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Safecet 10mg Tablet

By TALENT INDIA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Levocetirizine(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Safecet Tablet is an antiallergic medicine used in allergic conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives. It contains levocetirizine as its active...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Safecet 10mg Tablet

  • Safecet 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 and pet allergies.
contraindications

Contraindications of Safecet 10mg Tablet

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

Side effects of Safecet 10mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Safecet 10mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Safecet Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the safety of Safecet Tablet 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 Safecet Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Contents of Safecet Tablet 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 Safecet Tablet?
A:
Caution is advised as taking Safecet Tablet may lead to drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Safecet Tablet?
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 Safecet 10mg Tablet

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. Safecet Tablet works by blocking the action of histamine and relie...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Safecet 10mg Tablet

  • Take Safecet Tablet 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 Safecet 10mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

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

Storage and disposal of Safecet 10mg Tablet

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

Dosage of Safecet 10mg Tablet

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 Safecet Tablet as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and avoid taking extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does it take for Safecet Tablet to work?

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

Q: Does Safecet Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

A: Yes, Safecet Tablet can make you tired, sleepy and weak.

Q: How long should I continue taking Safecet Tablet?

A: The duration of the medicine depends upon the condition for which you are taking Safecet 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 Safecet Tablet along with paracetamol?

A: Yes, Safecet 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(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, dizziness
Last Updated on: 06 May 2021 | 10:00 PM (IST)
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