Lecope M Tablet
Lecope M Tablet

Lecope M Tablet

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
81.92*
MRP 99.90
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Montelukast(10.0 Mg) + Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Lecope-M tablet is used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as a runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms. It is an anti-allergic...
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uses

Uses of Lecope M Tablet

Lecope-M tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, such as a runny or stuffed nose, blockage in airways, difficulty in breathing, sneezing and watery eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lecope M Tablet

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine, cetirizine or any other components of Lecope-M tablets.
  • If you have kidney problems or you are undergoing dialysis.
  • If you are unable to digest lactose and glucose (galactose intolerance).
sideEffects

Side effects of Lecope M Tablet

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rashes
  • Fever
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lecope M Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Lecope-M tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Lecope-M tablet during pregnancy. It is recommended to avoid taking this medicine unless it is prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor about your pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Lecope-M tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • A component of the Lecope-M tablet passes into human breast milk and may cause drowsiness in the newborn baby. It is recommended to avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding unless it is prescrib...
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driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Lecope-M tablet?
A:
You may feel dizziness or drowsiness after taking Lecope-M tablets. Thus, it is advised to be cautious while driving or operating any machinery after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Lecope-M tablets?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment as it might alter your alertness and increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you drink regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking medicines for allergies (corticosteroids) like Prednisone and Prednisolone.
  • You are already taking painkillers like aspirin as they can increase the risk of asthma.
  • You experience a rash or difficulty in breathing.
  • You are suffering from a psychiatric illness.
  • This medicine can cause anxiety, aggression, lack of sleep and suicidal thoughts. In case you experience any of these, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You are suffering from a genetic disorder called phenylketonuria.
  • You are not able to empty the bladder.
  • Lecope-M tablet is not meant for relief from acute asthma, use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lecope M Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast blocks certain natural substances called leukotrienes which may cause allergies. It reduces swelling, relaxes airways and helps to make breathing easier.
  • Levocetirizine blocks histamine, a natural substance that is produced by the body during allergic reactions.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lecope M Tablet

Lecope-M 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 should preferably be taken at night. It would be bes...
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interactions

Interactions of Lecope M Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lecope-M tablet contains levocetirizine and montelukast. Any interaction which is seen with any of these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination too.
  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Lecope-M tablets if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-pres...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for fits like phenytoin, anti-tuberculosis medicines like rifampicin, anti-anxiety medicines like phenobarbital, medicines for breathing problems like theoph...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lecope M Tablet

  • Store this medicine below 30°C, protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lecope M Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine may cause drowsiness, aggression, restlessness, thirst and a headache. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have low mood, can Lecope-M tablet worsen it?

A: Lecope-M tablet is known to cause side effects like anxiety, irritability and suicidal behaviour. It would be best if you are cautious as there can be an increased frequency of suicidal thoughts. In case it occurs, immediately inform your family and doctor.

Q: Can I take Lecope-M tablets during an asthma attack?

A: No, it will not help in an acute attack of asthma. It is advised to take appropriate rescue medicine like inhalers given by your doctor during an asthma attack. Keep taking Lecope-M tablets as well and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Is Lecope-M tablet an anti-histamine?

A: Yes, Lecope-M tablet is an anti-histamine medicine, also known as anti-allergic medicine.

Q: Can Lecope-M tablet be used for cough?

A: No, Lecope-M tablet is not used for cough. It is used for cold and allergic conditions.

Q: Does Lecope-M tablet cause sleep?

A: Lecope-M tablet can induce Drowsiness and Dizziness in some people as one of its side effects. However, it is not meant to be used to treat sleeplessness or lack of sleep.

Q: When should I take Lecope M, during day or night?

A: You can take Lecope M during the day or night, as per the need or as advised by the doctor. It may cause drowsiness sometimes, hence it is usually recommended to take it during the night before bedtime.

Q: Is Lecope M a steroid?

A: No, Lecope M is not a steroid. It contains montelukast and levocetirizine, as its active ingredient, which is an antiallergic medicine.

Q: Is Lecope-M an antibiotic?

A: Lecope-M is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an antiallergic medicine containing montelukast and levocetirizine, used to relieve allergic symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, etc.

Q: Does Lecope M relieve itching?

A: Yes, Lecope-M relieves itching of the nose, eyes and skin associated with seasonal allergy (allergic rhinitis).

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsDizziness, headache, dry mouth, sleepiness
Last Updated on: 20 Dec 2021 | 11:22 AM (IST)
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