What is SMARTI M Tablet used for?
SMARTI M Tablet is used for the treatment of the following conditions:
- Exercise-induced bronchospasm
- Allergic rhinitis
- Hay fever
SMARTI M Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does SMARTI M Tablet work?
In SMARTI M Tablet, Montelukast belongs to the class of drugs called as the leukotriene receptor antagonist. This drug acts by blocking the action of certain receptors in lungs. This helps in widening of the airways and relieving the symptoms.
Rupatadine belongs to the class of drugs called as the anti-histamines. This drug acts by binding to histamine receptors and prevents the release of allergic chemicals. This helps in relieving the allergic symptoms.
How to take SMARTI M Tablet?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take SMARTI M Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of SMARTI M 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.
What are the drugs that interact with SMARTI M Tablet?
Drugs that interact with SMARTI M Tablet include the following:
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 SMARTI M Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of SMARTI M Tablet:
- Increased appetite
- Abdominal pain
- Muscle pain
- Increased weight
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Bloody nose
- Tightness of chest
- Profuse sweating
- Joint pain
- Shortness of breath
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 taking SMARTI M Tablet?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to SMARTI M Tablet or similar drugs.
- Consult the doctor before taking any other drug along with SMARTI M Tablet.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor.
- Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
You are advised not to take Montelukast + Rupatadine combination if
- 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.
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