Xyzal is a medicinal preparation used to curb allergic reactions. It acts on account of its anti-histaminic properties which help to control manifestation of many allergic disorders. The medicine is available in the form of oral tablet and syrup.
One tablet of Xyzal 5mg consists of 5 mg Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride. The amount of Levocetirizine Hydrochloride depends on the strength of the medicine.
Xyzal is an anti-allergic medication used to control symptoms of several allergic disorders. A few health conditions which respond well to Xyzal have been mentioned below:
Patients should not start consuming Xyzal on their own if they develop any of these conditions. The medicine should be consumed only after consulting with a doctor.
Levocetirizine dihydrochloride which is the key ingredient of Xyzal, is known to produce mild side effects in some cases. These side effects are not fatal and subside without any medical treatment. Some of the commonly and rarely observed side effects have been mentioned below:
If any side effects of the drugs are experienced patients must inform their doctor immediately. The dose of Xyzal can be altered accordingly. Sometimes the side effects subside on their own and are not dangerous. However, sometimes the side effects are more severe and require medical attention.
The therapeutic effect of Xyzal is due to its suppressing action on the release of histamine. This action may not be beneficial for patients every time and therefore, certain precaution has to be exercised while patients are on Xyzal. Some of these precautions are mentioned below:
Besides these precautions, the doctor might provide some instructions depending on the patient's general health. It is very important to follow each of those instructions to maximize the beneficial effect of Xyzal.
Xyzal is a compound of Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride. Other medicines with the same composition can be used in place of Xyzal if the doctor sees it fit. Names of few such medicines have been mentioned below:
It is advisable to consult with a doctor before starting medication for any allergy. Patients should not choose medicines on their own but rather take them only with a doctor's prescription.
Your doctor will advise you to consume Xyzal tablet after food in order to avoid developing acidity. The dosage depends on your health condition and severity of symptoms.
Xyzal consumption must be stopped only once the symptoms of allergic reaction have completely stopped. Patients should ask their doctor before discontinuing the medication. However, if any of the side effects mentioned earlier in the article are manifested, then the patients should discontinue the medicine and consult with their doctor immediately. Further dosage of Xyzal has to be decided depending on how soon the side effects reduce.
Xyzal has successfully cured common allergic conditions like rhinitis, dermatitis, urticaria etc. But more severe form of allergies do not respond to this medication. Severe attacks of angioedema or anaphylaxis require immediate hospitalization. Patients should not try to curb these conditions using Xyzal.