MONKEZIN Syrup 60ml


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Levocetirizine+Montelukast
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Drug Information for MONKEZIN Syrup 60ml

What is MONKEZIN Syrup used for?

MONKEZIN Syrup 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.

MONKEZIN Syrup may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does MONKEZIN Syrup work?

In MONKEZIN Syrup, 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 MONKEZIN Syrup?

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

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

If you miss a dose of MONKEZIN Syrup, 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 MONKEZIN Syrup  combination may include:

  • Irritability
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Restlessness
  • Agitation

What are the drugs that interact with MONKEZIN Syrup?

Drugs that interact with MONKEZIN Syrup 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 MONKEZIN Syrup?

The following are the most common side effects of MONKEZIN Syrup:

  • 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 MONKEZIN Syrup?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to MONKEZIN Syrup 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 MONKEZIN Syrup.
  • Keep the medicine away from the reach of children.
  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on MONKEZIN Syrup.

You are advised not to take MONKEZIN Syrupif

  • 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 MONKEZIN Syrup?

  • 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 MONKEZIN Syrup

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

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

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

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

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

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