What is Tancet L?
Tancet-L 5 MG Tablet is a very effective and powerful medicine to treat allergic symptoms. Seasonal allergies that cause a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing or skin itching, and the hive can also be effectively treated with this medicine.
Manufactured By – Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
Other variants and compositions
|Tancet L Tablet||Levocetirizine (5mg)|
|Tancet Cold Tablet||Cetirizine (5mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen (325mg) + Phenylephrine (5mg)|
|Tancet Cold Suspension||Cetirizine (2.5mg/5ml) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen (125mg/5ml) + Phenylephrine (2.5mg/5ml)|
|Tancet Syrup||Cetirizine (5mg/5ml)|
|Tancet 10 Mg Tablet||Cetirizine (10mg)|
What does Tancet L contain?
Tancet L tablet’s composition is 5 mg of levocetirizine (anti-allergic medication) in every tablet.
Tancet L Price in India
|Specifics||Tancet L Price|
|Strip of 10 Tablets||Rs 3.75|
What are Tancet L used for?
Tancet L is most commonly given for seasonal and long-term rhinitis and urticaria. This medication can also be used to get relief from itching caused due to hives.
How Does Tancet L Work?
When our body produces more than enough histamine, allergic symptoms occur. Tancet-L 5 MG Tablet works by blocking the action of histamine thereby reducing the allergic symptoms.
How to Take Tancet L?
Swallow Tancet L 5 MG Tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break or crush the tablet. The absorption of levocetirizine is not affected by food and hence can be taken with or without food.
Common Dosage for Tancet L?
Tancet L comes in a dose of 5 mg levocetirizine per tablet. Your doctor may prescribe you a different dose depending upon your age, the severity of your condition, medical history and your body’s reaction after the first dose.
When to Avoid Tancet L 5 MG Tablet?
You should avoid Tancet L 5 MG Tablet if you:
- Have an allergy to levocetirizine
- Have end-stage kidney disease and creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/min
Side Effects of Tancet L 5 MG Tablet
Some of the reported side effects of Tancet L 5 MG Tablet are:
- A sore throat
- Dry mouth
- Inflammation and redness of throat and nose
- A cough
- Bleeding from the nose
What Are The Effects of Tancet L 5 MG Tablet on Organs?
Use this medication with caution if you are suffering from a kidney disease. In such cases, dose adjustment of Tancet L Tablet may be needed. If you are suffering from severe kidney disease you must not use this medication. Please consult your doctor. Tancet L 5 MG Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Tancet L Tablet is recommended.
Are There Any Reported Allergic Reactions?
Allergic reactions that may occur with Tancet L 5 MG Tablet are troubled breathing, restlessness, irritability, etc. Consult your doctor if you experience any allergic symptoms.
Drug Interactions to Be Careful About
Tell your doctor if you are taking drugs certain drugs as it may worsen the side effects. One needs to be careful of the following drugs when consuming Tancet L 5 MG Tablet:
- Anxiety Medication
- Sleeping pills
Effects/Results After Consuming Tancet L 5 MG Tablet
The effect of Tancet L 5 MG Tablet can be observed within an hour of oral administration. You will notice your allergic symptoms fading away. The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
Things to Know About Tancet L 5 MG Tablet
Is Tancet L Tablet addictive?
No habit-forming tendencies are reported.
Can I have Tancet L 5 MG Tablet with alcohol?
It is not wise to consume alcohol as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Any particular food item to be avoided?
Consult your doctor regarding foods to be avoided when taking Tancet L 5 MG Tablet.
Can I have Tancet L 5 MG Tablet when pregnant?
Tancet L 5 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Can I have Tancet L 5 MG Tablet when feeding a baby?
Tancet L 5 MG Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Can I drive after taking Tancet L 5 MG Tablet?
Tancet L 5 MG Tablet has been seen to cause dizziness, sleepiness, tiredness, or decrease alertness. Hence, it is it not recommended to drive after consuming this medicine.
What happens if I overdose on Tancet L Tablet?
Too much of Tancet L Tablet can lead to extensive drowsiness. Immediately consult your doctor in case of an overdose.
What happens if I eat expired Tancet L Tablet?
Taking a single dose of expired Tancet L Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. The expired drug may become ineffective in treating your conditions. Always check the label of the drug before consuming it.
What happens if I miss a dose of Tancet L Tablet?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. You must skip the missed dose if it is already time for the next dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Storage Requirements for Tancet L 5 MG Tablet
- Store at room temperature away from light and moisture.
- Do not store in moist places like the bathroom.
- Keep away from the reach of children and pets.
Pro Tips When Taking Tancet L 5 MG Tablet
- In patients with both hepatic impairment and renal impairment, adjustment of the dose is recommended.
- The elderly and the very elderly patient is more sensitive to the effects of levocetirizine. Caution must be taken in such patient population.
- Take Tancet L 5 MG Tablet at bedtime as it can make you drowsy.
- Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions.
- Set an alarm or ask any family member to remind you if you are missing your dose regularly.