Montel-F (Tablet Montelukast I.P 10 mg, Fexofenadine hcl. I.P 120 mg
Montelukast in Montel-F is used to prevent the wheezing and shortness of breath caused by asthma. Montelukast is also used before exercise to prevent breathing problems during exercise (bronchospasm). Fexofenadine in Montel-F is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. It works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
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Composition: Montelukast Sodium I.P equal to Montelukast 10 mg, Fexofenadine hydrochloride I.P 120 mg
Dosage: It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food. The recommended dose is 10 mg/day or as per physicianâs prescription.
What is Montelukast in Montel-F for?
This medication is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma. It works by blocking a substance called leukotriene.
How does Montelukast in Montel-F work?
Montelukast lowers the bodys making of a group of chemicals called leukotrienes that cause asthma to get worse. It lowers or stops the bodys reaction to the allergen.
Common side effects of Montel-F:
Common side effects are flu-like signs; these include headache, weakness, fever, shakes, aches, pains, and sweating, headache, belly pain, upset stomach or throwing up and nose stuffiness.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor. See more…
What precautions should I take when taking Montelukast?
If you have an allergy to montelukast or any other part of this drug, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life.
Can I take Montel-F with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Montel-F ?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children, medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
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