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Tricet L Tab

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Levocetirizine
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-allergic

Medical Description

Tricet L Tab 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 medicine. Allergic symptoms appear due to the production of a chemical in the body, namely histamine. Tricet L Tab 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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Uses of Tricet L Tab

  • Tricet L Tab 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 of Tricet L Tab

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine or any other ingredients of Tricet L Tab .
  • If you have any liver disease.

Side effects of Tricet L Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Tricet L Tab

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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.

Mode of Action of Tricet L Tab

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. Tricet L Tab works by blocking the action of histamine and relieves allergy symptoms.
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Directions for Use of Tricet L Tab

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

Interactions of Tricet L Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Tricet L Tab 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 Tricet L Tab are theophylline (used to treat symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and ritonavir (used to treat HIV).

Storage and disposal of Tricet L Tab

  • Store Tricet L Tab at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Tricet L Tab

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 Tricet L Tab as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and avoid taking extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does it take for Tricet L Tab to work?

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

Q: Does Tricet L Tab make you tired and drowsy?

A: Yes, Tricet L Tab can make you tired, sleepy and weak.

Q: How long should I continue taking Tricet L Tab ?

A: The duration of the medicine depends upon the condition for which you are taking Tricet L Tab . 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 Tricet L Tab along with paracetamol?

A: Yes, Tricet L Tab 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
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, dizziness
Last Updated on: 06 May 2021 | 10:02 PM (IST)
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