HICET L Syrup 60ml

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INTRODUCTION

HICET L SYRUP contains Levocetirizine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (allergic skin condition causing reddish raised patches on the skin with severe itching) in both adults and in children (aged 2 years or above).

HICET L SYRUP should be taken only as directed by your physician. It is preferably taken during the evenings or at bedtime with or without meals. Before taking HICET L SYRUP, inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have epilepsy or difficulty in passing urine.

HICET L SYRUP is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney impairment. It should be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women only if it is considered necessary by the physician.

HICET L SYRUP may cause excessive drowsiness and tiredness. Therefore, restrict yourself from engaging into activities that requires complete concentration (such as driving or handling heavy tools or machines) as a precaution.

Other most common side effects of taking HICET L SYRUP are dryness of mouth, headache and constipation. Consult your doctor if they trouble you.

USES OF HICET L SYRUP

It is used in adults and in children (aged 2 years or above) to treat symptoms associated with:

  • Allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery, and itchy eyes)
  • Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (severe skin rash with reddish raised patches and itching)

HOW HICET L SYRUP WORKS

HICET L SYRUP is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take HICET L SYRUP as advised by your physician. It can be taken with or without meals. Shake well before use.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Continue to take this medicine for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HICET L SYRUP

COMMON

  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • tiredness
  • sleepiness/drowsiness

UNCOMMON

  • exhaustion
  • stomach (abdominal) pain

RARE

Stop taking HICET L SYRUP and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects such as:

  • signs of allergic reaction (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and/or throat which can lead to difficulty in breathing or swallowing, sudden fall in blood pressure, feeling faint, shock)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Dry Mouth:

Drink plenty of water and fruit juices. Consume foods which has high water and fiber content. Artificial saliva can also be used in extreme dryness of mouth. If your condition worsens, contact your doctor.

Sleepiness/Drowsiness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling sleepy. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your sleepiness. Consult your doctor if your condition worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

HICET L SYRUP should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

HICET L SYRUP may pass through breast milk. Therefore, it should be used in breastfeeding women only if it is considered necessary by the physician.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

HICET L SYRUP may cause excessive sleepiness or tiredness. Therefore, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if your ability is affected by this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking HICET L SYRUP as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.

KIDNEY

HICET L SYRUP is not recommended for use in patients with kidney failure. It should be used with caution in patients with other kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

HICET L SYRUP should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take HICET L SYRUP if you are allergic to levocetirizine or to any other antihistamines (Ex. cetirizine, hydroxyzine).

OTHERS

Before taking HICET L SYRUP, inform your doctor if you:

  • suffer from epilepsy(fits) or are at risk of developing convulsions
  • are unable to pass urine (due to spinal cord injury or due to enlarged prostate)
  • are scheduled for any allergic testing

Use in pediatrics

HICET L SYRUP should be used in children and adolescents (aged between 2-18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in infants and children aged below 2 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics

HICET L SYRUP should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years or above). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A.Drug-Drug interactions

Before taking HICET L SYRUP, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines such as:

  •  theophylline (a medicine used to treat asthma or COPD)

Overdosage

If you or anyone else accidentally took more HICET L SYRUP, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, agitation or restlessness.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Levocetirizine
Pharmacological Category :   H1-Receptor Blocker
Therapeutic Indication :   Allergic Rhinitis, Urticaria
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Dispersible Tablet, Oral Solution, Syrup, Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store this medicine at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT HICET L SYRUP

Can HICET L SYRUP reduce allergic symptoms?

Yes. HICET L SYRUP is used to reduce symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).

Is HICET L SYRUP addictive in nature?

No. HICET L SYRUP is not addictive in nature and you can take it as long as it benefits you. If you are doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

Can HICET L SYRUP be used in children?

HICET L SYRUP should be used in children (aged 2 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in infants aged below 2 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Can HICET L SYRUP cause headaches? 

