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Levocetirizine Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with levocetirizine:


Levocetirizine (Includes levocetirizine) ↔ renal impairment

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Renal Dysfunction

The use of levocetirizine is contraindicated in patients with end-stage renal disease (CrCl < 10 mL/min), and in patients undergoing hemodialysis. It is also contraindicated in pediatric patients (ages 6 months to 11 years) with impaired renal function. Levocetirizine is excreted by the kidneys and the risk of adverse reactions is greater in patients with renal impairment. Caution is advised.


Levocetirizine (Includes levocetirizine) ↔ urinary retention

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Urinary Tract Obstruction

Urinary retention has been reported postmarketing in patients using levocetirizine. Caution is advised in patients with predisposing factors of urinary retention such as patients with prostatic hyperplasia, or spinal cord lesions.

Levocetirizine drug interactions

There are 587 drug interactions with levocetirizine

Levocetirizine alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with levocetirizine

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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