Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride CAS 130018-87-0 Anti Histaminic
|Product Name:||Levocetirizine dihydrochloride|
|Synonyms:||LEVOCETIRIZINE 2HCL;LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHCL;LEVOCETIRIZINE
acid dihydrochloride; LevocetrizineHCl;LEVOCITIRIZINE
|Product Categories:||API's;Levocetirizine;Histamine receptor;API;Levocitirizine
- Levocetirizine (as levocetirizine dihydrochloride) is a
third-generation, non-sedating antihistamine, developed from the
second-generation antihistamine cetirizine. Chemically,
levocetirizine is the active enantiomer of cetirizine.
- It is the R-enantiomer of the cetirizine.
- Levocetirizine is an inverse agonist that decreases activity at
histamine H1 receptors. This in turn prevents the release of other
allergy chemicals and increased blood supply to the area, and
provides relief from the typical symptoms of hay fever.
- It does not prevent the actual release of histamine from mast
Levocetirizine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms
such as wateryeyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives,
It works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that
your body makes during an allergic reaction.
Levocetirizine comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth. It's
typically taken once a day in the evening with or without food.
Your dosage will be based on your age, medical condition, and
response to treatment.
Follow the instructions on your prescription label carefully when
taking this medication. Don't take more or less than your doctor
Common Side Effects of Levocetirizine
You should tell your doctor if any of the following side effects
become severe or don't go away:
- Sleepiness or tiredness
- Sore throat
- Stuffy nose
- Dry mouth
- Diarrhea or constipation
Levocetirizine and Weight Gain
Weight gain is not a common side effect of Levocetirizine. but some
patients do report it.
You can prevent weight gain by following a healthy diet and