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Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet

Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Teluzine Tablet

Uses of Teluzine Tablet

Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.

Teluzine Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Teluzine are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Headache, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Fatigue, Sleepiness.

How to use Teluzine 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. Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Teluzine Tablet works

Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Montelukast which relieve sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking another chemical messenger (leukotriene). This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose, and improves symptoms.
In Depth Information on Teluzine Tablet

Expert advice for Teluzine Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet to help relieve symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Stop taking Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
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Teluzine Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Teluzine Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Teluzine 5 mg/10 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Teluzine Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Teluzine Tablet
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Teluzine?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What is Teluzine?
Teluzine is a combination of two medicines: Montelukast and Levocetirizine. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which helps to relieve the symptoms of an allergy-like runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes and cough. It works by lowering chemicals in the body that cause allergy symptoms. Montelukast works by blocking another chemical messenger (leukotriene) and it reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose and further helps to relieve the symptoms.
Q. Can the use of Teluzine cause drowsiness or sleepiness?
Yes, the most common side effect of Teluzine is sleepiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention unless your healthcare provider says that you may do so. Do not drink alcohol or take other central nervous system depressants, such as cough and cold medicines, certain pain medicines and medicines that help you sleep, while taking Teluzine. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse, causing falls or accidents.
Q. Can Teluzine be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?
No, Teluzine should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any side effects for a long time or the symptoms of allergy are worsened while taking Teluzine, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of Teluzine cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Teluzine can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Teluzine?
No, do not take alcohol while taking Teluzine. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Teluzine.
Q. Will Teluzine be more effective if taken in higher doses?
No, taking a higher dose of this medicine than recommended will not make it more effective. Consuming higher than the recommended dose of Teluzine can cause increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
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