Cetirizine + Phenylephrine is a combination of two medicines: Cetirizine + Phenylephrine1 and Cetirizine + Phenylephrine2, which relieves sneezing and runny nose caused due to allergies. Cetirizine + Phenylephrine1 is an antiallergic which blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Cetirizine + Phenylephrine2 is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
Q. Can the use of Lemoson cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Lemoson 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 an episode while taking this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Lemoson cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Lemoson 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. Are there any contraindications associated with use of Lemoson?
The use of Lemoson should be avoided in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the active or inactive ingredients in the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Lemoson?
Avoid the use of alcohol. Avoid engaging in hazardous occupations requiring complete mental alertness such as driving or operating machinery while taking Lemoson.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lemoson?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.