Levozal, Syrup, Relieves Cold & Allergy - 100 Ml
Levocetirizine 0.5 Mg/Ml Syrup
Category Of Levozal Syrup
Allergy & Cold Drugs
Mechanism Of Action Of Levocetirizine
H1 histamine receptor antagonist; competes for H1-receptor sites in target cells in the respiratory tract, blood vessels, and gastrointestinal tract.
Non sedative third generation
Therapeutic Indications Of Levozal Syrup
The relief of symptoms associated with seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis
The treatment of the uncomplicated skin manifestations of chronic idiopathic urticaria
Method Of Administration Of Levozal Syrup
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Shake well before uses
The average doses:
Adults and children 12 years of age and older: 5 mg (2 teaspoons [10 mL] oral solution) once daily in the evening
Children 6 to 11 years of age: 2.5 mg (1 teaspoon [5 mL] oral solution) once daily in the evening
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Levozal Syrup
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Levozal Syrup
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice To Reduce Allergy
Stay hydrated: Drink lots of water to thin mucus.
Inhale steam: Take a hot shower, or boil water and pour it into a bowl, face the bowl (stay at least 1 foot away), place a towel over the back of your head to form a tent, and inhale.
Use a humidifier, for example, Vicks Air Humidifier, to loosen mucus
Avoid inhaled irritants such as dust, perfumes, or pollutants. Wear face mask to reduce the exposure to the allergen
Sometimes smoke irritates your airways and causes inflammation that turns into bronchitis. Stopping smoking will help you to get rid of your cough.
Lozenges like Strepsils soothes an irritated throat
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Levozal Syrup
Before you use this medicine talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
If you suffer of bronchial asthma
If you have or have had a peptic ulcer
If you suffer from hypertension or any heart diseases
If you suffer from Hepatic disease
If you suffer from Renal impairment
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Levozal Syrup
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.