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Wikoryl L

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Wikoryl L Information

Wikoryl L, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Secondary and off-label uses of Wikoryl L have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Wikoryl L depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Wikoryl L as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Wikoryl L go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Wikoryl L has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Wikoryl L related warnings talks about Wikoryl L's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Wikoryl L can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid (medicine name) in conditions like Peptic Ulcer, Heart Disease, Liver Disease. Some other conditions that can be affected by Wikoryl L are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Wikoryl L may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Wikoryl L is considered not safe while drving, and is not addictive.

  1. Wikoryl L Benefits & Uses
  2. Wikoryl L Dosage & How to Take
  3. Wikoryl L Side Effects
  4. Wikoryl L Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Wikoryl L with Other Drugs
  6. Wikoryl L Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Wikoryl L
  8. Wikoryl L Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Wikoryl L Benefits & Uses

Wikoryl L is used to treat the following -

  1. Sinusitis
  2. Common Cold
  3. Blocked Nose
  4. Fever
  5. Headache
  6. Pain

Wikoryl L Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Wikoryl L

Caffeine
Levocetirizine
Paracetamol
Phenylephrine

Wikoryl L Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Wikoryl L is used -

  1. Insomnia Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Dyspepsia
  4. Tremor
  5. Irritability
  6. Gastritis Moderate
  7. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  8. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  9. Drowsiness
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Nasal congestion
  12. Cough Mild
  13. Fatigue Mild
  14. Pharyngitis
  15. Agitation
  16. Infection
  17. Fever Mild
  18. Constipation Moderate
  19. Angioedema Severe
  20. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  21. Anaphylactic reaction
  22. Visual Disturbance
  23. Swelling
  24. Rash
  25. Itching or burning
  26. Difficulty breathing
  27. Liver Damage
  28. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  29. Loss of appetite
  30. Anemia Severe
  31. Edema Severe
  32. Jaundice Moderate
  33. Erythema
  34. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  35. Headache Mild
  36. Increased blood pressure
  37. Increased Heart Rate
  38. Skin Discolouration
  39. Restlessness
  40. Blurred vision

Wikoryl L Related Warnings

Is the use of Wikoryl L safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Wikoryl L. It is best to stop taking Wikoryl L immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Is the use of Wikoryl L safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Wikoryl L for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Wikoryl L on the Kidneys?

Wikoryl L has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Wikoryl L on the Liver?

Wikoryl L has very mild side effects on the liver.

What is the effect of Wikoryl L on the Heart?

Wikoryl L is rarely harmful for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Wikoryl L with Other Drugs

Wikoryl L should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Wikoryl L Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Wikoryl L unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Panic Attack and Disorder
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Hyperthyroidism
  4. Peptic Ulcer
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Liver Disease
  7. High Blood Pressure
  8. Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  9. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  10. Kidney Disease
  11. Bladder Infection
  12. Bladder Cancer
  13. Drug Allergy
  14. Kidney Disease
  15. Shock
  16. Liver Disease
  17. Drug Allergies
  18. Alcoholism
  19. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  20. Neutropenia
  21. Angina
  22. Heart Disease
  23. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  24. Hyperthyroidism
  25. Diabetes
  26. Glaucoma
  27. Thyroid

Frequently asked Questions about Wikoryl L

Is this Wikoryl L habit forming or addictive?

Wikoryl L does not cause addiction.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Wikoryl L you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Is it safe?

Wikoryl L is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Wikoryl L cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

Wikoryl L Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Wikoryl L

Taking Wikoryl L with food is safe.

Interaction between Alcohol and Wikoryl L

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Wikoryl L and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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