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Introduction of Ambroxol

Lecope-AD Tablet is used to treat common cold symptoms. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and congestion or stuffiness.

Lecope-AD Tablet should be taken with food. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day.  The dose and how often you take it depend on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  It is advised not to use it for more than 14 days without your doctor's consultation.
The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and stomach upset. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they would not go away. Generally, it is advised not to take alcohol while on treatment.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or if you have stomach problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must take a doctor's advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Introduction of Phenylephrine

Lecope-AD Tablet is used to treat common cold symptoms. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and congestion or stuffiness.

Lecope-AD Tablet is best taken with food. Use it in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to get the most benefit from it. Keep using it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear. Before you take this medicine, let your doctor know about any other medicines you are taking. You should also tell your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include irregular heart beats, high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, and headache. While you are on treatment with this medicine, do not smoke as it can worsen your symptoms. Drinking alcohol can also effect how the medicine works and should be avoided. It is not recommended for pregnant women, however it may be safe for breastfeeding mothers if the doctor's prescribes it.

Introduction of Levocetirizine

Lecope-AD Tablet is used to treat common cold symptoms. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from seasonal allergic conditions such as runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and congestion or stuffiness.

Lecope-AD Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose required by you may vary depending on what you are taking it for. This medicine is usually taken in the evening, but follow the advice of your doctor on how to take it. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, but if you are taking it to prevent the symptoms then you should take it regularly. If you miss doses or stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back.
This medicine is generally very safe. The most common side effects include feeling sleepy or dizzy, dry mouth, fatigue, and headache. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts to it. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any kidney problems or epilepsy (seizures). Your dose may need to be modified or this medicine may not suit you. Some other medicines can interact with this medicine so let your healthcare team know what else you are taking. You should also talk to your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, although it is not thought to be harmful.

Uses of Phenylephrine

Uses of Levocetirizine

Benefits of Ambroxol

In Treatment of Respiratory tract disorders associated with viscid mucus

Lecope-AD Tablet helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Benefits of Levocetirizine

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Lecope-AD Tablet provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. Moreover, Lecope-AD Tablet may make you feel less sleepy as compared to other antihistamine medicines. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Ambroxol

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 Lecope-AD

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Upset stomach

Side effects of Phenylephrine

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

Serve side effects of Lecope-AD

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Blurred vision
  • Breathlessness
  • Itching
  • Restlessness
  • Reflex bradycardia
  • Excitation
  • Epigastric pain
  • Neck pain
  • Tremors
  • Hypertensive crisis
  • Eye pain
  • Stinging in the eyes
  • Photophobia
  • Conjunctival sensitivity
  • Preterm and low birth weight infants
  • Fainting
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Side effects of Levocetirizine

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 Lecope-AD

  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

How Ambroxol works

Lecope-AD Tablet is a mucolytic medication. It thins and loosens mucus (phlegm) in the nose, windpipe and lungs making it easier to cough out.

How Phenylephrine works

Lecope-AD Tablet is a decongestant. It works by narrowing the small blood vessels which provides temporary relief from inflammation (redness and swelling) and discomfort.

How Levocetirizine works

Lecope-AD Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lecope-AD Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lecope-AD Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lecope-AD Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lecope-AD Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lecope-AD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lecope-AD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lecope-AD Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lecope-AD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lecope-AD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Lecope-AD Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lecope-AD Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

Ambroxol

  • Ambroxol helps in thinning and removal of the mucus (slimy and sticky substance) from the airways, thereby treats various respiratory conditions.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon.  
  • Do not use Ambroxol for more than 14 days, without your doctor’s advice.
  • Inform your doctor if you have suffered or are currently suffering from any stomach, liver or kidney problem. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Phenylephrine

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.

Levocetirizine

  • Your doctor has prescribed Levocetirizine to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Levocetirizine at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

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Patient concerns

Patient concerns

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Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Increased level. Discuss with your doctor as some dose adjustment required if you are not having any diet failure.
Sir, I have been suffering from cold,cough and fever around 15 days,I had taken sinarest tab,azithral tab and lecope tab,still suffering
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FAQs

Ambroxol

Q. Is Ambroxol good for dry cough?

No. Ambroxol is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance

Q. Does Ambroxol make you sleepy?

No, Ambroxol is not known to make you sleepy.
Phenylephrine

Q. Is it safe to use Phenylephrine?

Yes, Phenylephrine is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness and allergic reaction. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can the use of Phenylephrine cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Phenylephrine can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines. Consult your doctor if the side effect persist or worsen.

Q. Can the use of Phenylephrine cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Phenylephrine can cause nausea and vomiting. To avoid nausea one can take Phenylephrine with milk, food or with antacids. If vomiting occurs, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists. You should let your doctor know if you are unable to drink water and there are signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.
Levocetirizine

Q. Is Levocetirizine a steroid? What is it used for?

No, Levocetirizine is not a steroid. It is an anti-allergic medication which is used to relieve the symptoms of allergy. It relieves runny nose, sneezing and redness, itching and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances, such as dust mites, animal dander and mold. Additionally, it is helpful in treating symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.

Q. Does Levocetirizine make you tired and drowsy?

Yes, Levocetirizine can make you feel tired, sleepy and weak. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. Consult your doctor if not sure.

Q. How long does it take for Levocetirizine to work?

Levocetirizine starts working and showing improvement within an hour of taking it. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.

Q. Can I take Levocetirizine and Fexofenadine together?

Sometimes the doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines together if you are being treated for a severe itchy rash. If you are taking Levocetirizine during the daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine for the night which causes sleepiness, especially if the itch makes it difficult for you to sleep.

Q. Is it safe to take Levocetirizine for a long time?

Levocetirizine is safe if used as prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, it is unlikely to harm you if you take it for a long time. But, it is best to take Levocetirizine for only as long as you need it.

Q. For how long should I continue Levocetirizine?

The duration for which the medicine needs to be taken depends on the problem being treated. For instance, if you are taking it for an insect bite, you may need it for a day or two. While, if you are taking it to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of nose) or chronic urticaria, you may need to take Levocetirizine for a longer time. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure about the duration of using Levocetirizine

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