Can I take Levocetirizine daily?

Q. Is it safe to take Levocetirizine daily?

Answered by
Dr. Neeru Bharadwaj
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 24, 2016 and last reviewed on: Jun 06, 2023

Hi doctor,

I am suffering from an allergy. I used to have a runny nose, cough, difficulty in breathing when allergy increases, and also occasional watery itchy eyes. I am not able to eat curd or citrus fruits and I cannot live in cold weather. Usually, the allergy will start with sneezing, a runny nose, and then a cough and difficulty in breathing, and at last chest congestion. I feel better at noon and in hot weather. I also have eosinophilia. I am taking the anti-allergic tablet Levocetirizine daily. Kindly help me.



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It seems that you have seasonal allergies may be due to dust, pollens, pets, etc. So, the best solution is to first find out the cause of allergy and to take preventive measures. Cetirizine can be taken but only for short durations. Gradually stop Cetirizine. You can take homeopathy medicine Kali Bich 30 potency (Kali bichromicum - Potassium dichromate). Take five drops in little water thrice daily. Take this medicine half an hour before meals. You can use a mask when you step out of the home. Do more physical exercise and morning walks for inner strength and yoga. Follow the instructions and revert back after a month.

Hi doctor,

I have this allergy all round the year. I do not have any pets at home. When allergy increases it feels like asthma. I feel better outside and in noon.



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My 16 month baby has same issue of allergy, can he take this KALI BI 30. If yes how many drops
Also he has sleep problem, only sleeps 2-3 hours at night and cry .
Baby dr. was given Levocetrizine and phenergan which don't help a much and also afraid of side effects with those alopathic medicines.
# Hello
Please dont give same medicines of your diseases to the baby.
First give me complete history of the allergy the baby is suffering from.
Its attack timings and thirst, temperature,eating and drinking habits etc.
Then i will revert you accordingly.
About baby:
Random cough, sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes.
He sleep good at day time for 2-4 hours but at night he wakes up every 30 minutes. He sweat a lot while sleeping. Sometime when he wakes up his throat feels little chock like in cold weather. He drink less water. He like salty foods and breast milk. But still we have to force him to eat foods.
# Hello
I have reviewed the symptoms of the baby.
Please follow the following medicines
1.give homeopathic medicine Antimonium tart 30 potency.Give 5 drops in little water once every night.
Continue for 7 days only.
After then tell me the condition
Give steam to the baby at night before sleep.
Hope it helps
3 days ago we stopped after given for 7 days.
While taking this drops he was better in cough, cold as well sleep but appetite was not much improved.
After stopping medicine its same again, wakeup every 30-45 minutes at night, not eating properly, lite cough & cold and lite breathing congestion at night.
# Hello
Please continue the same medicine as said but on alternate days for next 15 days.
The respiratory condition will improve and continue with steam at night.
For appetite give him
1 teaspoon of gripe water early morning and one tsp at night.
Give 1 teaspoon of LIV 52 syrup in little water in the evening.
Everything will be managed gradually.
We have Liv52 drops at home.
Can we give that instead of syrup as you said, if yes how many drops for my 16 month baby.
# Yes you can use that only 4 to 5 drops in little water you can give him. It will improve his appetite.

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