PRIMOCET-M Tablet

Each tablet contains:

  • Levocetirizine 5 mg
  • Montelukast 10 mg

DESCRIPTION

Levocetirizine is a third generation sedative antihistamine.It prevents the release of other allergy chemical an dincrease blood supply to the area,provides relief from the typical symptoms of hay fever.

Montelukast is a selective and orally active leukotriene receptor antagonist that inhibits the cysteinyl leukotriene CysLT1 receptor. Cysteinyl leukotrienes and leukotriene receptor occupation have been correlated with the pathophysiology of asthma ( such as, airway edema, smooth muscle contraction and altered cellular activity associated with the inflammatory process, which contribute to the signs and symptoms of asthma).

INDICATIONS

Levocetirizine is used for all forms of skin allergy or atopic dermatitis,chronic idiopathic urticaria.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

As directed by the Physician .

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity, patients with blood and lymphatic system disorder and psychiatric disorder.

PRECAUTIONS

Montelukast + Levocetirizine can cause dizziness. Do not drive vehicles or operate heavy machineries that need alertness.

Caution is recommended when levocetirizine is taken with alcohol and in those who are on CNS depressants.

ADVERSE EFFECTS

Montelukast and levocetirizine are generally well tolerated.The most commonly reported adverse events are headache,asthma and upper respiratory tract infections.

PREGNANCY & LACTATON

There are no adequate and well controlled studies of either montelukast or levocetirizine in pregnant women. Hence this combination should not be used during pregnancy. Since levocetirizine is excreted in breast-milk the combination is not recommended during lactation.

PRESENTATION

PRIMOCET-M tablets are available in a 10X10ís strip packing

CAUTION

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