Cetcip L 5 Mg
USA Brand Name
Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)
What Is The Generic Name For Cetcip-L 5 Mg?
Levocetirizine dihydrochloride is the generic version for Cetcip-L 5 mg
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)?
About Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)
Cetcip-L 5 mg contains an active ingredient, Levocetirizine dihydrochloride, which is used in the treatment of year-round allergic symptoms associated with Rhinitis and Urticaria. Seasonal Allergies like Running Nose, Watery Eyes, Sneezing or skin itching and Hives. Cetcip L-5 mg is available at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Cipla (India) is one of the top leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Cetcip-L 5 mg.
Cetcip-L 5 mg contains an active ingredient, Levocetirizine dihydrochloride, 5 mg. It is also available in the various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Cetcip-L 5 Mg?
Cetcip-L 5 mg is used in the treatment of:
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Seasonal Allergies like Sneezing, Itching, Watery Eyes, Swelling of Eyelids, etc.
How Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride) Works?
Cetcip-L 5 mg is an antibiotic which has Levocetirizine dihydrochloride, as an active ingredient. It basically blocks the action of certain chemical messengers which are responsible for allergic reactions.
Before You Use Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride):
- Make sure that you do not have liver or kidney problems
- Make sure that you do not have any CNS disorders
- Make sure that your doctor knows about your medical history
What Should You Avoid While Taking Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)?
- You should not drive after taking this tablet
- You should avoid alcohol
- Other Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)?
You should not take Cetcip-L 5 mg if you:
- Have hypersensitivity
- Have any Kidney Disease
- Are breastfeeding
- Are already taking sedatives
- Are Driving or Doing a Work which needs your alertness
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Have an allergy to the tablet
- Have any kidney disease
- Are taking alcohol or other drugs
- Are Pregnant or trying to conceive
- Are Breastfeeding
- Are taking any tranquilizers or sedatives
- Having any other disease or taking any other medicine
Cetcip-L 5 mg contains Levocetirizine dihydrochloride, which is used in the treatment of allergic symptoms associated with Rhinitis and Urticaria. It is available in various strength and substitutes to prevent allergic reactions. You should always consult your doctor for dosage and time because age and severity of the allergy can be judged by your doctor only. You can take the medicine with or without food, better is to be taken at bedtime.
Extreme care should be taken in case of infants (0-1 year) and children (>1 year). The lower possible dose which will be sufficient to produce a therapeutic effect should be given to them.
How Much Of The Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride) to Be Used?
Cetcip-L 5 mg is available in various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores. Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Cetcip-L 5 mg.
How To Take The Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)?
Cetcip-L 5 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. You should swallow the tablet as a whole with water. Do not try to chew and crush it. It is always better to take it with or without food. It is preferable to take it at bedtime.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Cetcip-L 5 Mg (Levocetirizine dihydrochloride)?
You are always advised to take Cetcip-L 5 mg as prescribed by your doctor. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Do not take Cetcip-L-5 mg in a smaller or larger amount or for a longer time than recommended.
You should contact your doctor if you suspect an overdose.
You should try to take every dose of Cetcip-L 5 mg at a fixed time. A missed dose of Cetcip L-5 mg should be taken as soon as you remember. You should skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose at next dosage time.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Cetcip-L 5 Mg?
- Blurred Vision
- Dry Mouth
- Difficulty in Passing the Urine
- Abdominal Pain
- Cough/Running Nose
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Cetcip-L 5 mg. It can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on other medications. It interacts with the following medicine:
Alcohol is also known to interact with Cetcip L-5. It may impair the thinking and judgment capability of the brain and can cause extreme drowsiness and sleepiness.
Warning And Precaution:
- Cetcip-L 5 mg can cause mild to severe CNS Depression
- Alcohol should be avoided
- Old age people should take it cautiously as it may lead to more Adverse Reaction
- It should be used cautiously in Infants (under 6 months)
- It should be used cautiously with Sedatives and Tranquilizers
Things To Remember:
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always read the information written on the leaflet of medicine.
- Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding dose, time and strength of the Tablet.
Cetcip-L 5 mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this tablet before completion of the course.
Store the Cetcip-L 5 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and tablets are not damaged.