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Lcz 10mg Tablet
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Lcz 10mg Tablet

By RAPROSS PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
28.05*
MRP 33.00
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Levocetirizine(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-allergic

Medical Description

Lcz 10mg Tab is an antiallergic medicine, levocetirizine, that is classified as an antihistaminic medicine. This medicine is available as a tablet and is used to reduce allergic symptoms.

Uses of Lcz 10mg Tab

  • Seasonal allergies
  • Running nose
  • Itchy skin rash
  • Insect bite and hives

Contraindications of Lcz 10mg Tab

  • Patients who show allergic reactions to antihistamine medicines
  • Those who suffer from moderate-to-severe kidney/liver diseases

Side effects of Lcz 10mg Tab

  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty during urinating
  • Weakness
  • Blurred vision
  • Allergic reactions (rash, itching, swelling)
  • Severe dizziness
  • Problem in breathing/hearing

Precautions and Warnings of Lcz 10mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lcz 10mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Sufficient and well-controlled studies are not yet available about the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. Therefore, contact the doctor before taking the medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lcz 10mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Levocetirizine can quickly enter into breast milk. Therefore, avoid the medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lcz 10mg Tab?
A:
This medicine may lead to drowsiness/sleepiness. Therefore, avoid driving after taking the medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lcz 10mg Tab?
A:
Don't take alcohol as it increases drowsiness by interacting with the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
This medicine is not recommended in those patients who are suffering from kidney diseases.

Mode of Action of Lcz 10mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The composition of Lcz 10mg Tab works by blocking histamine, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions. And this helps the body to reduce allergic symptoms.

Directions for Use of Lcz 10mg Tab

Levocetirizine is administered orally in the form of a tablet. The dosage of Lcz 10mg Tab should be taken as prescribed by the doctor with or without food.

Interactions of Lcz 10mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Lcz 10mg Tab may increase the chance of certain side effects due to interaction with few medicines such as theophylline, ritonavir, tranquillizers, cough syrups and muscle relaxants.

Interactions with food items

The interaction of this medicine with food is not reported till date.

Other general Interactions

There are no known interactions.

Storage and disposal of Lcz 10mg Tab

Keep the tablets at room temperature and keep away from excessive heat and moisture. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Lcz 10mg Tab

Overdose

Overdose of Lcz 10mg Tab may cause side effects such as dizziness, restlessness, trouble breathing and fit. If a patient has taken an overdose of the medicine, inform the doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

Take a missed dose as early as possible. And do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose if significant time has passed.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with the doctor before taking the medicine?

A: If you have any medical condition, then tell the doctor before taking this medicine. You should discuss all the prescription and non-prescription medications, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements with the doctor to avoid any interaction.

Q: Is any particular diet required during levocetirizine therapy?

A: No particular diet is required during levocetirizine therapy.

Q: Is levocetirizine recommended for children?

A: Avoid the use of this medication in children younger than six years of age.

Q: Can I chew levocetirizine?

A: Don't chew levocetirizine tablets.

Q: Can a diabetic patient take levocetrizine?

A: A diabetic patient can take levocetirizine but under the supervision of the doctor.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 11:57 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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