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Acitrin-L may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Acitrin-L is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, the... View More
Acitrin-L is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. L... View More
Acitrin-L may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Acitrin-L should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acitrin-L may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Ac... View More
Acitrin-L is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Acitrin-L is recommended.
Acitrin-L belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat various allergic conditions such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, some... View More
Uses of Acitrin-L
- Allergic conditions
Side effects of Acitrin-L
- Dryness in mouth
How to use Acitrin-L
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. Acitrin-L may be taken wit... View More
How Acitrin-L works
Acitrin-L is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messen... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Acitrin-L 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 Acitrin-L at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Allergic rhinitis, 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
>12 years CrCl: 50-80 mL/min: 2.5 mg PO qDay CrCl: 30-50 mL/min: 2.5 PO qODay CrCl: 10-30 mL/min: 2.5 mg every 3-4 days CrCl: <10 mL/min, hemodialys... View More
Lactation. End-stage renal disease (CrCl <10 ml/min) or haemodialysis patients. Child 6-11 yr with renal impairment.
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
Renal impairment. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Lactation: expected to be excreted in breast milk, avoid
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).
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