Levocet 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levocet 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Levocet 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Levocet 5 MG Description

Levocet tablet is an antiallergic medicine. It is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy or allergic rhinitis. Levocet is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by skin allergy or urtica...
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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsDry mouth, headache, constipation, sleep disorders, drowsiness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Levocet 5 MG

  • Levocet tablet is used for relieving seasonal allergies, common cold, runny nose and sneezing.
  • It also helps in reducing swelling and itching due to skin allergies and insect bites.

Contraindications of Levocet 5 MG

If you are allergic to Levocetirizine or any ingredients of Levocet tablet.

Side effects of Levocet 5 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Sleep disorders
  • Increased heart rate
  • Visual disturbances
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Levocet 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levocet tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is no information available for the safety of Levocet tablet during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levocet tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking Levocet tablet while breastfeefing. A small or occasional dose is acceptable while breastfeeding but a larger dose or prolonged use may cause drowsiness in an infant or decrease the milk supply.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levocet tablet?
A:
Be cautious as Levocet tablet may lead to drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. Do not drive if you feel unwell.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levocet tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption with Levocet tablet can cause an additional reduction in alertness and impairment of performance.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have difficulty in urination or gallbladder-related problem.
  • You have epilepsy or you experience fits and tremors.
  • You are experiencing skin allergies after taking this medicine.
  • Levocet tablet is not recommended for use in children below 6 years of age.

Directions for Use of Levocet 5 MG

Levocet 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 would be best if you took it at a fixed time for o...
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Storage and disposal of Levocet 5 MG

  • Keep Levocet tablets in the original package in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Levocet 5 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Levocet tablet may cause some side effects such as dizziness, nausea, rash or severe allergic reactions. Contact your doctor immediately in case of an overdose or reach out to the nearb...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is already time for the next dose. Do not consume another one to make up for the missed dose. Ta...
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Mode of Action of Levocet 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Levocet tablet works by blocking the action of a chemical substance in the body called Histamine, which is responsible for allergic symptoms and hence helps in reducing allergy symptoms and hives.

Interactions of Levocet 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way this medicine 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.
  • Especially if you are taking theophylline (used to treat lung and airway problems) and ritonavir (anti-HIV).

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When should I take Levocet tablets?

A: Follow your doctor's instructions for taking this medicine. It should be ideally taken in the evening or before bed as it can make you feel drowsy.

Q: How do I store Levocet tablet?

A: Store this medicine at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Q: What should my doctor know before I take this medicine?

A: Tell your doctor if you are allergic to Levocet or similar medicines. Also, inform them about all the other medicines, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements you are currently taking or might take and if it is safe to use Levocet tablet in case of any existing medical conditions.

Q: What is the best time to take Levocet tablet?

A: You should take the levocetirizine at a fixed time of the day. You can take it either before or after meals.

Q: Can Levocet tablet make you sleepy?

A: Medicine along with the desired effect has side effects as well, but not everyone gets affected. Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of Levocet 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 Levocet tablet effective?

A: Levocet tablet is effective if taken at dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q: Is Levocet 5 tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Levocet-5 tablet is an anti allergic medicine. Levocet is used for symptomatic relief from allergic conditions and rhinitis.

Q: What is Levocet tablet used for?

A: Levocet tablet is an anti allergic medicine. It is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy or allergic rhinitis. Levocet is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by skin allergy or urticaria (hives) and insect bites.

Q: How long does it take for Levocet to work?

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

Q: Can Levocet be taken empty stomach?

A: Levocet can be taken on an empty stomach or with food. But, it would be best if you took it regularly. Taking the medicine regularly at the right time increases its effectiveness.

Q: Can I take Levocet for cold?

A: Yes, Levocet tablet can be used for the treatment of symptoms of the common cold like sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, etc. However, you should only use this medicine if it is recommended by your doctor.

Q: Is Levocet and levocetirizine the same?

A: Yes, Levocet tablet and levocetirizine are the same. Levocet tablet contains levocetirizine as the active substance.

Q: Can Levocet be used in pregnancy?

A: Limited information is available on the effect of Levocet tablet during pregnancy. You should always consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant before taking this medicine.

Q: Levocet vs. Levocet M?

A: Both Levocet and Levocet M are anti-allergic medicines used in the treatment of allergic symptoms such as runny and stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, swelling, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness. However, the only difference between Levocet and Levocet M tablets is their composition. Levocet tablet contains levocetirizine as the active substance while Levocet M tablet contains a combination of levocetirizine and montelukast as the active substances.

Q: Is Levocet a steroid?

A: No, Levocet tablet is not a steroid. It contains levocetirizine as the active substance which is an anti-histaminic medicine used in the treatment of allergic symptoms.
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Expires on or After
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Last Updated on: 1 June 2022 | 22:26 (IST)

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