancy category B medicine so it can be used by the pregnant mother only if your doctor has prescribed it.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is known to pass on in a limited quantity via breast milk to the child. Milcit 5 Tablet 10's should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Please drive with caution; Milcit 5 Tablet 10's usually does not causes blurry vision, but it may affect driving ability in some.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      safe if prescribed

      Limited information was available for the use of Milcit 5 Tablet 10's in patients suffering from liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding using Milcit 5 Tablet 10's in patients with liver impairment. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Milcit 5 Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor. Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) with less than 10 mL/min creatinine clearance or patients undergoing hemodialysis should not take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      safe if prescribed

      Generally, Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 6 years with or without a doctor's consent. In case it has to be given, then the dose has to be adjusted and recommended by a child specialist only.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Staying hydrated is vital for those with a cough or cold. Drinking liquids at room temperature can alleviate cough, runny nose, and sneezing.
    • The immune system is affected by stress and raises the risk of being sick. An individual can exercise regularly, meditate, do deep breathing, and try progressive muscle relaxation techniques to relieve stress.
    • To stay fit and safe, try to sleep at least 8 hours each night.
    • It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. Certain food items are known to cause allergies to you.
    • Maintain personal hygiene and keep your surroundings clean.

    Other Information (MIL0244)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens.’ Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. At the same time, others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander. Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is a non-drowsy antihistamine which makes it less likely to make you feel sleepy compared to other antihistamines or antiallergics.

    Hay fever: Hay fever/allergic rhinitis is an allergic reaction to pollen, typically when it comes into contact with the mouth, nose, eyes and throat. Hay fever symptoms include sneezing and coughing, a runny or blocked nose, itchy, red or watery eyes, itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears, loss of smell, pain around the temples and forehead, headache, earache and feeling tired.

    Eczema: Eczema is a condition in which skin patches become inflamed, itchy, cracked and rough. Some eczema types can also lead to blisters (a small bubble on the skin filled with serum) and are caused by friction, burning, or other damage.

    Conjunctivitis: Conjunctivitis is an eye condition caused by infection or allergies. It is also known as red or pink eye.

    FAQs

    Milcit 5 Tablet 10's contains levocetirizine (anti-histamine), which is used to treat allergies as it blocks the effects of a chemical messenger known as ‘histamine,’ which is naturally involved in allergic reactions.

    Hay fever is an allergy caused due to outdoor or indoor allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, or tiny flecks of skin and saliva shed by cats, dogs, and other animals with fur or feathers (pet dander). It leads to cold-like symptoms (running nose, watery eyes).

    Depending upon the severity of allergic conditions due to allergens Milcit 5 Tablet 10's can be safely taken daily until you get complete relief and as long as your doctor has advised you to take it.

    Milcit 5 Tablet 10's is an antihistamine providing instant relief from allergic conditions however, in some people it may cause sleepiness and induce some drowsiness in the day. Hence you are recommended to take it in the night time in case you are experiencing excessive drowsiness in the day.

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

    You should not take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's if you have had an allergic reaction to Milcit 5 Tablet 10's, food additives containing E218 or E216, intolerant to lactose or sorbitol, have liver or kidney failure, epilepsy (fits), difficulty in peeing. Tell your doctor that you are taking Milcit 5 Tablet 10's and have booked an allergy test as it might affect the diagnostic result.

    No, Milcit 5 Tablet 10's should not be taken if you are intolerant to sugar; please contact your doctor before taking Milcit 5 Tablet 10's to avoid any unpleasant side effects.

    You should not take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's if you have had an allergic reaction to Milcit 5 Tablet 10's, food additives containing E218 or E216, intolerant to lactose or sorbitol, have liver or kidney failure, epilepsy (fits), difficulty in peeing. Tell your doctor that you are taking Milcit 5 Tablet 10's and have booked an allergy test as it might affect the diagnostic result.

    Yes, you can take Milcit 5 Tablet 10's together with painkillers. However, it should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor only.

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    Milcit 5 Tablet 10's

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