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Alzero-D Tablet

Manufactured byINDCHEMIE HEALTH SPECIALITIES PVT LTD
ContainsLevocetirizine (2.5 mg) + Phenylephrine (10 mg)
Description

Alzero-D Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used to treat symptoms associated with allergic conditions, such as sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, itchy nose or throat, and runny nose. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 12 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Alzero-D Tablet

  • Dry mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Difficult or painful urination

Uses of Alzero-D Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic Rhinitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, and loss of concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to levocetirizine, phenylephrine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Kidney Disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with end-stage kidney disease and creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/min due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

CNS Depression

This medicine may cause mild to moderate CNS depression resulting in sleepiness, difficulty in concentrating, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience these side effects during treatment with this medicine.

Other medicines

Use of this medicine may increase the risk of sleepiness and impaired thinking when taken with medicines that are sedatives or tranquilizers. It is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs or supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Use in Elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, and loss of concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Antidiabetic drugs

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Antidepressants

Alprazolam

Halothane

Clobazam

Disease interactions

Cardiovascular disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Report any incidence of irregular heart rate and very high blood pressure to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes due to the increased risk of altered blood sugars. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended while using this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an enlarged prostate due to the risk of increased difficulty in passing urine. Report any worsening of symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly advised by your doctor. You can take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Levocetirizine works by blocking the action of a natural substance produced by the body called histamine which is responsible for causing allergic symptoms. Phenylephrine acts by reducing the swelling of the blood vessels in the nasal passages, making it easier to breathe.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines, Decongestants

Schedule

Schedule H

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[Internet]. 2019 [cited 26 June 2019]. Available from:

https://www.ciplamed.com/content/levorid-d-tablets
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