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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Can my continuous itching and increased leucocyte count be interrelated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a blood infection. My leucocyte count is 11,900/cmm. I am currently on Allegra and Atarax. I have had continuous itching and redness of the body and face for the last 20 to 22 days. Kindly let me know what I should do.  Read Full »


Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching over the body and face can occur because of an allergy, skin infection, or kidney and liver problems. An increase in the leucocyte count is the body's response to the underlying health issue. I suggest you take tablet Montair LC (Levocetirizine and Monte...  Read Full »

What medicines do you suggest for severe cough that developed after a cold?

Query: Hello doctor,I am facing this severe and acute cough for the past three days. I am constantly coughing. It started with a cold and a running nose. I took a Zyrcold tablet for it. It helped with the running nose, but since then I am coughing constantly. There is no fever now, only a persistent cough....  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. You seem to have had an upper respiratory viral infection. Generally, it is a self-limiting illness and settles in a week. However, the symptoms can be bothersome. I suggest the following medicines: 1) Tablet Telekast-L (a combination ...  Read Full »

Is it safe to get injections for severe skin itching during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have red bumps on hands, lower back and legs. It is also itching a lot. In some body portion blood patches had happened due to itching. For this itching Estrogen, LCZ and Lobate are used as current medication, but no use. I am going for liver function test as soon as possible. Are inj...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These are looking like PUPP - Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy or it can be AEP - atopic eruption of pregnancy. In both cases the treatment is the same and there is...  Read Full »

I have recently developed flat pink dots on my chest that do not hurt or itch. What are these?

Query: Hello doctor, I have recently developed flat pink dots on my chest that do not hurt or itch. I have attached a photo of the same. They came after a heavy weekend of drinking and probably the worst hangover I have ever had. The night before the hangover, I had my shirt off for a good time and was out...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post and image (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which you have posted. You have acute onset maculopapular rash, with no other associated symptom like fever, cough, body aches, etc. Any maculopapular rash in adults with no above me...  Read Full »

My son has frequent episodes of itching of the nose and eyes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My 10-year-old son has been suffering from an itchy nose and eyes for the past month. We consulted an eye specialist and an ENT. They both said that it was an allergy and prescribed their medicines. But, there was no sign of improvement. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. What are your son's symptoms? Can you elaborate on those? Please answer a few questions- 1. Do these symptoms occur regularly? 2. Have these occurred before the past month? 3. Do the symptoms worsen or lessen during any time of the day or ...  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 »

I am experiencing itching genitalia. Can you please suggest some medication?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 37 years old. I am suffering from itching genitalia for over one week and the severity would range from low to medium. It is mostly due to sweating in that area. I had applied Topinate cream. Right now, I have severe itching on my genitals, that is testicles, and also the area belo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and they are normal. The liver function test is slightly raised, but there is no need to worry about such levels. The ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is raised. Blood sugar levels are no...  Read Full »

How to manage the itching felt on my anus and the surrounding cracks?

Query: Hi doctor, My anus and the surrounding crack are substantially lighter than the rest of my skin. It makes me think of vitiligo with the way it looks. But I have no idea about what it is. I have no idea how long it has been like this as I typically never looked at the said region. I only noticed i...  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a fungal infection called Tinea corporis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Apply 1 percent Luliconazole cream twice daily in the morning and night for 4 weeks. Avoid scratching and rubbing of lesions. Take tablet Levocetirizine 5 mg at night after ...  Read Full »

Please suggest an alternate tablet for Montair LC.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 53 year old male. I have breathing problem for the past eight to 10 years. I develop breathing difficulty during the humid or warm seasons like July to September, for which I take Montair LC once every two days at night-time. Sometimes, if I forget and I experience breathlessnes...  Read Full »


Dr. Suneel Mukati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history suggests that you have seasonal bronchial asthma. For confirmation, get the chest X-ray and spirometry done. An Asthalin inhaler alone will not be helpful. I suggest you take Fluticasone, alone or in combination with Formoterol (Formoflo 250). ...  Read Full »

Is Levocetirizine sufficient to cure nasal congestion and cough?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 49 year old male. I am suffering from nasal congestion and cough. I am taking only Levocetirizine for this. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your infection will be most probably a viral infection because of the season now. However, we can be sure of that only after a swab is taken and it is cultured to see if there grows any bacteria in it. I give you the following suggestions to take care of the proble...  Read Full »

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