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Breaze L 10/5 MG Tablet 10

Breaze L 10/5 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Levocetirizine Levocetirizine is a H1 receptor blocker which is most commonly used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis or allergic fever relief. Therefore, levocetirizine is commonly called the allergy medication. Levocetirizine use also includes treatment of chronic idiopathic urticarial and perennial allergic rhinitis in adults and children of 6 years of age and older. Montelukast Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist most commonly used for the chronic treatment of asthma. It is used to treat hay fever and allergy caused due to pollens, animal fur, house dust or mites. It also helps to prevent caused by exercise.

    Mode of drug action


    Levocetirizine Levocetirizine is a H1 receptor blocker which is most commonly used to alleviate symptoms of allergy. H1 receptors are G-protein coupled receptors that are located on the T cells, B- cells, monocytes and lymphocytes. Stimulation of H1 receptors causes inflammatory effects, vasodilation, headache, bronchoconstriction, hypotension and tachycardia. Levocetirizine is an active enantiomer of cetirizine, it blocks the H1 receptors which are commonly activated by histamine- inflammatory mediator and potent vasodilator. Montelukast Montelukast is a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor blocker. Leukotrienes are the inflammatory mediators that are produced by leucocytes. These inflammatory mediators cause inflammation, swelling of airways, bronchoconstriction , and increases mucous production due to which patient develops asthma and has difficulty in breathing. Montelukast binds to cysteinyl leukotriene receptors that are present on the lungs and smooth muscles of bronchi and inhibits the effects of leukotrienes.

    What are the common side effects?

    Levocetirizine The most commonly reported side effects of levocetirizine are drowsiness, dry mouth, nose or throat irritation, sore throat, tiredness, weakness, fever or cough, swelling in the upper and lower limbs, and nosebleed. Montelukast The common side effects of montelukast include dizziness, fatigue, fever, rash, nasal congestion, abdominal pain, cough, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and restlessness.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Individuals allergic to Breaze L medicine or its ingredients should not use the drug.

    • Inform the doctor about the medications used presently as the doctor may prescribe medicines accordingly which may avoid drug interaction.

    • Do not start or discontinue the use of Breaze L medicine without informing the doctor.

    • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Breaze L drug as it may increase the side effects of the drug.

    • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult the doctor before taking Breaze L as it may affect the fetus or the baby.

    • Strictly follow the dosage of Breaze L medicine prescribed by the doctor. Do not take an overdose of Breaze L medicine as it may worsen the condition.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I use this medication? Levocetirizine should be taken with or without food preferably after food with a glass of water. It is recommended to take the medication in the evening as Levocetirizine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. However, consult your physician before use.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for Levocetirizine? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat and sunlight. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Is levocetirizine a steroid or narcotic? Levocetirizine is an antihistamine medication. It is not a narcotic or steroid.

    4. Is levocetirizine used as a decongestant? Yes. Levocetirizine can be used as a decongestant. It evacuates sinuses, clears nasal airways and stuffy nose.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with levocetirizine? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Montelukast

    1. How should I use this medication? Montelukast should be taken with or without food preferably after food with a glass of water. It is recommended to take the medication in the evening as montelukast may cause dizziness or drowsiness. However, consult your physician before use.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for montelukast ? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat and sunlight. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. What long-term effects I might experience with montelukast? Montelukast may cause Churg-Strauss syndrome which is characterized by increase in the number of eosinophiles so the patients should take blood test and should consult the physician immediately if the symptoms of asthma

    4. Is used for exercise-induced asthma? Yes. Montelukast can be used to treat exercise-induced asthma in combination with other medications.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with montelukast? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

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