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Dr Reddy's launch Cetlev 5 (levocetirizine)
Cetlev 5 provides new, year-round relief from alergic rhinitis, Perennial allergic rhinitis and Chronic idiopathic uticaria2.
- Cetlev 5 has raid onset3 and long duration of action4
- It is suitable for adults and children older than 12 years of age2
- Dosage: one tablet daily, swallowed with liquid, with or without food. It is recommended to take the daily dose in one single intake2
Dr.Reddy's thank you for your continued support and should you require further information contact your local representative.
For full prescribing information please refer to package insert approved by Medical Regulatory.
S2 Cetlev 5. Each film-coated tablet contains levocetirizine 5mg. Reg No. 43/5.7.1/0814.
Dr.Reddy's Laboratories (Pty) Ltd Reg No 2002/014163/07
References; 1 Brue F, Thiault l, Gautiers G, et al. Blood distribution of levocetirizine, a non-sedating histamineH1-receptor antagonist in humans. Fundam Clin Pharmacol 2002-16(6): 471-8. 2. CETLEV-5 Package Insert. 3. Walsh GM. A review of the role of levocetirizine as an effective therapy for allergic disease. Expert opin Pharmacother. 2008:9(5); 859-67. 4. Horak F, Zieglmayer R, Kavina A, Lemeil P. Levocetirizine has a longer duration of action on improving total nasal symptoms score than fexofenadine after single administration. Br J Clin Pharmacol 2005:60(1):24-31.
Stephan Schoeman, Product Manager
+27 11 324 2100
Date:Friday, February 01, 2013
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