Seasonix : Each film-coated tablet contains Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride INN 5 mg.
Seasonix oral solution: Each 5 ml solution contains Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride INN 2.5 mg.
Seasonix tablet is a preparation of Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride. Levocetirizine is the active (levo) isomer of Cetirizine. It is a new highly effective and well-tolerated non-sedating antihistamine with potent antiallergic properties. It has a two-fold higher affinity for H1-receptors than Cetirizine. Levocetirizine has a rapid and long-lasting action, allowing once-a-day administration.
Treatment of symptoms associated with allergic conditions such as seasonal allergic rhinitis, perennial allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Dosage & Administration
• Adult and children 12 years of age and older: 5mg once daily
• Children 6 to 11 years of age: 2.5mg (1/2 tablet or 1 teaspoon oral solution) once daily
• Children 6 months to 5 years of age: 1.25 mg (1/2 teaspoon oral solution) once daily
Generally Levocetirizine is well tolerated. However, a few side effects like headache, dry mouth, fatigue and skin rash have been reported rarely.
Seasonix is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any of its ingredients.
Use in Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy: The safety of Levocetirizine in pregnancy has not been established. Therefore, it should be used with caution during pregnancy and only if the benefits to the mother outweigh any risks to the fetus.
Lactation: Levocetirizine passes into breast milk. So, it should be used with caution in nursing mothers and only if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than the possible risk to the nursing infant.
Not recommended for use in children less than 6 years of age.
No clinically important drug interactions have been reported.
No clinically relevant adverse events have been reported in case of overdosage. However, in the event of overdosage, symptomatic and supportive treatment is recommended.
Seasonix : Each box contains 10 blister strips of 10 tablets.
Seasonix Oral Solution: Each bottle contains 60 ml solution of Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride INN.