Levocetirizine

Levocetirizine- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugLevocetirizine is Anallergics and Drugs used in Anaphylaxis
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Levocetirizine is used for
1. Allergic Rhinitis
2. Chronic urticaria
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms 1. TABLETS
2. SYRUP
Dose 
Contraindications1.  Hypersensitivity
2. End-stage renal disease with creatinine clearance < 10 ml/min.
3. Not recommended for lactating mothers or
children below 6 months.
Precautions 1. May impair the ability to drive or operate
machinery
2. Concurrent use of alcohol or CNS depressant drugs should be avoided,
3. Pregnancy
4. Elderly
5. Interactions
Adverse Effects 1. Somnolence
2. Fatigue
3. Dry mouth
4. Nasopharyngitis has been reported in adults.
5. Fever
6. Cough
7. Epistaxis and diarrhoea may
occur in children <12 years.
Pregnancy Category B

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