Montelukast Sodium & Levocetirizine Hydrochloride
What is Levocetirizine / Montelukast?
The salt combination Levocetirizine / Montelukast is used for the treatment of Symptoms Of Allergic Conditions, Hay Fever, Ear-Round Allergies, Dust Or Pet Allergies, Reddish Itchy Weals, Swelling In The Skin and other conditions.Detailed information related to Levocetirizine / Montelukast uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:
Levocetirizine / Montelukast Uses
Levocetirizine / Montelukast is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Symptoms Of Allergic Conditions
- Hay Fever
- Ear-Round Allergies
- Dust Or Pet Allergies
- Reddish Itchy Weals
- Swelling In The Skin
- Exercise-Induced Asthma
- Chronic Asthma
- Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
- Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
Levocetirizine / Montelukast Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Levocetirizine / Montelukast improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Blocking a natural substance that causes allergic rejection.
- Making breathing easier by reducing swelling in the airways.
Levocetirizine / Montelukast Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur in medicines that contain Levocetirizine / Montelukast. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Dry Mouth
Levocetirizine / Montelukast Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
- Not recommended for prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm
- Not recommended in patients who are taking asthma medications
- Suffer from epilepsy or fits or kidney failure
- Take this drug at bedtime