Non sedating anti histamine
I usually keep an Allegra allergy medication on hand and I was considering switching to this new over-the-counter drug because antihistamines added to the free market usually get progressively better.
If you have kidney disease or are on dialysis, you should not take this medication and you should make your doctor aware of these conditions that you have.
This is considered a “third-generation” non-sedative antihistamine derived from the second-generation.
As a chemical, levoceterizine is the active enantiomer of cetirizine.
If you have conditions that give you problems with urination, like enlarged prostate or spinal cord lesion, you should reconsider this medication.
Pregnant and nursing mothers should not take levocetirizine because it can be transmitted to your baby through the bloodstream or breast milk.
An enantiomer is a compound with the exact same makeup of atoms, but in a different mirrored arrangement.