Pack of 10 Units
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Has the same composition as Montek Lc 10/5 MG Tablet 10
Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
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Montek LC tablet is a combination drug intended to treat asthma, seasonal allergies, and other respiratory conditions. Montek LC composition includes two active ingredients: Montelukast sodium and Levocetirizine Hydrochloride. Montelukast belongs to a drug class called leukotriene receptor antagonists, which blocks the action of leukotrienes, chemicals that cause inflammation and swelling in the airways. Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that works by blocking the effects of histamine, a chemical released in response to an allergen.
Montek LC tablet is available by prescription and should only be taken under the supervision of a doctor. Montek LC prevents asthma symptoms, allergic rhinitis and skin allergies. Montek LC for dry cough is not the first-line treatment. Dry cough can have many causes, such as viral infections, bacterial infections, allergies, or irritants. So a doctor can recommend Montek LC for dry cough only after examining the underlying cause.
The Montek LC is available in tablet form and is typically taken once daily. Montek LC tablet composition includes 10 mg of Montelukast and 5 mg of Levocetirizine. While Montek 10 mg contains 10 mg of Montelukast sodium salt and is used to prevent asthma symptoms and allergic reactions. Montek 5 mg are chewable tablets for kids, contain 5 mg of Montelukast sodium salt and are used to treat bronchospasm in children.
Follow your doctor's instructions when taking Montek LC, as dosages vary with age and medical conditions such as liver, heart or kidney disease. While giving Montek LC to your child, follow the paediatrician's instructions carefully, as dosages may vary depending on the child’s medical history.
Montek LC tablet uses are as follows:
Montek LC can effectively manage the symptoms of runny nose and sneezing in seasonal allergies such as Allergic Rhinitis. Allergic Rhinitis or Hay fever is the allergic condition that occurs when our body's immune system comes in contact with allergens such as pollen, dust, or pet dander. Our immune system produces an antibody called immunoglobulin E (IgE), which triggers the release of a chemical called histamine in the body. It causes sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, watery eyes, and itching in the eyes, nose or throat.
When these symptoms start interfering with your daily activities, taking a Montek LC tablet after consultation with your doctor is better.
Montek LC can prevent asthma symptoms. Asthma is a chronic lung condition that causes the airways in the lungs to be inflamed. People with Asthma are sensitive to specific triggers, such as allergens, exercise, cold air, and respiratory infections. When the airways are exposed to these triggers, they narrow, making breathing difficult. People with Asthma also experience chest tightening, coughing and shortness of breath. Montek LC relaxes the respiratory pathways to make breathing easier.
Montek LC effectively manages skin inflammation and itching in hives and Eczema. Extreme temperatures or eating allergic foods can flare up hives and Eczema. Montek LC can reduce the swelling, redness, rash, pain or itchiness in the skin caused by an irritant.
Montek LC tablet is administered orally, which means it is taken by mouth as tablets.
The dosage information for Montek LC is as follows:
Montek LC dosage for adults per day is one tablet depending on the condition being treated. If the doctor advises, the Montek LC dosage twice a day can be taken. Taking more than the recommended dose of Montek LC can increase the risk of side effects.
Taking an overdose of Montek LC can lead to an increased risk of side effects on your health. You may experience drowsiness, restlessness, agitation, confusion, tremors, and seizures. Children may experience stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhoea due to overdosing on the Montek LC tablet.
If you suspect you have overdosed on a Montek LC tablet it is essential to seek immediate medical attention.
You may take the missed dose of Montek LC tablet as soon as you remember, but if it is almost time for the next dose, skip it and continue with your regular dosing schedule; do not double the dose to make up for the missed one, as it can cause severe side effects.
Montek LC tablet is considered safe and effective when guided by a doctor. However, some people may experience mild to severe side effects of Montek LC. Those having a medical history of an allergic reaction or heart, liver and kidney disease must be cautious before taking Montek LC. The Montek LC side effects include:
These side effects are usually mild and go away within a few days. The severe side effects of Montek LC tablets are rare but can occur in some people. They may experience severe allergic reactions, which may cause difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. If you experience severe symptoms of Montek LC, get medical help immediately.
Managing side effects helps to reduce discomfort and provide the best potential outcomes for patients.
