Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets

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Levocetirizine 5 mg Tablet

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Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets Overview

Levocetirizine dihydrochloride is an antihistamine medication that is commonly used to reduce allergy symptoms such as red, itchy, or watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, rashes, and reactions to insect bites or stings. It is available in the form of tablets and oral solutions.

Dosage for Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets 

For adults and children 12 years of age and older, the usual recommended dose is 5 milligrams (mg) (1 tablet) once a day taken in the evening. Some patients may be given 2.5 mg (1/2 tablet) once a day taken in the evening. It is important not to take more than 5 mg per day.

For children 6 to 11 years of age, the recommended dose is 2.5 mg (1/2 tablet) once a day taken in the evening. It is important not to take more than 2.5 mg per day.

For children younger than 6 years of age, the use and dose must be determined by a doctor.

How Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets Works

Levocetirizine dihydrochloride tablets are an antihistamine medication used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, and sneezing. They are also used to relieve itching and hives 

Levocetirizine works by blocking a natural substance called histamine that your body produces during an allergic reaction Histamine is responsible for causing allergic symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. By blocking histamine, levocetirizine helps alleviate these symptoms.

Benefits of using Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets

Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride is an antihistamine medication that is commonly used to relieve symptoms associated with allergies, such as hay fever and hives.

  • Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride can help reduce allergy symptoms such as red, itchy, or watery eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, rashes, and reactions to insect bites or stings.
  • Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride works by preventing the effects of histamine, a substance produced by the body that is responsible for causing allergic reactions.
  • Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride is known for its long duration of action, providing relief for up to 24 hours with a single daily dose.

Side Effects of Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets

  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Central nervous system depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Sedation

Precautions for Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets

Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride is an antihistamine used to relieve symptoms of hay fever and hives of the skin. Here are some precautions to keep in mind when taking Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets:

  • Take the medication exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. The usual recommended dosage for adults and children aged 6 years and above is 5 mg (one tablet) once a day in the evening.
  • Taking more medication than directed can increase the risk of side effects without providing additional benefits. Stick to the prescribed dosage unless otherwise instructed by your healthcare provider.
  • Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Tablets can be taken with or without food. Do not chew the tablets; swallow them whole with water.
  • It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and herbal supplements. Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride may interact with certain medications, so it’s important to check for potential drug interactions.

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