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Levocetirizine + Ambroxol Pharmacology
Levocetirizine + AmbroxolAbout Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AMechanism of Action of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/APharmacokinets of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AOnset of Action for Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/ADuration of Action for Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AHalf Life of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/ASide Effects of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AContra-indications of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/APregnancy Related InformationN/AOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationN/AChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AInteractions for Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/ATypical Dosage for Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/ASchedule of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AStorage Requirements for Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/AEffects of Overdose of Levocetirizine + AmbroxolN/A
LevocetirizineAbout LevocetirizineA third-generation non-sedative H1 antagonist, Antihistamine.Mechanism of Action of LevocetirizineThis active enantiomer of cetrizine is a potent, nonsedative and selective H1 receptor antagonist. It antagonizes the allergic symptoms produced by histamines like runny nose, cold, cough etc. It also inhibit eotaxin-induced eosinophil TEM through both dermal and lung micro vascular endothelial cells. So inhibit eosinophil chemotaxis and also inflammation caused by it.Pharmacokinets of LevocetirizineAbsorption- Well absorbed after oral administration.
Distribution-Widely distributed in the body.90% bound to the plasma proteins.
Metabolism- Metabolized in the liver to its metabolites.
Excretion- Excreted via urine and feces.
Onset of Action for LevocetirizineN/ADuration of Action for LevocetirizineN/AHalf Life of LevocetirizineIts plasma half life is 6-10hrsSide Effects of Levocetirizine1. Headache
2. Abdominal pain
3. Dry mouth
8. Rhinitis causing a blocked or runny nose
Contra-indications of Levocetirizine1. Allergy to drug or other medicines that contain piperazine derivatives
2. Hereditary galactose intolerance
3. Hereditary Lapp lactase deficiency
4. Inherited glucose-galactose malabsorption
5. Severely decreased kidney function
Special Precautions while taking Levocetirizine1. Decreased kidney function
2. Avoid alcohol or any work which require mental alertness like driving and machine operation during treatment.
Pregnancy Related InformationContraindicatedOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for Levocetirizine1. Rhinitis (seasonal and perennial)
2. Idiopathic urticaria
Interactions for LevocetirizineCoadministration with alcohol or other CNS depressants may have additional CNS depressant effect. Typical Dosage for LevocetirizineOral-
Children (>6yrs) - 5mg/day. Schedule of LevocetirizineN/AStorage Requirements for LevocetirizineStore in a cool, dry place, away from direct light and heat.
Keep out of reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of LevocetirizineTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of LevocetirizineGive symptomatic and supportive treatment.
AmbroxolAbout AmbroxolActive N-desmethyl metabolite of bromhexine,systemically active mucolytic agent, Secretomotoric and expectoration improver.Mechanism of Action of AmbroxolAmbroxol hydrochloride acts as an expectoration improver and mucolytic agent. It decreases mucus viscosity by altering its structure. It depolymerises mucopolysaccharides directly as well as by liberating lysosomal enzymes and by breaking network of fibres in tenacious sputum . It induces thin copious bronchial secretion and possesses antioxidant properties.Pharmacokinets of AmbroxolN/AOnset of Action for AmbroxolN/ADuration of Action for AmbroxolN/AHalf Life of AmbroxolN/ASide Effects of Ambroxol1. Rhinorrhoea
3. Allergic reactions
4. Gastric irritation.Contra-indications of AmbroxolHypersensitivity to the Ambroxol hydrochloride or Bromhexine.Special Precautions while taking Ambroxol1.Hepatic impairment
3.Gastric and duodenal ulcer
Pregnancy Related InformationContraindicatedOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for Ambroxol1. As Expectorant and mucolytic
2. Conditions associated with production of viscid mucous
8. Asthmatic bronchitis
9. Mucous bronchiectasis
10. Chronic Pneumonia.Interactions for AmbroxolN/ATypical Dosage for AmbroxolOral: 15mg to 30mg three times daily.
Children (6 to 12years): 5ml 2 to 3 times daily
Children (2 to 6years): 2.5ml thrice daily. (5ml liquid contains 30mg Ambroxol hydrochloride)
Children up to 2 years: 7.5mg two times daily
Schedule of AmbroxolHStorage Requirements for AmbroxolStore in a cool dry place and protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of AmbroxolTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of AmbroxolProvide symptomatic treatment and supportive measures.
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