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Lcz 5mg Tablet

Lcz 5mg Tablet

By RAPROSS PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 19.90*
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Lcz 5 MG Description

Lcz 5mg tablet contains levocetirizine as its active ingredient. It is an anti-allergic medicine. Lcz 5 is used to treat allergic conditions such as a runny or blocked nose or the common cold. It act

s by inhibiting the natural chemical substance histamine responsible for the allergic condition. Lcz 5mg tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age. To gain optimal benefits from this medicine, it is advised to take it as prescribed by your doctor. You can take Lcz tablet with or without food. Before starting the treatment with Lcz 5 tablet, discuss about all the existing medical and medication history with your doctor.

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic conditions
Side effectsSleepiness, dry mouth, headache, fatigue
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
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uses

Uses of Lcz 5 MG

Lcz 5mg tablet is used to treat allergic rhinitis, urticaria, seasonal allergies, common cold, hives and insect bites.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lcz 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine, cetirizine or any other components of the Lcz 5mg tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney failure.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lcz 5 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lcz 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lcz 5mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Lcz 5mg tablet should not be taken during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lcz 5mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lcz 5mg tablet can be used occasionally during breastfeeding in smaller quantities or doses. Prolonged use or larger doses can cause drowsiness in infants and decrease milk supply in mothers.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lcz 5mg tablet?
A:
Lcz 5mg tablet can cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Therefore, it is best not to drive if you feel these symptoms after the administration of this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lcz 5mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol intake along with this medicine can lead to impaired performance and reduced alertness. Therefore, it should not be consumed with Lcz 5mg tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a urinary retention problem.
  • You have a history of fits.
  • You had an allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • Lcz 5mg tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age.
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Mode of Action of Lcz 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Lcz 5mg tablet acts by blocking the action of the natural chemical substance histamine responsible for allergic symptoms like rashes, sneezing, watery eyes and a runny or blocked nose.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lcz 5 MG

Lcz 5mg tablet should be taken orally with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. It should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water.
interactions

Interactions of Lcz 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of Lcz 5mg tablet is increased with theophylline (used for treating asthma and COPD) and ritonavir (used for AIDS).
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lcz 5 MG

  • Store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use the medicine after the expiry date.
dosage

Dosage of Lcz 5 MG

Overdose

Excess of Lcz 5mg tablet may cause drowsiness. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Lcz 5mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with the physician while using levocetirizine?

A: You should inform all of your current or previous medications, including natural or herbal supplements. He/she should be informed of all the medical/surgical conditions before the administration of levocetirizine.

Q: When and how should I take Lcz 5mg tablet?

A: Lcz 5mg tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take it with or without food. Take it at the fixed timing to gain optimal benefits.

Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for this medicine?

A: The medicine must be stored in a container (preferably airtight) in a cool and dry place away from excessive heat, sunlight and reach of children and pets. Do not use the medicine after the expiry date.

Q: Can Lcz 5mg tablet make you sleepy?

A: Medicine along with the desired effect has side effects as well. However, not everyone gets affected. Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of Lcz 5mg tablet. If the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine that does not cause sleepiness.

Q: Is Lcz 5mg tablet effective?

A: Lcz 5mg tablet is effective if you take it at dose and duration as advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q: Can I take 2 doses of Lcz 5mg tablet?

A: It is recommended not to self-medicate yourself. A double dose increases the chance of side effects and may be harmful as well. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine.

Q: Is levocetirizine and LCZ same?

A: Yes, LCZ contains levocetirizine as an active ingredient.

Q: Can I stop taking the LCZ if symptoms of allergy go away?

A: No, you should take this medicine for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Stopping this medicine in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms.

Q: How many Lcz can be taken in a day?

A: Lcz should be taken as per the need or in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Preferably it should be taken before bedtime, as it may make you slight drowsy.

Q: What is the composition of Lcz tablet?

A: Lcz tablet composition consists of levocetirizine as its active ingredient, which is an antiallergic medicine.

Q: Can I take the Lcz tablet in pregnancy?

A: Lcz tablet should not be taken during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of the Lcz tablet?

A: Sleepiness, dry mouth, headache, fatigue are a few common side effects of the Lcz tablet. However, these symptoms are mild and resolve on your own.

Q: How long does Lcz take to work?

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

Q: What is the dose of Lcz tablet?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take Lcz tablet endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.
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Brand
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Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:23 PM (IST)
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