PRIMOCET-AX Tablet

Composition:

Each PRIMOCET-AX tablet contains levocetirizine 5mg and ambroxol 75mg.

Description:

PRIMOCET-AX is the brand name for the anti-allergic and decongestant combination of levocetirizine and ambroxol. This combination treats both acute and chronic respiratory tract infections.

Levocetirizine belongs to the class of third-generation antihistamines and is derived from cetirizine - a second-generation antihistamine. Levocetirizine has no ability to cross the blood-brain barrier and it does not cause drowsiness. Levocetirizine acts as an inverse agonist of H1 receptors. This drug prevents the binding of histamines to the H1 receptors, thereby preventing the cascading allergic reactions that follow the histamine-H1 receptor binding. This drug suppresses the activity of the histamines, but, does not have any effect on the synthesis of histamines.

Ambroxol is a potent decongestant that acts on the hard mucus and eases its expectoration. Ambroxol promotes mucus clearance by decreasing its viscosity and increasing its volume. This drug also promotes productive cough and clears the airway is short span and helps the patients with congestion breathe freely and deeply.

Indications:

  • Respiratory tract infections (acute and chronic)
  • Thick mucus retention
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Bronchiectasis

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindication:

PRIMOCET-AX tablets are contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards levocetirizine and ambroxol. It is also contraindicated in patients with complete hepatic and renal impairment and gastric ulceration.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medicine include GI disturbances, nausea, vomiting, dryness in the mouth, fatigue, headache, drowsiness and allergic reactions.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to levocetirizine and ambroxol administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Presentation:

PRIMOCET-AX tablets are available in 10X10’s blister packing.

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