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Levogel Capsule

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 32.02
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Levogel 5 MG Description

Levogel Capsule is an antiallergic medicine. It is used in allergic conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives. Levogel contains levocetirizine

as its active medicine. Allergic symptoms appear due to the production of a chemical in the body, namely histamine. Levogel Capsule works by blocking the actions of histamine. Do not use it if you are allergic to levocetirizine. Avoid driving and handling any machinery, as this medicine makes you less alert.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, dizziness
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
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uses

Uses of Levogel 5 MG

  • Levogel Capsule 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 and pet allergies.
contraindications

Contraindications of Levogel 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine or any other ingredients of Levogel Capsule.
  • If you have any liver disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Levogel 5 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Somnolence (excessive sleepiness)
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Increased heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Fits
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Visual disturbances
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Levogel 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Levogel Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the safety of Levogel Capsule in pregnant women. Hence, it is better to avoid this medicine in pregnancy unless specified by your physician.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Levogel Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Contents of Levogel Capsule pass into breast milk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Levogel Capsule?
A:
Caution is advised as taking Levogel Capsule may lead to drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Levogel Capsule?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol as it may cause an additional reduction in alertness and impairment of performance.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 an allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Levogel 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. Levogel Capsule works by blocking the action of histamine and reli...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Levogel 5 MG

  • Take Levogel Capsule as a whole with a sufficient amount of water as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Levogel 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Levogel Capsule 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.
  • Medications that may interact with Levogel Capsule are theophylline (used to treat symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and ritonavir (used to treat HIV).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Levogel 5 MG

  • Store Levogel Capsule at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Levogel 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, nausea, rash or severe allergic reactions. If this happens to you, inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Levogel Capsule as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and avoid taking extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Levogel Capsule make you tired and drowsy?

A: Yes, Levogel Capsule can make you tired, sleepy and weak.

Q: Can I stop taking Levogel Capsule 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: Is Levogel an antibiotic?

A: No, Levogel is an antiallergic medicine. It is used for symptomatic relief from allergic conditions and rhinitis.
Product Details
Brand
LEVOGEL
Expires on or After
20/07/2024
Last Updated on: 06 Nov 2023 | 04:28 PM (IST)

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