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Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol

Information about Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol

Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol Uses

Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol is used in the treatment of common cold symptoms.

How Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol works

Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol is a combination of three medicines: Levocetirizine , Phenylephrine and Paracetamol, which relieves common cold symptoms. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks histamine (a chemical messenger) to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Phenylephrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever.

Common side effects of Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol

Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Weakness, Headache, Sleepiness, Allergic reaction
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Frequently asked questions for Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol

Levocetirizine + Phenylephrine + Paracetamol

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

Yes, Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol may make you feel drowsy or may cause you to fall asleep during your daily activities. Avoid driving, 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. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol?

Serious side effects with Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol are uncommon and rare. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice allergic reactions, skin rash or peeling, mouth ulcers, breathing problems, unexplained bleeding, recurrent fevers or infections, vision disturbances, fast or irregular heartbeat. These side effects are uncommon but may be serious and may need urgent medical attention.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol 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. Are there any contraindications associated with use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol?

It is not recommended to use Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol if you have high blood pressure (hypertension), any underlying serious heart condition or cardiovascular disorder, any history of stomach ulcers, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). However, it can be taken if your doctor is aware of your conditions and advises you to take it. The use of Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol should also be avoided if you are taking antidepressant drugs. These drugs, called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), may include phenelzine and isocarboxazid or tricyclic antidepressants like imipramine and amitriptyline.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Levocetirizine+Phenylephrine+Paracetamol?

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

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

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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