LCM Tablet 10's


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Levocetirizine+Montelukast
By Swiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
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Drug Information for LCM Tablet 10's

What is LCM Tablet used for?

LCM Tablet is used for the treatment of chronic urticaria, rhinitis and obstructive airway diseases. It is also used to reduce asthma attacks and prevent breathing problems.

LCM Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does LCM Tablet work?

In LCM Tablet, Levocetirizine belongs to the class of drugs called anti-histamines. This drug acts by inhibiting the activity at H1receptor sites. Thus, decreasing the flares associated with chronic urticaria.

Montelukast belongs to the class of drugs called oral leukotriene receptor antagonists. This drug acts by inhibiting the action of selective cysteinyl leukotrienes in the airway passages. Thus, it helps in preventing airway oedema and enhancing the secretion of viscous mucus.  

How to take LCM Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take LCM Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take LCM Tablet with or without food. For syrup dosage form, shake the suspension well before taking the each dose.

If you miss a dose of LCM Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of LCM Tablet  combination may include:

  • Irritability
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Restlessness
  • Agitation

What are the drugs that interact with LCM Tablet?

Drugs that interact with LCM Tablet include the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Clozapine
  • Etravirine
  • Imatinib
  • Phenobarbital
  • Phenytoin
  • Prednisone
  • Rifampicin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of LCM Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of LCM Tablet:

  • Drowsiness
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Dry mouth
  • Cough
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Difficulty in urinating
  • Trouble breathing
  • Allergic reactions
  • Swelling on face
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Hoarseness

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while using LCM Tablet?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to LCM Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if the drug causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of LCM Tablet.
  • Keep the medicine away from the reach of children.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on LCM Tablet.

You are advised not to take LCM Tabletif

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before using LCM Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked questions about LCM Tablet

  1. How should LCM Tablet be stored?
  2. LCM Tablet should be stored at room temperature (25 – 30OC,  away from light, heat and moisture.

  3. Can I give LCM Tablet to my 8-year-old child?
  4. Yes, use the drug in children only when prescribed. Be cautious while using  LCM Tablet in children below 10 years of age as it can result in symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhoea, or constipation.

  5. Can I share LCM Tablet with others?
  6. No. Do not share or suggest LCM Tablet medicine to others. It should be taken only when prescribed by the doctor.

  7. What are the other formulations of LCM Tablet available?
  8. LCM Tablet is available in tablet and syrup dosage forms.

  9. Is it safe to alter the dose of LCM Tablet?
  10. No, altering the dose of LCM Tablet is not advised.

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