Xyzal Allergy 24HR : Over The Counter Allergy Medicine


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Xyzal Allergy 24HR ( levocetirizine dihydrochloride ) as Best Over The Counter Allergy Medicine (OTC) in the United states for the treatment of the relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergies and year-round. Xyzal 5 mg levocetirizine dihydrochloride film-coated tablets are indicated for allergy at 6 years of age and older.

What is it levocetirizine dihydrochloride ?

Levocetirizine (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) is a third-generation antihistamine, non-sedative, developed from the second generation antihistamine cetirizine. Chemically, levocetirizine is the enantiomer active cetirizine which is the R-enantiomer racemic cetirizine.

Levocetirizine is an agonist upside down which lowers the activity on histamine H1 receptors. This in turn prevents the release of chemicals causes other allergic and improves blood supply to the area, and relieve the typical symptoms of hay fever. This drug does not prevent the actual release of histamine from mast cells.

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Best Over The Counter Allergy Medicine

The manufacturer claims the drug is Best Over The Counter Allergy Medicine and more effective with fewer side effects than second-generation drugs; However, no published studies support this statement. Manufacturer UCB concluded may be more effective than some antihistamines second-and third-generation other, but don't compare it to cetirizine.

FDA approves Xyzal Allergy 24 HR



"FDA approval for Xyzal as OTC because we managed to create a tablet release is slowed down, and added the option to our portfolio is there as a allergy medication OTC,”Robert Long, Head of North America Consumer Healthcare, Sanofi.

Xyzal Allergy 24HR offer 24-hour assistance against the symptoms of runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes itchy and itching of the nose or throat, with a single daily dose.

“We hope to make it available to allergy sufferers in the whole world, as the latest product in the business health of our customers continues to grow.” he continued.



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Portfolio allergies owned by Sanofi Consumer Healthcare including Allegra, which is approved for use as an OTC in the United States since 2011 and Nasacort Alergy 24HR approved for OTC since 2013. The company provides information that Xyzal will be available in spring 2017 in the United States.

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