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Indications of Levocetirizine
Levocetirizine is used for the treatment of symptoms related to allergic reactions and chronic hives. This drug may also be for the treatment of other conditions as specified by a doctor.
This drug is an antihistamine that works by blocking the buildup of histamine, a material in the body that causes symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes.
When Not to Use Levocetirizine
Do not make use of Levocetirizine in case: the patient is allergic to an ingredient found in Levocetirizine or cetirizine; the patient is suffering from chronic kidney problems or undergoing dialysis; or the patient is not more than 12 years old and is troubled by kidney diseases.
Administration of Levocetirizine
Levocetirizine is administered orally, either with or with no food. Levocetirizine should lso be taken in the evening unless your physician or doctor recommends otherwise.
In case you fail to take a dose of Levocetirizine, use the drug as soon as possible. In case it is about time for the next dose, go back to the regular dosing schedule by skipping the missed dose. Never take 2 doses at one time.
Always consult your health care provider in case you have any issues regarding the proper dosage of this drug.
Important Safety Information on Levocetirizine
This drug may cause patients to experience drowsiness. The effect can be worse in case you take Levocetirizine with certain medicines or alcohol. Always use Levocetirizine with precaution. Never drive or do certain risky tasks until you know the proper way to react to it.
Never take alcohol or medicines that may initiate drowsiness such as muscle relaxers and sleeping aids while you are taking Levocetirizine for this may add up to the side effects.
Consult your pharmacist in case you have inquiries on which types of medicines can possibly cause drowsiness. Patients may also have greater risks of drowsiness if they take Levocetirizine in larger doses. Do not consumer more than the prescribed dose without consulting your doctor first.
Be cautious in using Levocetirizine in elderly patients as it can be sensitive to elder individuals. Levocetirizine must be used with caution in children who are less than 6 years old. Effectiveness and safety of Levocetirizine among children of this age have yet to be confirmed.
In case you have any question on the possible side effects of this drug, get in touch with your health care provider or your doctor.