Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S

Description

  • Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is prescribed to treat allergic symptoms such as runny nose,watery eyes and itchiness 
  • Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S contains levocetirizine (an antihistamine)
  • Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be taken orally (via mouth)
  • Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is prescribed to children and adults alike 
  • A strip of 10mg of Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S containing 10 tablets is sold and packaged together 
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Type

Tablet

Feature

5mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Levocetirizine

Composition

Levocetirizine 5 mg

Brand

Asian Continental

Prescription Required

No

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

About

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is dependent upon the patient’s age, medical condition, patient’s response to the drug, any medications patient might be having along with Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S and any adverse effects felt by the patient. It is recommended that patients ingest Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S at the same time each day and put an alarm as a reminder if need be.

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 6 years. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S may be ingested by pregnant and lactating women if extremely necessary and with the consent of a physician as trace amounts of Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S as drugs such as erythromycin, HIV drugs, antifungals, and anti-anxiety drugs are said to interact with Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S negatively.

Adverse effects of Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S can be used to treat:

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

How Does Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S Work?

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S can successfully prevent.

How To Use Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S? 

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is used to treat children. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not recommended for infants or children under the age of 6 years.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A tablet is prescribed mostly per day. 

Child Dosage

A tablet per day is prescribed for patients under 18 years of age; though for patients aged 6-12 years, the dosage may be halved depending upon the patient’s weight, symptoms, and response to the drug. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not safe to be prescribed to children under 6 years of age.

Elderly Dosage 

A lower dose of Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S might be prescribed if the patient is suffering from kidney or liver impairment.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

It is considered safe to prescribe Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S to pregnant and lactating mothers if extremely necessary, since trace amounts of Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S are found in breast milk and may result in mild side effects in the baby. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  • 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S

  • 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S.

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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

It is safe to have a few tablespoons over the recommended dose as Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is relatively safe with very few adverse effects. Excessive intake of Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S Supposed To Be Taken?

{{product} is to be ingested orally once daily or as per a doctor’s prescription. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be taken either with or without food with plenty of water to help dilute the taste of the medicine. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is used to treat children aged 1 year and above. Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not recommended for infants.

#6. How Does Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S Work?

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S can successfully prevent.

#7. Will Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S Affect My Sexual Activity?

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

#8. Can I Take Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S During My Pregnancy?

Yes, Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

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

#10. How Long Does Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S Take To Show Effect?

Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S 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 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Not all pain killers are safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S. Opioid painkillers have been shown to react negatively with Atiza 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S.