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Eelax 5mg Tablets

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Eelax 5 MG Description

Eelax Tablet is an antiallergic medicine used in allergic conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives. It contains levocetirizine as its active m...
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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Eelax 5 MG

  • Eelax Tablet is used to treat allergic symptoms such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms of allergy due to dust and pet allergies.

Contraindications of Eelax 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine or any other ingredients of Eelax Tablet.
  • If you have any liver disease.

Side effects of Eelax 5 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Somnolence (excessive sleepiness)
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Increased heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Fits
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Visual disturbances

Precautions and Warnings of Eelax 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Eelax Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the safety of Eelax Tablet in pregnant women. Hence, it is better to avoid this medicine in pregnancy unless specified by your physician.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Eelax Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Contents of Eelax Tablet pass into breast milk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Eelax Tablet?
A:
Caution is advised as taking Eelax Tablet may lead to drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Eelax Tablet?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol as it may cause an additional reduction in alertness and impairment of performance.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems or urinary retention problems, your doctor may suggest lowering the dose of this medicine.
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy).
  • You may experience certain skin reactions like swelling, itching and redness immediately after you stop taking this medicine.
  • You are going to take an allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.

Mode of Action of Eelax 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Histamine is a substance produced in our body in case of allergies and responsible for itching, runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes. Eelax Tablet works by blocking the action of histamine and relieve...
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Directions for Use of Eelax 5 MG

  • Take Eelax Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Interactions of Eelax 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Eelax Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Medications that may interact with Eelax Tablet are theophylline (used to treat symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and ritonavir (used to treat HIV).

Storage and disposal of Eelax 5 MG

  • Store Eelax Tablet at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Eelax 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, nausea, rash or severe allergic reactions. If this happens to you, inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Eelax Tablet as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and avoid taking extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does it take for Eelax Tablet to work?

A: You can see the improvement within an hour of taking Eelax Tablet. However, it may take some time to notice the full benefits.

Q: Does Eelax Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

A: Yes, Eelax Tablet can make you tired, sleepy and weak.

Q: How long should I continue taking Eelax Tablet?

A: The duration of the medicine depends upon the condition for which you are taking Eelax Tablet. You may have to take this medicine for a longer duration if you are using it to treat symptoms of chronic urticaria or chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the nose). Consult with your doctor if you are not sure about the duration of using this medicine.

Q: Can I take Eelax Tablet along with paracetamol?

A: Yes, Eelax Tablet can be taken along with paracetamol as no interaction is found between these two. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Product Details
Brand
EELAX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2021 | 10:00 PM (IST)

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