The Brand Name ELCETAL Has Generic Salt :: Levocetirizine
ELCETAL Is From Company STADCHEM Priced :: Rs. N.I.
ELCETAL have Levocetirizine is comes under Sub class Anti Histamines and Nasal Decongestants of Main Class Respiratory System
Main Medicine Class:: Respiratory System Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Histamines and Nasal Decongestants
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Indications for Drugs ::
Allergic rhinitis, Allergic conditions, Chronic idiopathic urticaria
Drug Dose ::
• Adult and children 12 years of age and older: 5mg once daily • Children 6 to 11 years of age: 2.5mg (1/2 tablet or 1 teaspoon oral solution) once daily • Children 6 months to 5 years of age: 1.25 mg (1/2 teaspoon oral solution) once daily Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) <10 and patients undergoing dialysis contraindicated. 10-29 5 mg once every 3 days. 30-49 5 other day. 50-79 5 daily. hepatic impairment: no dosage adjustment needed. Contraindication ::
Patients who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any of its ingredients.
Drug Precautions ::
Drug Side Effects ::
Generally Levocetirizine is well tolerated. However, a few side effects like headache, dry mouth, fatigue and skin rash have been reported rarely.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Levocetirizine is an active isomer of cetirizine which selectively competes w/ histamine for H1-receptor sites on effector cells in the GI tract, blood vessels and resp tract.
Drug Interactions ::
Possible additive adverse CNS effects w/ CNS depressants (e.g. sedatives, tranquilizers).