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TECZINE 5MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 88

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TECZINE 5MG TAB

Teczine 5Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Teczine 5Mg tablet, belonging to a group of medicines known as anti-histamines, is safe and effective medicine commonly prescribed non-sedating H1-antihistamine approved for symptomatic treatment in patients with allergic disorders such as rhino-conjunctivitis, urticaria and in asthma prevention. This medicine is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions such as congestion, watery eyes, runny nose, stuffy nose, hives and sneezing. It is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm during exercise in adolescents and adults. By blocking certain chemical messengers in the body, the tablet reduces itching, rashes, inflammation in airways and makes breathing easier. However, the uses mentioned for this tablet are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Teczine 5Mg tablet is Levocetirizine 5Mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Levocetirizine, an antihistamine, treats symptoms like itching, inflammation and rashes by blocking the effects of histamine (chemical messenger) in the body.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Teczine 5Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet formulation
  • End stage renal disease
  • Patients undergoing haemodialysis
  • Caution:
  • Increased risk of urinary retention
  • Pre-existing psychiatric disorders
  • Prostatic hyperplasia
  • Spinal cord lesion
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Mild to moderate renal impairment
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Teczine 5Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Asthenia
  • Cough
  • Constipation
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain
  • Upper respiratory tract disorders

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Insomnia
  • Somnolence
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • CNS depression
  • Otitis media
  • Pruritis
How to Use

How to Use

Take Teczine 5Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet may be taken with or without food. Do not take the tablet with fruit juice. Increase the intake of fluids to avoid excessive dry mouth caused by the tablet, as continued dry mouth can lead to dental disease. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Teczine 5Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Drowsiness
  • Agitation
  • Restlessness
  • Sleep disorder
  • Pruritis
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Teczine 5Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this medicine is not suggested in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.

Liver:

The tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustments of the tablet may not be needed. However, if you have any hepatic problems, we recommend you to consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Teczine 5Mg tablet is generally considered safe during pregnancy when taken in prescribed dose. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medicine may pass through the breastmilk. Larger doses or prolonged use of the tablet causes drowsiness and other effects in the baby. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Teczine 5Mg tablet is not recommended as it increases the side effects of the tablet. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Grape fruit has been shown to scale back the bioavailability of the the tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Teczine 5Mg tablet with seizure medicines (carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital), rifamycin antibiotics (rifampin, rifabutin), fluconazole, ketoconazole, erythromycin, gemfibrozil.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
  • Keep the tablet out of reach of children, away from moisture and light.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Levocetirizine for:

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions.

How does Levocetirizine work:

It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

How should Levocetirizine be used:

It comes as a tablet, syrup to take by mouth with or without food. Adult: Oral- 2.5-5 mgday in the evening. Max: 5 mgday.

Common side effects of Levocetirizine :

Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Levocetirizine :

Do not give to a child who has kidney disease. If you have an allergy to levocetirizine, cetirizine, or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have very bad kidney disease. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Levocetirizine with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Levocetirizine :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antihistamines & Antiallergics


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Teczine 5Mg tablet?

The tablet belongs to a group of drugs known as anti-histamines, is safe and effective medicine commonly prescribed non-sedating H1-antihistamine approved for symptomatic treatment in patients with allergic disorders such as rhino-conjunctivitis, urticaria and in asthma prevention. This medicine is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions such as congestion, watery eyes, runny nose, stuffy nose, hives and sneezing. It is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm during exercise in adolescents and adults. By blocking certain chemical messengers in the body, the tablet reduces itching, rashes, inflammation in airways and makes breathing easier.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Teczine 5Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, diarrhea, fatigue, asthenia, cough, conjunctivitis, dry mouth, upper respiratory tract infection, abdominal pain. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as insomnia, somnolence, nasopharyngitis, pruritis, otitis media, CNS depression.

Q3. Should we take Teczine 5Mg tablet with food or without food?

This tablet may be taken with or without food. Increase the intake of fluids to avoid excessive dry mouth caused by the tablet, as continued dry mouth can lead to dental disease.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Teczine 5Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised for patients with history of end stage renal disease, undergoing haemodialysis, pre-existing psychiatric disorders, spinal cord lesion, prostatic hyperplasia, mild to moderate renal impairment, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Teczine 5Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Teczine 5Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Teczine 5Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to drowsiness, agitation, restlessness, sleep disorder, pruritis.

Q7. Can I take Teczine 5Mg tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet is generally considered safe during pregnancy when taken in prescribed dose. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Teczine 5Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Teczine 5Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases the side effects of the tablet. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Teczine 5Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Teczine 5Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Teczine 5Mg tablet to children?

This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Teczine 5Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 1-2 hours of administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Teczine 5Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active on the body is approximately 24 hours.

Q15. Can we take Teczine 5Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two tablets per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Teczine 5Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Teczine 5Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

Packed By

SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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