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L Alerid Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
28.31*
MRP 43.56
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Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

L Alerid Tablet contains Levocetirizine. It is an antiallergic medicine used in allergic conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives. It is also ...
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uses

Uses of L Alerid 5 MG

  • L Alerid 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, pet allergies and insect bite.
contraindications

Contraindications of L Alerid 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Levocetirizine or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have any liver disease
sideEffects

Side effects of L Alerid 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of L Alerid 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take L Alerid Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A small and occasional dose of L Alerid Tablet is probably acceptable if you are breastfeeding but larger doses or more prolonged use may lead to cause drowsiness and other effects in the infant or decrease the milk supply. Consult with your doctor before consuming this medicine.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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 for any allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of L Alerid 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. L Alerid Tablet works by blocking the action of Histamine and reli...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of L Alerid 5 MG

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

Interactions of L Alerid 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Medications that may interact with L Alerid Tablet are Theophylline (used to treat symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and Ritonavir (used to treat HIV).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of L Alerid 5 MG

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

Dosage of L Alerid 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 L Alerid Tablet as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and avoid taking extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

Q: Does L Alerid Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

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

Q: How long should I continue taking L Alerid Tablet?

A: The duration of the medicine depends upon the condition for which you are taking L Alerid 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 L Alerid Tablet along with paracetamol?

A: Yes, L Alerid Tablet can be taken along with paracetamol as no interaction is found between these two. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Last Updated on: 16 Dec 2020 | 05:15 PM (IST)
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