Lecet 5mg Tablet
Lecet 5mg Tablet

Lecet 5mg Tablet

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Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Lecet 5mg tablet is an antiallergic medicine used in allergic conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives. It is also useful to treat symptoms su...
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Uses of Lecet 5 MG

  • Lecet 5mg 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 of Lecet 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Levocetirizine or any other ingredients of Lecet 5mg tablet
  • If you have any kidney disease

Side effects of Lecet 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Lecet 5 MG



Can I take Lecet 5mg tablet during pregnancy?
Limited information is available on the safety of Lecet 5mg tablet in pregnant women. Hence, it is better to avoid this medicine in pregnancy unless specified by your physician.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Lecet 5mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A small and occasional dose of Lecet 5mg 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.


Can I drive if I have consumed Lecet 5mg tablet?
Caution is advised as taking Lecet 5mg tablet may lead to drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.


Can I consume alcohol with Lecet 5mg tablet?
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 for any allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.

Mode of Action of Lecet 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. Lecet 5mg tablet works by blocking the action of Histamine and rel...
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Directions for Use of Lecet 5 MG

  • Lecet 5mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It is advisable to take this medicine at a fixed time for optimal results. You should not consume it more than that...
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Interactions of Lecet 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Some medicines can affect how this medicine works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, suppleme...
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Storage and disposal of Lecet 5 MG

  • Store Lecet 5mg tablet at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Lecet 5 MG


Excess of Lecope 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 Lecope 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


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long does it take for Lecet 5mg tablet to work?

A: You can see the improvement within an hour of taking Lecet 5mg tablet. However, it may take some time to notice the full benefits.

Q: Does Lecet 5mg tablet make you tired and drowsy?

A: Yes, Lecet 5mg tablet can make you tired, sleepy and weak.

Q: How long should I continue taking Lecet 5mg tablet?

A: The duration of the medicine depends upon the condition for which you are taking Lecet 5mg 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 Lecet 5mg tablet along with paracetamol?

A: Yes, Lecet 5mg tablet can be taken along with paracetamol as no interaction is found between these two. Consult your doctor before taking it.

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsSleepy, dry mouth, headache, fatigue
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:42 PM (IST)
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