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, this medicine should be used at least 2 hours before any physical activity for maximum effectiveness. This medication is approved to use in adults and children over 12 months of age. It is often used with other medications to treat asthma or allergic symptoms.
The main component of this medication is Montelukast. It is an anti-allergic medicine. The mode of action of Lukotas 10 mg tablets is to reduce inflammation in the airways and make breathing easier. This medication does not treat sudden breathing problems, which requires carrying an inhaler with medicine.
Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache, and abdominal pain are some of the common side effects of Lukotas 10 mg tablet. Most of these side effects do not require any medical attention. However, it is best to consult the doctor in case of persisting or worsening symptoms. Inform the doctor if the patient has any liver condition, is currently expecting or breastfeeding....
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.