Ltcet 5mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ltcet 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling and rashes.

Ltcet 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening. If you stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back. This medicine is generally very safe.

You may experience dizziness and sleepiness after taking the medicine. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days as your body adjusts. Consult your doctor if they persist or worry you. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys or with your heart as antihistamines can cause your heart to beat faster.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Ltcet Tablet

Benefits of Ltcet Tablet

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Ltcet 5mg 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, Ltcet 5mg 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 Ltcet Tablet

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 Ltcet

  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness

How to use Ltcet Tablet

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

How Ltcet Tablet works

Ltcet 5mg 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
UNSAFE
Ltcet 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ltcet 5mg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ltcet 5mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ltcet 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ltcet 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ltcet 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ltcet 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ltcet 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ltcet Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ltcet 5mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Ltcet 5mg Tablet
₹4.68/Tablet
Descure 5mg Tablet
Cure N Cure Pharmaceutical
₹4/Tablet
15% cheaper
Nucope 5mg Tablet
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹4.83/Tablet
3% costlier
Eslot 5mg Tablet
Kivi Labs Ltd
₹5.13/Tablet
10% costlier
Rudin 5mg Tablet
Biotric Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹6.0/Tablet
28% costlier
Dezlin 5mg Tablet
HBC Dermiza Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹6/Tablet
28% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ltcet 5mg Tablet 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 Ltcet 5mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Piperidine Derivate
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (second Generation)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ltcet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

arrow
Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Ltcet 5mg Tablet ?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Ltcet 5mg Tablet used for?

Ltcet 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment of allergic conditions causing runny nose, redness and watering of eyes, sneezing and allergic reactions to medicines and food.

Q. What should I know before using Ltcet 5mg Tablet?

Before using Ltcet 5mg Tablet, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to Ltcet 5mg Tablet or any of its ingredients to avoid any allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have, or have had any problems with your eyes. Inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding to prevent any harmful effects on the baby.

Q. Is Ltcet 5mg Tablet safe?

Ltcet 5mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How does Ltcet 5mg Tablet work?

Ltcet 5mg Tablet works by blocking the release of a naturally occurring substance in our body known as histamine, that is responsible for producing symptoms of allergies such as runny nose, sneezing and red or watery eyes.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ltcet 5mg Tablet?

If you have missed a dose of Ltcet 5mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ltcet 5mg Tablet effective?

Ltcet 5mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Ltcet 5mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Related Products

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 374-75.
  2. Desloratadine. Whitehouse Station, New Jersey: Merck & Co., Inc.; 2001 [revised Apr. 2014]. [Accessed 1 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. Jornal de Pediatria. 2004;80(5):4-6. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Khasra No. 169 Tanshipur Roorkee (U.K)
Country of Origin: India

MRP
46.8
Inclusive of all taxes
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

160M+
Visitors
27M+
Orders Delivered
1800+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform

Know More About 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.