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Xyzal 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Xyzal 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 180.50
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Xyzal 5 MG Description

Xyzal 5mg tablet is an antiallergic medicine that contains levocetirizine as its active ingredient. It belongs to an anti-allergic class of medicine used to treat allergic conditions such as runny or

blocked nose, the common cold. It acts by inhibiting the natural chemical substance histamine responsible for the allergic condition. Xyzal 5mg tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age. To gain optimal benefits from this medicine, it is advised to take it as prescribed by your doctor. You may experience sleepiness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache after taking this medicine, avoid driving and drinking alcohol. If these symptoms get worse reach out to the nearest clinic or doctor.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsSleepiness, dry mouth, headache, fatigue
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Xyzal 5 MG

Xyzal 5mg tablet is used to treat allergic conditions such as runny or blocked nose, sinus, common cold, hives.
contraindications

Contraindications of Xyzal 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to levocetrizine, cetrizine or any other component of Xyzal 5mg tablet
  • If you have severe kidney failure
sideEffects

Side effects of Xyzal 5 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Xyzal 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Xyzal 5mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Xyzal 5mg tablet should not be used during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Xyzal 5mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Xyzal 5mg tablet can be used occasionally during breastfeeding in smaller quantities or doses. Prolonged use or larger doses can cause drowsiness in infants and alter human milk levels.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Xyzal 5mg tablet?
A:
Xyzal 5mg tablet can cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Therefore, it is best not to drive if you feel these symptoms after the administration of this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Xyzal 5mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption can cause an additional reduction in alertness and impairment of performance.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a urine retention problem
  • You have a history of fits
  • You had an allergic reaction after taking this medicine
  • Xyzal 5mg tablet should not be used in children below 6 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Xyzal 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Xyzal 5mg tablet acts by blocking a natural substance in the body called histamine and helps to decrease allergy symptoms and hives.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Xyzal 5 MG

Xyzal 5mg 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

Interactions of Xyzal 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of Xyzal 5mg tablet is increased with theophylline (used for treating asthma and COPD) and ritonavir (used for AIDS).
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Xyzal 5 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use the medicine after the expiry date.
dosage

Dosage of Xyzal 5 MG

Overdose

Excess of Xyzal 5mg tablet may cause drowsiness. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Xyzal 5mg 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the best time to take levocetirizine?

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

Q: What information should I give to my healthcare provider?

A: You have to inform your doctor if you are allergic to this medicine or if you are consuming any herbal preparations, prescription or non-prescription medicines or nutritional supplements. Also, tell your doctor in detail about any medical condition you have.

Q: How should I store Xyzal 5 mg tablets?

A: Store Xyzal 5mg tablets at room temperature away from direct sunlight, heat and excessive moisture. Place it high up so that it is away from the sight of children.

Q: What are the dietary precautions while consuming Xyzal 5mg tablet?

A: There are no specific dietary restrictions unless your doctor advises otherwise.

Q: What other information should I know regarding Xyzal tablet?

  • Visit your doctor on all appointments.
  • Don't allow anyone else to take this medicine.
  • Keep a list of all the medicines you are taking to inform your doctor or pharmacist before consuming this medicine.

Q: Can Xyzal 5mg medicine 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 Xyzal 5mg 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: How quickly does Xyzal start working?

A: It starts working within one hour after taking this medicine.

Q: When should I take Xyzal 5 mg tablet?

A: Xyzal should preferably be taken at night, or as advised by the doctor. As it may cause drowsiness as a side effect.

Q: What are the side effects of Xyzal tablet?

A: Sleepiness, dry mouth, headache, fatigue are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Xyzal. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.

Q: Is Xyzal medicine good for cough?

A: Cough can be due to various reasons like allergy or some infection. Hence, the doctor will advise you the same after diagnosis and your medical history. Do not self-medicate.
Product Details
Brand
XYZAL
Expires on or After
30/07/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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