Laveta-A Capsule SR

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Laveta-A Capsule SR


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MANUFACTURER

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Levocetirizine (5mg) + Ambroxol (75mg)
Overview

INTRODUCTION

Laveta-A Capsule SR is a combination medicine used in the treatment of cough. It relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, running nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling, and congestion or stiffness. It also thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

Laveta-A Capsule SR is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are stomach upset, dryness in mouth, headache, fatigue, and allergic reaction. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make dizziness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney and liver diseases. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF LAVETA-A CAPSULE SR

  • Cough

SIDE EFFECTS OF LAVETA-A CAPSULE SR

Common
  • Upset stomach
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Allergic reaction

HOW TO USE LAVETA-A CAPSULE SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Laveta-A Capsule SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW LAVETA-A CAPSULE SR WORKS

Laveta-A Capsule SR is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and ambroxol which relieve cough. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic that treats runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings Alcohol
Laveta-A Capsule SR may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
warnings Pregnancy
Laveta-A Capsule SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Breastfeeding
Information regarding the use of Laveta-A Capsule SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Driving
Laveta-A Capsule SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings Kidney
Laveta-A Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Laveta-A Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Laveta-A Capsule SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
warnings Liver
Laveta-A Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Laveta-A Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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