Yes. Headache is one of the most common side effects of taking HICET L SYRUP. In case of you are experiencing a headache after taking HICET L SYRUP, try to rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if headache persists for a long time.

What are the uses of HICET L SYRUP?

HICET L SYRUP is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing, and red, watery, and itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).

Who can use HICET L SYRUP?

HICET L SYRUP is suitable for use in both adults and in children (aged 2 years or above).

How HICET L SYRUP works?

HICET L SYRUP is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

How long will it take for HICET L SYRUP to show the results?

You may notice improvement in your condition within 1-2 hours following the administration of HICET L SYRUP. However, it may take few days for HICET L SYRUP to reduce the onset of allergic response. As there is only symptomatic treatment available for allergic reactions, your symptoms may re-appear if you are exposed to allergens once again. To manage this, your doctor may ask you to take this medicine periodically. For more information, consult your doctor for advice.

When should I take HICET L SYRUP?

HICET L SYRUP is preferably taken during bedtime after food. However, you may also take HICET L SYRUP in the mornings if advised by your doctor. As HICET L SYRUP may make you feel sleepy, restrict yourself from engaging into activities such as driving, travelling, handling hazardous tools or machines or any activities that requires complete alertness as a safety measure.

Can I stop taking HICET L SYRUP once my symptoms subside?

Do not stop taking HICET L SYRUP without consulting your doctor even if you feel better during the midway of the therapy. Make sure to take HICET L SYRUP for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve better results. As there is only symptomatic treatment available for allergic reactions, your symptoms may re-appear if you are exposed to allergens once again. To manage this, your doctor may ask you to take this medicine periodically. For more information, consult your doctor for advice.

What is the best time to take HICET L SYRUP?

HICET L SYRUP is preferably taken during bedtime after food. However, you may also take HICET L SYRUP in the mornings if advised by your doctor. Make sure to not to engage yourself into activities such as driving, travelling, handling hazardous tools or machines or any activities that requires complete alertness if HICET L SYRUP is taken at mornings.

What to do if I forgot to take a dose of HICET L SYRUP?

If you have missed a dose of HICET L SYRUP, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of HICET L SYRUP, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of HICET L SYRUP to compensate the missed ones.

What precautions should be followed while taking HICET L SYRUP?

Before taking HICET L SYRUP inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems, fits or difficulty in passing urine. You must also inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Continue to take HICET L SYRUP for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

Can I consume alcohol while taking HICET L SYRUP?

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking HICET L SYRUP as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.

Can I drive after taking HICET L SYRUP?

HICET L SYRUP may cause excessive sleepiness or tiredness. Therefore, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines after taking HICET L SYRUP as a precaution.

Can I take HICET L SYRUP daily?

Take HICET L SYRUP as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggest whether can you take HICET L SYRUP every day or not.

Can the use of HICET L SYRUP affect the liver?

Yes. HICET L SYRUP may affect the way your liver work. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Can HICET L SYRUP be taken during pregnancy?

HICET L SYRUP should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Can HICET L SYRUP make my child feel sleepy?

HICET L SYRUP may cause sleepiness or drowsiness in few children, although not everybody gets them. This is quite normal and does not need to worry about. Avoid unnecessary distractions in children and try to make them stay relaxed. Avoid taking them outdoors unnecessarily. Avoid giving them concomitant medicines that can make them drowsier like cough syrups or sedatives. If this symptom bothers you, contact your doctor for advice.

Can HICET L SYRUP make my child hyperactive?

HICET L SYRUP may cause hyperactivity in few children, although not everybody gets them. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any unusual behavior in your child.

REFERENCES

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5. Xylal. Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride. GlaxoSmithKline. [Revised in April 2016] [Accessed on 6th October 2022]. https://gskpro.com/content/dam/global/hcpportal/en_NG/PDF/Home/Products/xyzal/xyzal_prescribing_information.pdf

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Total IgE

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HICET L Syrup 60ml

HICET L Syrup 60ml Mkt: Micro Labs Ltd

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