Levocetirizine

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine commonly used to treat allergy, running nose, sneezing, eye watering, skin rashes and itching in general. It is a nonsedating form derived from Cetirizine.

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Why do I develop rashes after eating chicken, and can you please help me interpret the reports?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female, and I have been getting severe itching at nights mostly. I have got my allergy report, but I am unable to understand it. If I eat chicken or anything that sort,  my skin starts getting bumps and itchy at night. And if I scratch a little, these bumps break a...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed acute urticaria. The cause of acute urticaria are many, but the most common are food, drugs, infection, or worm infestation. Your allergy...  Read Full »

Can medicines for head and earache cause tinnitus in me?

Query: Hello doctor, I was having a severe headache and ear disturbances (fullness). After consultation with an ENT doctor, Augmentin antibiotic and Actifed cold were prescribed for me. In the process of taking the drugs, I started having tinnitus (ringing and buzzing in the ear), which has refused to sto...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumar Ashutosh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know the following: Whether your problem is with one ear or both the ears. Do you have any hearing loss, vertigo, or ear discharge? Was any hearing test done? Is there any history of cough and cold before the ear problem? Is there any history o...  Read Full »

Does a stuffed ear mean I have Menier's disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a feeling that my right ear is stuffed. I have no other symptoms. My GP just gave me antibiotics. But, I am worried that I might have something serious since I used to know somebody with Meniere's disease.  Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For how long are you having these symptoms?  Do you have a history of nasal congestion or throat infection in the recent past? Revert with more information to an ENT otolaryngologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/ENT-Otolaryngologist  Read Full »

Why do I have a stuffy nose, headache, and pain inside the nose after the nasal endoscopy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a nasal endoscopy without Lidocaine for rhinitis before seven months. I did not have any side effects after the procedure. However, yesterday, I had another nasal endoscopy with Lidocaine. Now my nose is stuffy, and I have also got a headache, pain inside the nose, and it hurts when...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Lidocaine can cause some mucosal membrane dryness. I suggest you continue tablet Xyzal (Levocetirizine) for a week and stop Dymista (Azelastine hydrochloride and Fluticasone propionate) because it contains an antihistamine that can treat allergy...  Read Full »

My father's intense hiccups completely disappears on taking Nukast. Is it safe for him to take that?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 68 years old. He takes Novorapid 3 times, 8-8-12 and Lantus at night 18 unit, above that taking Olmesor 40, Rozucor ASP 10, Cilacar 10. For the past 8-9 months new problem of hiccups arises while taking food and drinking water and about to stop his breath. If he takes Nu...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand from your query that your father, who is diabetic and hypertensive, suffers from hiccups problem since eight months. He has hiccups while taking food or water. Can I get more details? Does he have hiccups or cough? Both are different. Is his sugar and p...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for tree needle allergy?

Query: Hi doctor, A chinese fir tree needle stuck in my arm. It caused a red bump or rash on my arm. The infected area has spread and has grown. It is itchy and burning. I am taking Epipen injection for my mushroom allergy. I had two Benadryl tablets and Hydrocortisone for the rashes. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details quoted. With the history of your being allergic to mushrooms there is every possibility for you to have an allergic response to other environmental allergens. Did you ever have contact dermatitis to any objects like a watch or an...  Read Full »

How to cure the chest congestion, nose block, and cough in me after a recent weather change?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a chest congestion and nose block leading to the formation of a thick yellow mucus when I wake up in the morning. This started after a recent weather change in my city and I have this problem for a week now. I have not taken any medication yet. I do not have any other health is...  Read Full »


Dr. Murali R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following medications: Alex cough syrup (a combination of Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, and Chlorpheniramine) 10 ml, after food, morning and night till the cough subside and your chest congestion is relieved. Tablet Levocetirizine for cold, a...  Read Full »

Cetirizine and Paracetamol for Fever

Query: Hi doctor, When I have the fever, can I take Cetirizine in the morning and then Paracetamol in the afternoon?  Read Full »


Dr. Geethu Thomas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You mentioned that you have the fever. You can use Paracetamol. You can take it up to three times a day and can stop if your temperature comes down. Now, coming to Cetirizine, it is used for allergy, cold, etc. If you are having a flu type of fever, that is, feve...  Read Full »

Please suggest a remedy for fever, cough and green sputum.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain all over my body. Last night, I had chills with chest congestion and green sputum. The physician gave me Avelox and Medrol dose packs. Would that be fine?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your doctor has given you the medicines of my choice. I would prefer to add an anti-allergic like Levocetirizine once daily for five days and, for fever, I suggest Paracetamol. I am sure your fever will go away in three to five days. But, your cough may take time. ...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for rashes appearing under the armpits of my 5-year-old daughter?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 5 years old. A few weeks ago, rashes started appearing under her armpits. It is like one bigger wound with rough dots. It is not getting any better and is spreading now. There are also some dots on the tummy, but it is primarily present under the armpits. It is for the fir...  Read Full »


Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. It looks like atopic dermatitis with secondary bacterial infection. I suggest using; a) Mometasone Fusidic acid cream at morning and afternoon for seven days. b) Tacrolimus (0.1%) ointment at night for 15 da...  Read Full »

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