Levocetirizine may be found in some form under the following brand name: Xyzal. Levocetirizine is a medication used for the treatment of seasonal and indoor (perennial) allergies and hives. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called antihistamines. These work by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms such as sneezing, itching, runny nose, and watery eyes.
How should I take Levocetirizine? Follow the directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. It is very important not to give a child more than the prescribed dose of this medication. A child’s body absorbs twice as much of the same dose size of Levocetirizine as an adult’s body. Levocetirizine is usually taken in the evening. You may take this medication with or without food.