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Overview

Airlung Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness

How to use Airlung Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Airlung Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Airlung Syrup works

Airlung Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Montelukast, which relieves sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking another chemical messenger (leukotriene). This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose, and improves symptoms.

Airlung Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Airlung Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Airlung Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Airlung Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Airlung Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Airlung Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Airlung Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Airlung Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Airlung Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Airlung Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Airlung Syrup in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Airlung Syrup to help relieve symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Airlung Syrup can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Airlung Syrup as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Stop taking Airlung Syrup at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Airlung

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Sneezing, runny nose, water from eyes, cough with fever from last 2 days. I am giving her P-125 syrup and Alday syrup but not help at all
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Dr need a diagnosis to suggest you medicine or give opinion. Diagnosis cannot be done without clinical examination of patient. There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician.Dr will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. Your child may need antibiotics. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.
I've frequent sneezing & nose blocking problems, suspecting due to allergies.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Get serum IgE to confirm it is allergy
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Airlung?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

Q. What is Airlung?

Airlung is a combination of two medicines: Montelukast and Levocetirizine. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which helps to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes and cough. It works by lowering chemicals in the body that cause allergy symptoms. Montelukast works by blocking another chemical messenger (leukotriene) and reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose. This further helps to relieve the symptoms.

Q. Can the use of Airlung cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Airlung is sleepiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention unless your doctor says that you may do so. Do not drink alcohol or take other central nervous system depressants, such as cough and cold medicines. Also avoid taking certain pain relief medicines and medicines that help you sleep as they can lead to severe drowsiness or can worsen it, causing falls or accidents.

Q. Can Airlung be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?

No, Airlung should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any side effects of this medicine or the symptoms of allergy are worsened, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Airlung cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Airlung can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Airlung?

No, do not take alcohol while taking Airlung. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Airlung.

Q. Will Airlung be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking a higher dose of this medicine than recommended will not make it more effective. Consuming higher than the recommended dose of Airlung can cause increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
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References
  1. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Montelukast sodium. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2012 [revised 04 Jan. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Montelukast sodium. Whitehouse Station, New Jersey: Merck & Co., Inc.; 1998 [revised Nov. 2014]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
BIOCHEM PHARMA, LG 113 / A, Xth Central Mall, Mahavir Nagar, 90ft Road, Next to D Mart, Kandivali - West, Mumbai - 400067.
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