Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Levosiz 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Levosiz 5 tablet is an antiallergic medicine. It is used to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy or allergic rhinitis. Levosiz is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by skin allergy or urti...
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Uses of Levosiz 5 MG

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

Contraindications of Levosiz 5 MG

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

Side effects of Levosiz 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Levosiz 5 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Levosiz-5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Levosiz can pass into human breast milk in small quantities though and may cause minimal harm to the baby. Smaller and occasional doses may not cause harm. However, always inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Levosiz-5 tablet may cause dizziness and weakness as its side effect. If you experience these symptoms it is recommended to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken the medicine?
A:
Consuming alcohol with Levosiz-5 tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and sleepiness. It will intensify the side effect profile. 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 urine retention problem.
  • You have a history of fits.
  • You had an allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • Levosiz-5 tablet should not used by children below 6 years of age.

Mode of Action of Levosiz 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Levosiz-5 tablet acts by blocking a natural substance in the body called histamine, responsible mainly for allergic conditions, thus helps to decrease allergic symptoms.

Directions for Use of Levosiz 5 MG

Levosiz-5 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 of Levosiz 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Levosiz-5 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • The effect of Levosiz-5 tablet is increased with theophylline (used for treating asthma and COPD) and ritonavir (used for AIDS).
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Levosiz 5 MG

  • Store Levosiz-5 tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Levosiz 5 MG

Overdose

An excess of Levosiz-5 tablet may cause drowsiness. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Levosiz-5 tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Do...
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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: Can I take a vaccine while taking the Levosiz-5 tablet?

A: If your doctor prescribes a vaccine during treatment, you can take one since it is not known to affect the efficacy of vaccinations.

Q: Can Levosiz-5 tablet be given to children?

A: The dose of Levosiz varies for children and is not given to those under 6 years of age.

Q: Does Levosiz-5 tablet have to be taken at a specific time of the day?

A: Your doctor will advise the best time to take Levosiz-5 tablet but it is commonly advised to be taken in the evening.

Q: Is Levosiz-5 tablet used in combination therapy?

A: Levosiz-5 can be used in combination with other medicines, only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Levosiz-5 tablet used for allergy?

A: Yes, Levosiz-5 tablet is used to provide relief from allergic symptoms.

Q: Can Levosiz-5 be used during pregnancy?

A: Levosiz tablet should be used only if prescribed by your doctor after assessing its benefits and needs. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Is Levosiz-5 tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, Levosiz-5 tablet is an antiallergic medicine.

Q: Can Levosiz 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 Levosiz tablet. If the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor. He/she might suggest another anti-allergic medicine that does not cause sleepiness.

Q: When should I take Levosiz tablets?

A: You should take Levosiz tablet as per the requirement or preferably at bedtime, as directed by your doctor. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Q: What is Levosiz tablet for?

A: The levosiz tablet is used to treat allergic conditions such as a runny or blocked nose, sinus, common cold, hives and rashes.
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LEVOSIZ
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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsSleepy, Dry mouth, Headache, Fatigue
Last Updated on: 26 Apr 2022 | 11:34 AM (IST)
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