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ALERTUS 5 MG SYRUP

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Composition FOR ALERTUS (ICARUS)

Levocetirizine(5 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alertus 5 mg syrup at a fixed time.
Alertus 5 mg syrup may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Alertus 5 mg syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Alertus 5 mg syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ALERTUS (ICARUS)

    Levocetirizine(5 mg)

    Uses

    Alertus 5 mg syrup is used in the treatment of allergic disorders

    How it works

    Alertus 5 mg syrup blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

    Common side effects

    Abdominal pain, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ALERTUS (ICARUS)

    5 Substitutes
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    • L HIST 5MG SYRUP
      (30 ML syrup in bottle)
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 1.07/ML of syrup
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      Rs. 32
      pay 45% more per ML of syrup
    • LECENTA 5MG SYRUP
      (30 ML syrup in bottle)
      Sanjivani Parenteral Ltd
      Rs. 1.16/ML of syrup
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      Rs. 34.72
      pay 58% more per ML of syrup
    • L CETRON 5MG SYRUP
      (100 ML syrup in bottle)
      Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 0.19/ML of syrup
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      Rs. 18.72
      save 74% more per ML of syrup
    • CETIMAX 5MG SYRUP
      (30 ML syrup in bottle)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 0.42/ML of syrup
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      Rs. 12.50
      save 43% more per ML of syrup
    • FLAMOSET 5MG SYRUP
      (60 ML syrup in bottle)
      Flamingo Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 0.46/ML of syrup
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      Rs. 27.88
      save 37% more per ML of syrup

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    Expert advice FOR ALERTUS (ICARUS)

    • Use levocetirizine with caution in the elderly; they may be more sensitive to its effects.
    • It is best to take the drug at bedtime as it can make you drowzy.
    • Do not take levocetirizine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to levocetirizine.
    • Take special care with levocetirizine and follow the advice of your doctor: if you suffer from epilepsy or are in any risk of having fits. if you suffer from kidney failure, because you may require a lower dosage.
    • Tell your doctor if you are taking drugs like antidepressants; medications for anxiety, mental illness, or seizures; ritonavir; sedatives; sleeping pills; theophylline; and tranquilizers, as it may worsen the side effects.
    • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
    • Levocetrizine can cause drowsiness. Avoid engaging in hazardous occupations requiring complete mental alertness such as driving or operating machinery when taking.
    • Do not take alcohol with cetirizine, as it may worsen the side effects.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ALERTUS (ICARUS)

    Levocetirizine

    Q.

    Is levocetirizine/ LCZ/ LCZ plus/ xyzal/ Zyrtec/ vozet an over the counter?
    No.Levecetirozine (also available as LCZ/ LCZ plus/ xyzal/ Zyrtec/ vozet) is not an over the counter medication. Prescription from your doctor is always required

    Q.

    Is levocetirizine gluten free?
    Yes.levocetirizine is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

    Q.

    Is levocetirizine a narcotic or steroid?
    Levocetirizine belongs to a class of medications called antihistamines. It is not a narcotic or steroid

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    Is levocetirizine a decongestant?
    Levocetrizine is used to relieve runny nose; sneezing; and redness, itching, and tearing of the eyes caused by hay fever, seasonal allergies, and allergies due to other substances.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)