Levocloperastine

Information about Levocloperastine

Levocloperastine Uses

Levocloperastine is used in the treatment of dry cough.

How Levocloperastine works

Levocloperastine is an antitussive (cough suppressants). It suppresses cough by reducing the activity of cough centre in the brain.

Common side effects of Levocloperastine

Palpitations, Dizziness, Fainting, Fatigue, Headache, Sleepiness, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Confusion, Numbness
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Expert advice for Levocloperastine

  • You have been prescribed Levocloperastine for the symptomatic relief of dry cough.
  • It is usually taken for a short time, until the symptoms clear up.
  • Measure the syrup with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. 
  • Drink extra fluids to help loosen the congestion and lubricate your throat while you are taking this medication.
  • It should not be administered to patients with chronic cough or where cough is accompanied by excessive secretions.
  • Inform your doctor if your cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash or headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Frequently asked questions for Levocloperastine

Levocloperastine

Q. How to take Levocloperastine?

Take Levocloperastine in the exact dose as advised by your doctor. Measure the syrup with the special dose-measuring spoon or cup provided with the bottle and not a tablespoon.

Q. Does Levocloperastine cause drowsiness?

Yes, Levocloperastine may cause drowsiness or dizziness, so operating any machinery or driving a car, or doing an activity that requires mental alertness should be avoided.

Q. Does Levocloperastine cause dry mouth?

Yes, dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake, and sugarless candy may help.

Q. What is the best time to take Levocloperastine?

It is best to take Levocloperastine at night before going to bed since it can make you feel drowsy and can also reduce nighttime awakenings and irritability due to cough.

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