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Lecope 5mg Tablet
Lecope 5mg Tablet

Lecope 5mg Tablet

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 27.14
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Lecope 5 MG Description

Lecope 5 tablet is an anti-allergic medicine mainly containing levocetirizine as its active ingredient. It is used to get relief from various allergic conditions characterized by a runny or blocked n

se, watery eyes, fever, rash, sinus, common cold. This desired effect is achieved by inhibiting the release of the chemical substance histamine, known to cause allergic conditions. Lecope 5 tablets should be consumed at a prescribed dose and duration by your doctor. Children below 6 years of age should not be given this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have any known medical condition and are on any treatment for the same.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹23.07
You Save₹4.07 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsSleepy, dry mouth, headache, fatigue
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Lecope 5 MG

Lecope 5 tablet is used to treat allergic conditions such as a runny or blocked nose, sinus, common cold, hives, rashes.

Contraindications of Lecope 5 MG

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

Side effects of Lecope 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Lecope 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lecope 5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended not to take Lecope 5 tablet unless advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Lecope 5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Levocetirizine present in Lecope tablet can pass into the human breastmilk in small quantities. Caution is advised when Lecope 5 tablet is used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Lecope 5 tablet?
A:
Lecope 5 tablet may cause dizziness and weakness as its side effects. If you experience these symptoms, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Lecope 5 tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Lecope 5 tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and sleepiness. Thus, avoid drinking alcohol with this medicine. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a urine retention problem or have difficulty passing urine.
  • You have a history of fits.
  • You had an allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • Lecope 5 tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age.

Mode of Action of Lecope 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Levocetirizine in Lecope 5 tablet acts by blocking a natural substance in the body called histamine, responsible mainly for allergic conditions. Thus, it helps to decrease allergic symptoms.

Directions for Use of Lecope 5 MG

Lecope 5 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a f...
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Interactions of Lecope 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Lecope 5 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.
  • The effect of Lecope 5 tablet is increased with theophylline (used for treating asthma and COPD) and ritonavir (used for AIDS).

Storage and disposal of Lecope 5 MG

  • Store Lecope 5 tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Lecope 5 MG

Overdose

Excess consumption of Lecope 5 tablets 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 5 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. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it more effective to take Lecope 5 tablet after a meal?

A: No, Lecope 5 tablet can be taken regardless of when you have eaten.

Q: What complications can arise if an individual with a severe kidney condition takes Lecope 5 tablet?

A: Individuals with severe kidney conditions are advised against taking Lecope 5 tablet because it can result in severe reactions.

Q: Does stopping Lecope 5 tablet before the prescribed tenure result in worsened conditions?

A: You should not stop taking Lecope tablet before the prescribed duration, as it may cause a reoccurrence of the symptoms with varying levels of severity. It is advised to complete the full course of the medication.

Q: What is the duration of the Lecope 5 tablet prescription?

A: The doctor will determine the period of the prescription based on the symptoms and the diagnosed condition of the individual.

Q: Can I take 2 doses of Lecope 5 tablet?

A: The dose and frequency of Lecope tablet vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: Is the Lecope 5 tablet useful for cold?

A: Yes, the Lecope 5 tablet can be used to treat colds caused due to allergic conditions.

Q: When should I take Lecope 5 tablet?

A: You should take Lecope 5 tablet at a fixed time of the day. You can take it either before or after meals. It should preferably be taken before bed.

Q: Can I take paracetamol along with Lecope 5 tablet?

A: Yes, you can take paracetamol and Lecope 5 tablet simultaneously, but after consulting the doctor only. It is advised to inform the doctor about all the medicines you are already taking or you might take to avoid any medicinal interaction.

Q: What is the work of Lecope medicine?

A: Levocetirizine in Lecope 5 tablet acts by blocking a natural substance in the body called histamine, responsible mainly for allergic conditions. Thus, it helps to decrease allergic symptoms.

Q: What is the composition of Lecope tablet?

A: The composition of Lecope tablet consists of levocetirizine as its active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
LECOPE
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 18 Apr 2022 | 05:22 PM (IST)

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