Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine

Information about Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine

Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine Uses

Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.

How Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine works

Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Phenylephrine, 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. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Common side effects of Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine

Headache, Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Restlessness
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Frequently asked questions for Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine

Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine

Q. Can the use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving a car, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how the medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. Would a higher than the recommended dose of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine?

No, you should not breastfeed while using Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine. This medicine can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding a baby if the doctor prescribes this medicine.

Q. Can I take Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine with high blood pressure?

Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine can raise blood pressure or stimulate fast heart rate. Anyone with heart conditions or high blood pressure, before taking this medicine, should consult their doctor to see if they can safely take such medicines.

Q. Can the use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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