Rivocet 50 mg tablet: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Rishab

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Trade name: Rivocet

Strength: 50 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Levocetirizine

Category: Antihistamine

Pregnancy category: Levocetirizine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.

Uses: Rivocet 50 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 Rivocet 50 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

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Dosage: 2.5 to 5 mg once daily before bed time.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: February 23rd, 2016