Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is prescribed to treat allergic symptoms such as runny nose,watery eyes and itchiness 

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml contains Levocetirizine (an antihistamine)

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be taken orally (via mouth)

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is prescribed to children and adults alike 

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be used only when necessary

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested under doctor’s advisement

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Type

Syrup

Feature

2.5mg/5ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Levocetirizine

Composition

Levocetirizine 2.5 mg / 5 ml

Brand

Asian Continental

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml was created to bring relief to patients suffering from allergies and allergic reactions by working blocking histamine and its effects on the human body. A tablespoon or half a teaspoon per day is commonly prescribed to patients to be ingested either with or without food. The dosage of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is dependent upon the patient’s age, medical condition, patient’s response to the drug, any medications patient might be having along with Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml and any adverse effects felt by the patient. It is recommended that patients ingest Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml at the same time each day and put an alarm as a reminder if need be.

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 6 years. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml may be ingested by pregnant and lactating women if extremely necessary and with the consent of a physician as trace amounts of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml can be detected in breast milk. If the patient is having other prescription drugs along with {{product} they must inform their doctor before taking Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml as drugs such as erythromycin, HIV drugs, antifungals, and anti-anxiety drugs are said to interact with Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml negatively.

Adverse effects of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml are rarely felt and effects such as dry mouth, fatigue, and drowsiness tend to resolve on their own in a few hours. If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Indications

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml can be used to treat:

  • Runny nose
  • Allergies
  • Watery eyes
  • Sneezing 
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Hay fever
  • Eczema 
  • Insect bites/stings 
  • Urticaria 

How Does Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml Work?

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as Antihistamines that work by blocking Histamine and its effects on the human body. Histamine is a natural substance found in the body that is very helpful in helping the immune system fight external and harmful invaders but reaction with pollen, insect bites, and other irritants can lead to an allergic reaction which Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml can successfully prevent.

How To Use Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml? 

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested orally (by mouth) either with or without food with plenty of water to help dilute the taste of the medicine. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested on the advice of a physician and only for the period prescribed, not more. The dosage ought to be carefully measured by an adult if Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is used to treat children. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not recommended for infants or children under the age of 6 years.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A tablespoon to two is commonly ingested by adults aged 18 years and above. This drug is also available in tablet form, which most adults prefer over syrup.

Child Dosage

Half a teaspoon or a tablespoon (2.5ml or 5ml) per day is prescribed for patients under 18 years of age. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not prescribed to patients aged 6 years and below.

Elderly Dosage 

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is safe to be ingested by patients aged 65 years and above. A lower dose of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml might be prescribed if the patient is suffering from kidney or liver impairment.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

It is considered safe to prescribe Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml to pregnant and lactating mothers if extremely necessary, since trace amounts of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml are found in breast milk and may result in mild side effects in the baby. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested under the advice and care of a doctor and for the period specified only.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml:

  • Allergy to Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe liver disease/impairment
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease/impairment
  • Moderate to severe lung disease/impairment 
  • Alcohol abuse 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml:

  • Old age
  • Diabetes
  • Other medicines that may cause drowsiness
  • Phenylketonuria 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml

  • Anti-anxiety medications
  • Opioids 
  • Muscle relaxants 
  • Cough medications 
  • Alcohol 
  • Ketoconazole (antifungal)
  • Erythromycin (antibiotic)
  • Cimetidine (used to treat stomach ailments)
  • HIV treatment drugs (ritonavir, saquinavir)
  • Antipyrine 
  • Theophylline 
  • Pseudoephedrine 

Adverse Effects 

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Dry mouth 
  • Fatigue 
  • Drowsiness
  • Disturbances in sleeping pattern 
  • Stomach problems (nausea, diarrhea, vomiting)

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Blurred vision 
  • Fainting 
  • Hypertension 
  • Difficulty in urinating 
  • Headache 

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Mouth- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day, chewing sugarless gum, using alcohol-free mouthwash, allowing ice to melt in the mouth, or using a saliva substitute.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest, and not overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling drowsy -If the medication makes you feel drowsy or sleepy, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

FAQs

#1. How To Store Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2. Can I Drive After Taking This Medication?

This medication is known to make you drowsy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#3. What If I Take Too Much Of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

It is safe to have a few tablespoons over the recommended dose as Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is relatively safe with very few adverse effects. Excessive intake of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml may lead to headaches and the patient is advised to inform a medical professional of the overdose as soon as possible.

#4. What If I Miss A Dose Of Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#5. How Is Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml Supposed To Be Taken?

{{product} is to be ingested orally once daily or as per a doctor’s prescription. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be taken either with or without food with plenty of water to help dilute the taste of the medicine. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is to be ingested on the advice of a physician and only for the period prescribed, not more. The dosage ought to be carefully measured out by an adult if Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is used to treat children aged 1 year and above. Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is not recommended for infants.

#6. How Does Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml Work?

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as Antihistamines that work by blocking Histamine and its effects on the human body. Histamine is a natural substance found in the body that is very helpful in helping the immune system fight external and harmful invaders but reaction with pollen, insect bites, and other irritants can lead to an allergic reaction which Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml can successfully prevent.

#7. Will Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml Affect My Sexual Activity?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#8. Can I Take Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml During My Pregnancy?

Yes, Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy if extremely necessary and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#9. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

  • Dry mouth 
  • Fatigue 
  • Drowsiness
  • Disturbances in sleeping pattern 
  • Stomach problems (nausea, diarrhea, vomiting)

#10. How Long Does Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml Take To Show Effect?

Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml starts to work and bring about changes in the human body an hour after ingestion.

#11. Is It Safe To Have Painkillers While Taking Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml?

Not all pain killers are safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml. Opioid painkillers have been shown to react negatively with Atiza 2.5mg/5ml Syrup 60 ml.