What is VENTIDOX M Tablet used for?
VENTIDOX M Tablet tablet is used for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
VENTIDOX M Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does VENTIDOX M Tablet work?
In VENTIDOX M Tablet, Doxophylline belongs to the class of drugs called bronchodilators. This drug acts by inhibiting certain chemicals, which tightens the airways and causes bronchodilation. Thus, it helps in treating asthma.
Montelukast belongs to the class of drugs called anti-histamines. This drug acts on certain chemical receptors to decrease the inflammatory processes in the airways. Therefore, it is used in treating asthma.
How to take VENTIDOX M Tablet?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take VENTIDOX M Tablet tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
- Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet.
If you miss a dose of VENTIDOX M Tablet, please take it as soon as 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 VENTIDOX M Tablet?
Drugs that interact with VENTIDOX 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 VENTIDOX M Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of VENTIDOX M Tablet:
- General discomfort
- Redness of skin
- Stomach pain
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Breathing problems
- Irregular heartbeat
- Lack of appetite
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 VENTIDOX M Tablet?
- Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to VENTIDOX M Tablet or similar drugs.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of VENTIDOX M Tablet.
- Avoid VENTIDOX M Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
- Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
You are advised not to take VENTIDOX M Tablet 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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