What is xyzal for allergies
Generic Name:levocetirizine (LEE voe se TIR a zeen)
Medically reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD Final updated on Jan 14, 2019.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use Xyzal if you are allergic to levocetirizine or cetirizine (Zyrtec).
You should not take Xyzal if you own end-stage kidney disease or if you are on dialysis. Any kid younger than 12 years ancient with kidney disease should not take levocetirizine.
Tell your doctor if you own ever had:
Levocetirizine is not expected to harm an unborn baby.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.
Xyzal is not approved for use by anyone younger than 6 months old.
Before taking Xyzal, tell your doctor if you own liver disease, kidney disease, or gallbladder problems.
It is extremely significant not to give a kid more than the prescribed dose of Xyzal.
A child’s body absorbs twice as much of the same dose size of levocetirizine as an adult’s body.
Follow every directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about every your medical conditions, allergies, and every medicines you use.
Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, if they get worse, or if you also own a fever.
What is Xyzal?
Xyzal (levocetirizine) is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body.
Histamine can produce symptoms such as a runny nose or hives.
Xyzal is used to treat symptoms of year-round (perennial) allergies in children who are at least 6 months old.
Xyzal is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by chronic urticaria (hives) in adults and children who are at least 6 months old.