Levocabastine

Pronounced

"lee-voh-cab-AS-teen"

Common brand names:

Livostin

Uses

Levocabastine is used to relieve allergy symptoms in the nose such as runny/stuffy/itchy nose, sneezing, and post-nasal drip. Levocabastine is an antihistamine. It works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that causes allergy symptoms.

How to Use This Medication

Learn all preparation and usage instructions in the product package. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Follow the instructions for properly priming the spray pump before using the bottle for the first time. Avoid spraying in your eyes. Use this medication in the nose only. Do not swallow.

Shake the bottle well before each use. Gently blow your nose before using this drug. Spray this medication into your nose as directed by your doctor, usually 2 sprays in both nostrils twice a day. Breathe in gently through the nostril while spraying.

Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Your doctor may direct you to use this medication as often as 3 to 4 times a day. Follow your doctor's directions closely.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.

Tell your doctor if your symptoms persist or worsen after 3 days.

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