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Levocetrizine(5 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Levocetrizine(5 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Levocetirizine is used to treat the symptoms of allergic conditions (runnin nose, watering eyes etc), such as hay fever, year round allergies due to dust or pet allergies, and chronic hives (red, itchy bumps on skin).

SIDE EFFECTS

Sleepiness, dizziness, headache, sore throat, running nose (in children), dry mouth, abdominal pain, urge to vomit, unusual tiredness

DRUG INTERACTION

No interactions with other drugs are expected with levocetrizine. However, it may cause impairment of performance and reduction in alertness in patients using machines or driving when taken together with drugs affecting the nervous system and alcohol. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine. It works by blocking a substance in the body called histamine. This helps to decrease allergy symptoms and hives.

SUBSTITUTES

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Aplev (5mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown no risk to the fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Aplev (5mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Moderately safe: No studies have been conducted in breastfeeding women, however there is possibility of ill effect to the breastfed infants; or studies conducted in breastfeeding women show minimal non-threatening side effects to the infants. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Aplev (5mg) with alcohol?

No studies found