Minimont AX 5mg/60mg Tablet (Strip of 10)
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Manufactured By Mini Pharmaceuticals
Composition Levocetirizine 5mg, Ambroxol 60mg
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Interactions / Warnings:
Minimont AX 5mg/60mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Minimont AX 5mg/60mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
- Your doctor has prescribed Levocetirizine to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
- As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
- Be cautiousÂ while driving or doing anything that requires concentration asÂ it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not drink alcohol while takingÂ this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
- Stop taking Levocetirizine at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Levocetirizine : Sleepiness, Fatigue, Dryness in mouth, Headache;Ambroxol : Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset
How to use:
Minimont AX 5mg/60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How it works:
Levocetirizine is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.
Q. Is Levocetirizine a steroid? What is it used for?
Levocetirizine is an anti-allergic medication, not a steroid. It relieves the symptoms of allergy. It is used to relieve runny nose, sneezing, and redness, itching, and watering of the eyes caused by hay fever or seasonal allergies. It also relieves similar symptoms caused due to allergies to substances such as dust mites, animal dander, and mold. It is also used to treat symptoms of hives, including itching and rash.
Q. Does Levocetirizine make you tired and drowsy?
Yes, Levocetirizine can make you tired, sleepy and weak. If you have these symptoms, you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.
Q. How long does it take for Levocetirizine to work?
You will notice an improvement within an hour of taking Levocetirizine. However, it may take a little longer to notice the full benefits.
Q. Can I take Levocetirizine and fexofenadine together?
Sometimes doctor may advise you to take two different antihistamines together if you are being treated for a severe itchy rash. If you are taking Levocetirizine during daytime, your doctor may prescribe another antihistamine which causes sleepiness for the night, especially if the itch makes it difficult for you to sleep. Do not take 2 antihistamines together unless recommended by your doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Levocetirizine daily for a long time?
Levocetirizine is safe if used as prescribed by your doctor. Moreover, it is unlikely to harm you if you take it for a long time. But, it is best to take Levocetirizine for as long as you need it.
Q. For how long should I continue Levocetirizine?
The duration of the medicine depends on why you are taking Levocetirizine. If you are taking it for an insect bite, you may need it for a day or two. You may need to take Levocetirizine for a longer time if you are taking it to prevent symptoms of chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of nose) or chronic urticaria. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure about the duration of using Levocetirizine.
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