Emlukast Fx Tablet
Emlukast Fx Tablet

Emlukast Fx Tablet

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Emlukast Fx Tablet Description

Emlukast-FX tablet is an anti-allergic medicine containing - montelukast and fexofenadine as its active ingredient. Emlukast-FX is used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny & stuffy ...
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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Fexofenadine(120.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Emlukast Fx Tablet

Emlukast-FX tablet is used in adults to treat allergic rhinitis.

Contraindications of Emlukast Fx Tablet

If you are allergic to montelukast or fexofenadine or any of the components of the Emlukast-FX tablet

Side effects of Emlukast Fx Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Emlukast Fx Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Emlukast-FX tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Emlukast-FX tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Emlukast-FX tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Emlukast-FX tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as there is limited safety data available. Consult your doctor before using it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Emlukast-FX tablet?
A:
Emlukast-FX tablet may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Emlukast-FX tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with the Emlukast-FX tablet as it can worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney or liver function problem.
  • You have asthma.
  • You are experiencing rapid heartbeats, palpitations and excessive sweating.
  • You have any blood disorder, abnormal blood count and swelling of blood vessels.
  • You have any heart-related disorder, joint disorder or muscle weakness.
  • You are suffering from any brain-related problems like aggression, anxiety, abnormal dreams, lack of sleep, irritation, restlessness or suicidal thoughts.
  • You have a known allergy to aspirin or other painkillers or you are above 65 years of age.

Mode of Action of Emlukast Fx Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast works by blocking the action of allergic mediators leukotrienes by binding to leukotriene receptors and helps in relieving the symptoms of allergy.
  • Fexofenadine works by blocking the action of the natural substance histamine which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.

Directions for Use of Emlukast Fx Tablet

  • Emlukast-FX tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Emlukast Fx Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Emlukast-FX tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of the Emlukast-FX tablet along with antibiotics such as erythromycin, antifungal medicines such as Ketoconazole can increase the blood levels of this medicine.
  • There should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the administration of the Emlukast-FX tablet and antacids containing aluminium and magnesium.
  • Medicines that act on the brain to produce calmness if taken along with this tablet may reduce alertness and impair performance.
  • Other medicines such as Rifampicin, Phenobarbital, Gemfibrozil and Phenytoin should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid having grapefruit juice, orange or apple as it may interfere with the activity of the Emlukast-FX tablet.

Storage and disposal of Emlukast Fx Tablet

Store the Emlukast-FX tablets at room temperature, protected from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Emlukast Fx Tablet

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose include stomach pain, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, vomiting, tiredness, altered mental state and dry mouth. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or v...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of the Emlukast-FX tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the Emlukast-FX tablet used for?

A: Emlukast-FX tablet is used for the management of symptoms of allergic rhinitis or hay fever such as runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking this medicine?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • This medicine may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping...
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Q: Can I take the Emlukast-FX tablet along with orange juice?

A: Emlukast-FX tablet should not be taken along with grapefruit juice, apple and orange.

Q: Can I stop taking the Emlukast-FX tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should take the Emlukast-FX tablet for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Stopping this medicine in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms.

Q: Can the use of the Emlukast-FX tablet cause dizziness?

A: Yes, dizziness is the most common side effect of the Emlukast-FX tablet, though not everyone will experience this effect. You can avoid or be cautious while driving or operating a vehicle, after taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
EMLUKAST FX
Expires on or After
28/02/2024
Last Updated on: 19 Jul 2021 | 03:21 PM (IST)

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