Lukotas 10mg Tablet
Lukotas 10mg Tablet

Lukotas 10mg Tablet

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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Montelukast(10.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Medical Description

Lukotas 10 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine. Preventing asthma and treating allergy symptoms such as sneezing and runny nose is the main use of Lukotas tablets. For asthma caused due to exercise, ...
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Uses of Lukotas 10 MG

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, Lukotas 10 mg tablet is indicated for the treatment of the following conditions:
  • Short-term and long-term treatment of asthma in adults patients and children over 12 months
  • Prevention of sudden asthma attacks due to excess physical activity (exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB)) in patients 6 years of age and older
  • For relief from symptoms of allergic rhinitis (sneezing, congestion, itchy nose and sore throat) such as seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) in patients 2 years of age and older, and year-round allergic ...
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Contraindications of Lukotas 10 MG

  • If you have a history of serious hypersensitivity to Montelukast or other similar medications. Serious allergic reactions require immediate emergency treatment with supportive measures.
  • If you are using this medicine as the only treatment for acute asthma attacks.
  • If you suddenly change inhaled or oral corticosteroids to Lukotas 10 mg tablet.
  • If you have any sensitivity to aspirin or NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents).
  • If you have been diagnosed with symptoms of Churg-Strauss syndrome (causes blood vessel inflammation).
  • If you have a rare genetic problem of galactose intolerance, lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption
  • If you experience any neuropsychiatric side effects such as seizures, addictions, eating disorders, migraines, attention deficit disorder, etc.

Side effects of Lukotas 10 MG

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear infection

Precautions and Warnings of Lukotas 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Lukotas 10 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is no evidence of harm to the foetus due to Lukotas 10 mg tablets. There are, however, no adequate information and well-controlled studies of Lukotas 10 mg tablets in pregnant women. These tablets should be used during pregnancy only if needed. Please consult your doctor before using them.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Lukotas 10 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is not enough data on the effects of Lukotas 10 mg tablets in nursing women. It is not likely to reach the breastmilk or bloodstream of the infant or cause any side effects in breastfed infants. Please consult your doctor before using the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Lukotas 10 mg tablet?
A:
These are some side effects associated with this medicine, such as drowsiness, dizziness and fatigue. Sometimes, it can make you unfit to drive. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are feeling unwell.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lukotas 10 mg tablet?
A:
Yes, it is safe to consume alcohol as there is no interaction between alcohol and Lukotas 10 mg tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney illness.
  • You have a skin rash, itching, redness, and other allergic reactions.
  • You are lactose intolerant.
  • You have liver-related issues like jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), raised liver function test, etc.
  • You notice any central nervous system effects like dizziness.

Mode of Action of Lukotas 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Lukotas 10 mg tablet contains Montelukast. It is classified as a leukotriene receptor antagonist medicine. It is not a steroid or an antihistamine medicine. It works by blocking the action of leukotr...
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Directions for Use of Lukotas 10 MG

  • Take Lukotas 10 mg tablets just as the doctor prescribed it to you.
  • Do not change the dose of Lukotas 10 mg tablet, even if you do not see its effects.
  • Swallow this pill as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break or chew it.
  • It is better to not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use Lukotas 10 mg medicine if its packaging has already been opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking the Lukotas 10 mg tablet, as it can cause adverse effects from withdrawal.

Interactions of Lukotas 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Lukotas 10 mg tablets can be given with other medicines to treat asthma. It also does not change the effectiveness of certain medicines like theophylline, prednisone, prednisolone, oral contraceptives...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are using Lukotas 10 mg tablets along with phenobarbital. This medicine can decrease the levels of Lukotas tablets in the blood, which can lower the effectiveness of the medi...
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  • When Lukotas 10 mg tablets and gemfibrozil are used together, gemfibrozil increases the levels of Lukotas tablet in the body, which may lead to increased side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid food that produces allergic reactions while using Lukotas 10 mg tablet to prevent exacerbating the symptoms of allergic rhinitis or asthma.

Storage and disposal of Lukotas 10 MG

Store Lukotas 10 mg tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep Lukotas 10 mg tablets away from children...
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Dosage of Lukotas 10 MG

Overdose

There are not many overdose symptoms due to an excess of Lukotas 10 mg tablet. The most frequently occurring adverse effects include abdominal pain, somnolence, thirst, headache, vomiting and cognitiv...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Lukotas 10 mg tablet, take it as soon as you recall it. If you remember when it is already time to take the next dose of Lukotas 10 mg tablet, take the scheduled dose and ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can we use Lukotas 10 mg tablets in children?

A: Lukotas 10 mg tablet is approved for use in children over the age of 12 months. Studies did not show any side effects in children while under treatment with montelukast for asthma or allergic rhinitis.

Q: Can Lukotas 10 mg tablets cause any mood changes if I use them regularly?

A: Although it is very rare, Lukotas 10 mg tablet can cause mood changes such as anxiety, aggressive behavior, irritability, and restlessness. Sometimes you may feel depressed. Consult your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms.

Q: Can I take Lukotas 10 mg tablets if I have an acute liver condition?

A: Regular and long term use of Lukotas 10 mg tablets has shown some adverse effects on the liver, such as cholestatic hepatitis, hepatocellular liver injury, and mixed-pattern liver injury in some patients. If you have an acute liver condition, consult your doctor before using this medicine. Thereby, appropriate treatment and dosage can be prescribed.
Product Details
Brand
LUKOTAS
Country of Origin
India

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg)
UsesAsthma, Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR)
Side effectsThroat inflammation, Cough, Ear infection, Influenza, Blocked nose, Sinusitis.
Last Updated on: 16 Apr 2022 | 05:25 PM (IST)
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