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Levoxol Syrup

Manufactured byTRIO LIFESCIENCE PVT. LTD.
ContainsAmbroxol (30 mg/5 ml) + Levocetirizine (5 mg/5 ml)
Description
Levoxol Syrup is a combination of Levocetirizine and Ambroxol. It is used to treat cough and allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, etc. Levoxol Syrup works by blocking a chemical substance that causes allergic symptoms. It helps to loosen the thick mucous and makes it easier to cough out. Levoxol Syrup may cause side effects such as weakness, diarrhoea, dry mouth, headache, tiredness, etc. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist or become worse. This medicine may cause dizziness or sleepiness, so avoid performing activities that require mental focus like driving vehicles or operating machines. Levoxol Syrup can be taken with or without food as directed by your doctor. The dose and duration of treatment will be determined by your doctor depending on the severity of your health condition. Avoid taking more or less than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. Levoxol Syrup should be avoided if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems. Levoxol Syrup is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Levoxol Syrup

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Dizziness

Uses of Levoxol Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Productive cough
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Levoxol Syrup may start to show its effect within 30 minutes.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Levoxol Syrup remain active in your body is not known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Levoxol Syrup as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    Levoxol Syrup has no habit-forming tendency.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Levoxol Syrup is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to a lack of sufficient safety data. Hence, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Levoxol Syrup is not recommended while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Hence, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid taking Levoxol Syrup if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any worsening of your allergic symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Gastric ulceration

Gastric ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of your stomach and intestine due to excess acid production. Avoid taking Levoxol Syrup if you have gastric ulceration because it may worsen your health condition.

Severe kidney disease

Levoxol Syrup is not recommended for use if you have severe kidney problems. Impaired kidney function may lead to an increased risk of side effects and also worsen your health condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Levoxol Syrup is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to a lack of sufficient safety data. Hence, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Levoxol Syrup is not recommended while breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. Hence, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Other Medicines

Levoxol Syrup may increase the risk of side effects like sleepiness and impaired ability to think when taken with other medicines like sedatives (sleep-inducing medicine). Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including any herbs or supplements before beginning the treatment with Levoxol Syrup.

Urinary retention

Urinary retention is a condition in which you are unable to empty your bladder completely during urination. It may occur due to various conditions like benign prostatic hyperplasia (a condition that causes abnormal enlargement of the prostate gland), spinal cord lesion (damaged tissue of the spine, the backbone), etc. Levoxol Syrup should be used with caution if you have such conditions as it may increase the risk of urinary retention.

Use in children

Levoxol Syrup is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age due to a lack of relevant safety and efficacy data.

Driving or operating a machine

Levoxol Syrup may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Hence, avoid driving vehicles or operating machines if you experience such symptoms.

Missed Dose

Try not to miss the dose of Levoxol Syrup. In case you missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Levoxol Syrup. In case of an overdose, seek immediate medical attention for further guidance.
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 during treatment with Levoxol Syrup as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration.
Interaction with Medicine

Alprazolam

Clobazam

Codeine

Disease interactions

Gastric ulceration

Levoxol Syrup should be used with caution if you have an active or a history of gastric ulcers (sores in the lining of the stomach and intestine) as it may further worsen your condition. Hence, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver Disease

Levoxol Syrup should be used with caution if you have liver problems as it may increase the risk of side effects. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your liver function while you are taking this medicine.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Levoxol Syrup may be taken with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor. Shake the bottle well before measuring the dose. Avoid taking more or less dose than the prescribed dose. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Consult your doctor if you experience any undesirable effects that persist or worsen. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Levoxol Syrup as it may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Avoid driving vehicles or operating machines after taking this medicine as it may make you feel dizzy or drowsy.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Levoxol Syrup is a combination of Ambroxol and Levocetirizine. Ambroxol works by loosening the mucous making it easier to cough out. Levocetirizine works by blocking the action of a natural substance produced by the body responsible for allergy.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Mucolytics, Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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