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CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule

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Introduction

CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dryness in mouth, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, and tiredness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It can also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of CZ L Capsule

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Benefits of CZ L Capsule

In Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule is used to treat an itchy, stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, or other symptoms caused by seasonal hay fever (allergic rhinitis). It works by reducing certain substances in the body called histamines that are responsible for the allergic symptoms. It also reduces swelling inside the nose and thus decreases symptoms such as stuffy nose. This helps in easy breathing and makes you feel better. Drink plenty of liquids, including chicken soup. It can make you feel better.

Side effects of CZ L Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of CZ L

  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness

How to use CZ L Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How CZ L Capsule works

CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Pseudoephedrine, which relieves sneezing and runny nose caused due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of CZ L 5 mg/120 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

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References

  1. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. Maidenhead, Berks: McNeil Products Limited; 1998 [revised 30 Jan. 2013]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Pseudoephedrine. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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