Trade name: Oxycet
Strength: 5 mg
Active ingredient: Levocetirizine
Pregnancy category: Levocetirizine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Oxycet 5 mg tablet (Levocetirizine) is used to relieve allergy symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, itching eyes, hives.It is also used to treat Seasonal allergic rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria. Levocetirizine is an antihistamine (H1 receptor antagonist). It works by blocking the substance histamin.
How to use: Take Oxycet 5 mg tablet orally with or without food. Levocetirizine may cause drowsiness. It is advisable to take this medicine in the night. Do not drive or do any skillful jobs after taking the this medicine.
Side Effects: Drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, dry mouth, sore throat, tiredness, fever, cough
Dosage: 2.5 to 5 mg once daily before bed time.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: February 23rd, 2016
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