Montek LC tablets should be used with caution in pregnant women. There is limited information available on the safety of Montek LC in pregnancy. Therefore, pregnant women should use Montek LC under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider may also recommend alternative medications or safer treatment options during pregnancy.
While Levocetirizine in Montek LC tablets is safe during pregnancy, very low levels of montelukast from Montek LC appear in breast milk and are safe for babies. However, if you are a breastfeeding mother, consult your doctor before taking the Montek LC tablet.
Montek LC tablets are generally safe with alcohol, but caution should be exercised. Alcohol can cause sedative effects of Levocetirizine, which may lead to drowsiness, dizziness, or impaired judgement. Additionally, alcohol can worsen some side effects of nausea, vomiting, or abdominal discomfort. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid or limit alcohol consumption while taking Montek LC.
Montek LC tablets should be used cautiously in patients with liver disease. In a person with liver dysfunction, Montek LC ingredients can be eliminated from the body without treating the disease. Discuss your condition with a doctor. He may adjust your Montek LC dose according to your liver condition.
If you have kidney disease, consult your healthcare provider before taking the Montek LC tablet as the drug may accumulate in the body and cause adverse effects. Otherwise, it may take longer to be eliminated from the body, leading to drug toxicity.
Montek LC may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or impaired judgement in some individuals. Therefore, operating machinery or driving a vehicle is not recommended until the effects of Montek LC wears off.
The allergic reaction due to the Montek LC tablet is rare. The allergy symptoms with Montek LC tablets may include hives, swelling of the face, tongue, lips, or throat and difficulty breathing. If you have a history of allergic reactions to any medications or foods, take the help of your doctor to make an informed decision about the treatment.
Using Montek LC in children below six is not recommended. You must consult your paediatrician before giving it to your child.
Older patients may require a lower dose than younger adults. Additionally, older patients may have other health conditions and may be taking other medications that can interact with Montek LC. Therefore, inform your healthcare provider about any underlying medical conditions, allergies, or medications you are taking before starting the Montek LC tablet.
Montek LC tablets can interact with certain antifungal, heart, and other anti-allergic medications, which may decrease its efficacy and increase the risk of side effects. Some of the drugs that may interact with Montek LC tablet include:
Before beginning Montek LC tablets, discuss with your doctor about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you are consuming.
There's no specific food that interacts with the Montek LC tablet.
Montek LC tablets may interact with certain diseases or conditions and may not be suitable for everyone. The diseases that can interact with Montek LC include:
If you have any of these conditions, consult your doctor to prevent the potential interactions or adverse effects of Montek LC tablet.
No, without consulting your healthcare provider, do not stop taking Montek LC abruptly, as it may worsen your symptoms.
Yes, using Montek LC Tablet can cause drowsiness or sleepiness as a mild side effect.
Dry mouth is a common side effect of Montek LC Tablet, but it may not affect everyone who takes it.
No, you can’t take Montek LC every day unless recommended by your doctor.
Montek LC dosage is recommended only once a day. However, in some cases, a doctor may prescribe it to be taken twice daily, depending on the severity of the condition being treated.
You can have a Montek LC tablet anytime before or after your meal. However, it is better to have it before bedtime.
The recommended dosage of Montek LC Tablet is usually one tablet per day.
Montek LC Tablet is primarily used for the treatment of allergies and asthma. However, the symptoms of allergy, such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, and congestion, are similar to colds. Please consult your doctor before taking it as a treatment for a Cold.
Montek LC for cough is not recommended. Montek LC dosage can prevent the symptoms of asthma but it will not treat cough. Cough can be caused due to other conditions. So it's better to consult with a doctor to diagnose the cause of the cough to get treatment accordingly.
The duration of Montek LC tablet depends on the condition being treated. It is recommended to stop taking medication only when the doctor suggests.
Montek LC is not an antibiotic. It is ineffective to treat bacterial infections.
No, Montek LC tablet is not used for sinus infections. It's better to consult your ENT specialist before using Montel LC for sinus. At the same time, sinusitis due to seasonal allergies can be alleviated with Montek LC.
Montek LC tablet contains 10 mg of Montelukast and 5 mg of Levocetirizine.
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Has the same composition as Montek Lc 10/5 MG Tablet 10
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