LEVOCETIRIZINE + BETAMETHASONE - Uses, Warnings, Side Effects, Precautions, Overdose and Brands
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LEVOCETIRIZINE + BETAMETHASONE

Levocetirizine + betamethasone is a combination drug that contains levocetirizine, an antihistamine, and betamethasone, a steroid drug. Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that used to relieve allergy and its symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, tingling eyes or nose, and wheezing. It is likewise used to diminish itching and rashes. It works by hindering histamine that your body produces during a hypersensitive response.

Betamethasone is a steroid drug that utilized for various inflammatory problems such as joint inflammation and systemic lupus erythematosus, skin disorders, asthma, angioedema, inflammatory bowel diseases, cancers, and other diseases.

Levocetirizine + betamethasone is used for the short term treatment of urticaria and intermittent perennial or persistent allergic rhinitis.

Do not give Levocetirizine + betamethasone to people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity to Levocetirizine or Betamethasone
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Severe hepatic impairment
  • Systemic infections
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation

Levocetirizine + betamethasone may have the following side effects:

  • Hypersensitivity and anaphylaxis
  • Angioneurotic edema
  • Fixed drug eruption
  • Pruritus
  • Rash
  • Urticaria

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Patients with moderate or severe renal impairment
  • Hypovolemia, or dehydration
  • Patients with a history of hemorrhagic diasthesis
  • Cerebrovascular bleeding
  • Asthma
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation

 

Interactions

Levocetirizine + betamethasone may interact with the following medicines:

  • Levocetirizine
  • Betamethasone
  • Corticosteroids

Symptoms of overdose may include:

  • Severe drowsiness
  • Mood changes
  • Restlessness
  • Agitation

Seek medical help immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Synactiv

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