Long Term Use Of Levocetirizine

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Shafayet Says:


I am suffering from chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) since 2005 and taking Levocetirizine 5mg every alternate day. Is there any possibility of serious side effect as i am taking it for long time? Levocetirizine or Ebastine which one will be the better choice for long-term use in CIU?



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Verwon Says:

What has your doctor advised?

There are always risks associated with the long-term use of any medication, including the possibility of organ damage, such as that which may occur to the liver, since most medications are processed through it.

As to which one may be better, it is hard to say, because they all carry the possibility of risks. Only you and your doctor can decide what is right and carries the least risk for you.

You can learn more about both of them here:

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Levocetirizine/­

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Ebastine/­

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Shafayet Karim Says:

Thanks Verwon for your reply.
none of my doctors were able to give me a proper guideline rather most of them are in favour of switching on to another antihistamine. Do you think it is rational? However, i myself decided to reduce the dose as low as possible and increase the interval time as long as my symptom allows.Accordingly i reduced the dose of Levocetirizine to 2.5 mg.and taking it biweekly for the last one month.Well, i am getting satisfactory result till now. i am anticipating to cut the dose further. But my main concern is how long?

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Rohan Says:

I am suffering from itches & swollen on my skin from 8 months. Doctor advised me to take TECZINE tablet daily for iong time & he told me that it does not have side effects.But my problem is not cured. I am taking this tablet from 7 months.Please reply.

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Bob Says:

Instead of medication, have your mother take you to the tanning bed for 30-minute sessions on 4 consecutive days. Get a little burned and the CIU will disappear and won't bother you again.

I am a physician. I give everyone the same advice and it always works.

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Alex Says:

I just want to ask if this Levocetirizine i am taking now once a day every night could cure my allergy?
or it will just subside and come back again? I'm using this product for almost 5 months now.... How this Allergy be threat permanently?

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V kumar Says:

Is long term usage of levocetrizine is any way harmful ?

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was a urticaria patient Says:

I know that feel bro cause I have experienced it for the past 10 months , In this case the reason for your disorder("chronic urticaria is the name") remains unknown even for your doctor. So don't think you doctor cannot figure it out. 95% of cases reasons still remains unknown. I would advise you to change the bedroom , bed , clothes , and one more important thing. 20% of the urticaria patients get it because of parasites in the intestine. If you are in India i would prefer you to take Bandy plus since my doctor prescribed it. Soon it will go bro.

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mores Says:
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I m using teczine tab since one year i have gained weight n if i stop using that tab itching starts plz help me to loss weight n itching

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Rahul Says:
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My wife is using levocitrizine for skin allergy since past 5 years.
Any possible side effect

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Sarah Says:
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Had hives for months now,the moment I stop taking levocetirizine it starts popping out in large welts and itches.do this hives actually go or I have to depend on the drug.it's driving me nuts. And depriving me of the life I wanna have.or what do u suggest I take to make it go away.my doctors cant find what causes it. I stopped going to school because people stay away from me,when it comes outta my skin.

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kirti Says:

I am using xyzal 5mg from last 4 years ,as I have visited many skin specialist but no one could even found the reason behind my skin problem, I usually feel it more in summers and less in winters, In summers I need to take it on every evening. While in winters I skip one or two days. I want to ask is there any other medicine which I can use instead of xyzal because it make fell very lazy ,I even can't wake up in the morning on time.

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Surya Says:
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How long I can use motuklast levocetrizine..is long term means 1 yrs harmful

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Imran khatib Says:
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I am suffering from itching problem since last 5 years and i take lecope every alternate day.is this dose harmful to me.plz reply

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nair Says:
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I was suffering from same kind of allergy at my teenage. Almost 4 years I suffered. Later I was advised by a doctor to take loradatine tablet gradually it vanished. Now almost after 10 years it has started again.

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Chandrahas Says:
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I also have rough thick silver dry skin on toes, elbow and on finger joints.i am taking levoctrizine for 2 months it works to reduce the scales but whenever i stop taking levoctrizine it appear again dont know how it could be cure...please advise me how i can cure it.

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Bengty Says:
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I use levocetiricin 5 mg 1 pill everyday. I have allergie rhinitis if i stop take levocetiricin one day i have symtoms runny nose itchy eyes; mouth; and in ear it anoise me every time. So What are any problem when i use levocetiricin long time?

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sanuj Says:

hi Shafayet Karim....currently im facing same situation as u faced and following the same proedure...i need ur advice and results u have...its been long time u posted this.plz try to reply ur results and advice

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Mavil Says:
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Am taking xyzal for straight three and a half years now.But am very worried about the side effects because my doctor told me that I need to take this medicine forever

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