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Lerex may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Lerex is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there a... View More
Lerex is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. Large... View More
Lerex may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Lerex should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lerex may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Lerex is n... View More
Lerex is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Lerex is recommended.
Lerex belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat various allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, some ski... View More
Uses of Lerex
- Allergic conditions
Side effects of Lerex
- Dryness in mouth
How to use Lerex
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lerex may be taken with or... View More
How Lerex works
Lerex is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger ... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Lerex 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 cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
- Stop taking Lerex at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Allergic rhinitis, Allergic conditions, Chronic idiopathic urticaria
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Chronic idiopathic urticaria Adult: 5mg once daily
Oral Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Chronic idiopathic urticaria Children 12 years of age and older: 5mg once daily Children 6 to 11 years of age: 2.5mg... View More
Renal Impairment CrCl 50-80 mL/min: 2.5 mg PO qDay CrCl 30-50 mL/min: 2.5 mg PO qOD CrCl 10-30 mL/min: 2.5 mg PO 2x/wk CrCl <10 mL/min: contra... View More
Patients who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any of its ingredients.
Mode of Action
Levocetirizine is an active isomer of cetirizine which selectively competes w/ histamine for H1-receptor sites on effector cells in the GI tract, blood ... View More
Epileptic patients and patients at risk of convulsions. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling May impair ability to drive or op... View More
1-10% Dry mouth,Fatigue,Nasopharyngitis,Pharyngitis Frequency Not Defined Somnolence, dizziness, pyrexia, cough, epistaxis, diarrhoea, vomiting, co... View More
Possible additive adverse CNS effects w/ CNS depressants (e.g. sedatives, tranquilizers).
Alternative brand for Lerex
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More