Montelast 4mg Tablet 10'S

Asthma/COPD Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

MONTELAST 4MG contain montelukast which belongs to a group of medicine called leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs). It may help to improve symptoms of asthma and allergic rhinitis. Asthma is a condition where the airway of the lungs gets narrowed, swell and may produce extra mucus. This can cause breathing difficulty, coughing and wheezing while you breathe and shortness of breath. Allergic rhinitis is an allergic response causing itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and other similar symptoms.

It is used to prevent asthma attacks and for the long-term treatment of asthma in adults and children ages 12 months and older, exercise-induced asthma in people 6 years of age and older and helps to control the symptom of allergic rhinitis (Both seasonal and perennial) such as sneezing, stuffy and runny nose.

Always take MONTELAST 4MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF MONTELAST 4MG

  • Prevent asthma attack and for the long-term treatment of asthma in adult and children ages 12 months and older
  • Prevent exercise-induced asthma in people 6 year of age and older
  • Helps to control the symptom of allergic rhinitis (Both seasonal and perennial)

HOW MONTELAST 4MG WORKS

It works by blocking the action of leukotriene D4 in the lungs. Leukotriene receptors narrow the airways of the lungs. By blocking these receptors montelukast decreases inflammation and relax the smooth muscle thus preventing asthma and relieves symptoms of allergies.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take MONTELAST 4MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MONTELAST 4MG

SERIOUS

  • behavior and mood-related changes
  • increase in certain white blood cells and possible inflamed blood vessels throughout the body

COMMON

  • upper respiratory infection
  • fever
  • headache
  • sore throat, cough
  • stomach pain
  • diarrhoea
  • earache or ear infection
  • flu, runny nose
  • sinus infection

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly and smaller and frequent meals. Applying a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluid such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.

Fever:

Drink plenty of fluids and water. Avoid taking cold bath or showers.

Cough:

Drink fluids which helps thin the mucus in your throat. Suck on cough drops or hard candies.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MONTELAST 4MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

MONTELAST 4MG should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with MONTELAST 4MG.

KIDNEY

MONTELAST 4MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

MONTELAST 4MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take MONTELAST 4MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to montelukast or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

MONTELAST 4MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active lung diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor, if you:

  • have or had a condition such as phenylketonuria or any mental health problems

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor about all the medicine you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicine, vitamins and herbal supplements.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Montelukast
Pharmacological Category :   Leukotriene-Receptor Antagonist
Therapeutic Indication :   Asthma, Allergic rhinitis
Dosage Forms :   Chewable tablet, Tablet, Granules, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT MONTELAST 4MG

Can patients with lung disease can take MONTELAST 4MG?

No, it is not recommended in patients with active lung disease (asthma attack). Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

Will MONTELAST 4MG make you drowsiness?

No, it does not cause drowsiness.

Can MONTELAST 4MG cause cough?

Yes, this medicine may cause cough in some individuals. Drink fluids which help thin the mucus in your throat. Suck on cough drops or hard candies.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Drugs for Cough and Bronchial Asthma. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page-228-229.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page -2630-2633.

3. Jaime A Lagos and Gailen D Marshall. Montelukast in the management of allergic rhinitis. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. Jun 2007. [Accessed 09 Nov 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1936314/

4. Merck & Co., Inc 1998; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on Mar 2012] [Accessed 09 Nov 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/021409s036lbl.pdf

5. Merck & Co., Inc 1998; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on Apr 2020] [Accessed 09 Nov 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2020/020829s073,020830s075,021409s051lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Complete Blood Count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    MONTELUKAST 4MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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