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L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling, and congestion or stiffness. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

L Cetron A 5 mg/75 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 doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are stomach upset, dryness in mouth, headache, fatigue, and allergic reaction. 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. This medicine 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 make dizziness worse.

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 kidney and liver diseases. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of L Cetron A Capsule

Side effects of L Cetron A Capsule

Common
  • Stomach upset
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

How to use L Cetron A Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How L Cetron A Capsule works

L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and ambroxol which relieve cough. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • This combination medicine helps relieve runny nose, sneezing and productive cough.
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking L Cetron A 5 mg/75 mg Capsule at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 14 days.

Patient Concerns

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Hello mam i m pregnant. today i check by pregnancy kit but earlier i got pregnant two times but got miscarriage what medicine i should take What i should eat and take precaution I m doing duty in faloodi Rajasthan no doctor upto 75 km please suggest medicine I have a daughter 4 year old she is diwn syndrome I m worried due to last miscarriage
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet folvite 5 mg once a dayTab ecosprin 75 mg once a day
My ACR test report reading is 6.1 mg/g & urine microalbumin is 9.28 mg/L. Is this a normal report ??
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
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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. European Medicne Agency. Revised assessment report: Ambroxol and bromhexine containing medicinal products. 2015. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ambroxol. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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