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Doctor insights on: Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Side Effects

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Are there any major side effects from xyzal (levocetirizine)?

Are there any major side effects from xyzal (levocetirizine)?

Xyzal (levocetirizine) is zyrtec: All the same as zyrec-- drowsiness in about 13%, dry mouth in a few, urinary hesitancy is possible in older men, mostly. ...Read more

Xyzal (Definition)

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever and allergies like runny nose, stuffy ...Read more


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Levocetirizine vs.Desloratadine side effects?

Levocetirizine vs.Desloratadine side effects?

Usually mild: Both are very good antihistamines. Desloratadine: headache, upset stomach, dizziness, sore throat, dry mouth, muscle pain, extreme tiredness, painful menstruation. Levocetirizine: sleepiness, tiredness, weakness, sore throat, dry mouth, fever, cough, nosebleed. ...Read more

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Took 1 dose of xyzal (levocetirizine) and i woke up had difficulty breathing and dizzyness until now. Is it some side effects? Or am i paranoid?

Took  1 dose of xyzal (levocetirizine) and i woke up had difficulty breathing and dizzyness until now. Is it some side effects? Or am i paranoid?

Xyzal (levocetirizine): Has sedative side effects and you may wake up dizzy and tired from it, but not necessarily out of breath. Try taking half a tablet until you get used to its side effects then you can titrate up to a full pill. ...Read more

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My gp prescribed one xyzal (levocetirizine) a day and 2 sprays of Veramyst in each nostril twice a day. Is it a normal dosage? What are the possible side effects?

My gp prescribed one xyzal (levocetirizine) a day and 2 sprays of Veramyst in each nostril twice a day. Is it a normal dosage? What are the possible side effects?

Normal: Zyzal is the new zyrtec, that dose is standard. It can cause mucosal drying and some difficulty urinating in persons with enlarged prostate. The Veramyst is a nasal steroid, which can predispose tofungal infection or bleeds. None of these are common side effects, they are generally well tolerated. The doses are usual. ...Read more

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Side effects of levocetrizine+montelukast?

Rare: Most of the side effects from levocetirizine is drowsiness (5% or so), montelukast is quite safe although a rare individual may complain of insomnia and even nightmare. ...Read more

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I am taking Levocitrizine 5 mg tablet one at bed time for the past five years.will i have any side effects?

Looks good so far: Well, 5 years so far? If you don't change your dose or anything else about how you take the medication it would appear as if your body is able to tolerate it so my guess is you probably won't have any side effects but things do change and so nothing is ever 100% until it is done. ...Read more

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I am taking levocetrizine montelukast tab.everyday for allergic purpose.And i want to know any side effects on taking everyday fr kidney or anything?

I am taking levocetrizine montelukast tab.everyday for allergic purpose.And i want to know any side effects on taking everyday fr kidney or anything?

Drug safety: Both medications are very safe to take long term and can be used even in pediatric patients as young as 12 months old ...Read more

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Is there any side effects on taking cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets everyday... And im takng fr te purpose of sinus nd allergic purposes?

Is there any side effects on taking cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets everyday... And im takng fr te purpose of sinus nd allergic purposes?

?: Side effects need to be felt, if you haven't felt any so you are fine, the combination of levo cetirizine, Montelukast is good for rhino sinusitis, some are on it for years but needs to be under doctor's supervision, as you might need some modification or additional medicine ...Read more

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Cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets willl make weight loss difficult? Any side effects tat will increase weight?

Cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets willl make weight loss difficult? Any side effects tat will increase weight?

Yes: Cetirizine can be an appetite stimulant, but to curb hunger pains if felt, drink a glass of water, otherwise no direct effect as salt / water retention that would lead to weight increase as with other medicines ...Read more

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Levocetirizine (Definition)

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever and allergies like runny nose, stuffy ...Read more