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Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Montelukast(10.0 Mg) + Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Montair-LC Tablet is an anti-allergic medicine containing a combination of montelukast and levocetirizine as active ingredients. Montair-LC tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinit...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

Montair-LC is used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, which includes a runny or stuffed nose, blockage in airways, difficulty in breathing, sneezing, watery eyes, etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine, cetirizine, montelukast or any other ingredient of Montair-LC tablet.
  • If you have kidney problems or are undergoing dialysis.
  • Montair-LC should not be used in children below 11 years of age with an existing kidney problem.
sideEffects

Side effects of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Cough
  • Sleepiness
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Dizziness or drowsiness
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Indigestion
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Montair-LC Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Montair LC tablet on pregnancy. It is recommended to avoid taking this medicine unless 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 Montair-LC Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A component of the Montair LC tablet passes into the human breast milk and may cause drowsiness in the newborn baby. It is recommended to avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Montair-LC Tablet?
A:
Montair-LC Tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Be cautious while driving or operating any machinery after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Montair-LC Tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment, as it might alter your alertness. Do not drink alcohol if you are taking any medicines for sleeplessness, as the side effects may worsen.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking steroids like prednisone and prednisolone.
  • You are already taking painkillers like aspirin, as they can increase the risk of asthma.
  • You experience allergic symptoms such as rashes or breathing difficulties after taking Montair LC tablet.
  • You are suffering from psychiatric illness or have any brain-related problems.
  • You are suffering from a genetic disorder called phenylketonuria.
  • You are not able to empty the bladder or have difficulty in urination.
  • You experience any side effects after taking this medicine.
  • Montair LC tablet is not meant for relief from acute asthma. Use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.
  • Montair LC tablet should not be used in children below 11 years of age with kidney problems.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

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 the action of a natural substance called histamine. Histamine is produced by the body during the event of an allergic reaction.
  • The combined action of these two components present in the Montair-LC tablet helps in relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis or hay fever.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

Montair LC tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should preferably be taken at night. It would be best i...
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interactions

Interactions of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicine may alter the way the Montair LC tablet works or Montair LC can itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicine.
  • Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking to avoid any interactions.
  • Medicines used to treat fits or epilepsy like phenytoin, medicines used to treat anxiety or sleeplessness (CNS depressants) like phenobarbital and medicines used to treat tuberculosis like rifampicin ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Montair-LC tablets below 30°C
  • Try to protect it from light and moisture
  • Keep it away from children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Montair Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

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

If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a doubl...
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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: Is Montair LC a steroid?

A: No, it is an antiallergic medicine used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis.

Q: Can I take the Montair LC during an asthma attack?

A: No, it will not help in an acute attack of asthma. It is advisable to take appropriate rescue medicine like inhalers given by your doctor during an asthma attack.

Q: Can I take the Montair LC tablet in pregnancy?

A: Yes, it can be used if prescribed by a doctor. Due to inadequate information on its safety in pregnancy, avoid self-medicating this medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking the Montair LC tablet if symptoms of allergy go away?

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

Q: Is Montair LC effective for cough?

A: No, it is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat cough.

Q: Are Montair LC and Montek LC the same?

A: Montair-LC and Montek-LC both are anti-allergic medicines containing a combination of Montelukast and Levocetirizine. These are generally used in relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Based on the cause and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe one of these medicines. Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor and do not self-medicate.

Q: What is the difference between Montair and Montair LC?

A: Montair tablet contains Montelukast and is generally used for the management of allergies and asthma. Montair LC tablet contains a combination of two antiallergic medicines namely, Montelukast and Levocetirizine. It is generally used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Your doctor shall prescribe suitable medicine for you after your diagnosis and considering your medical history. Do not self-medicate in any case and follow your doctor's advice.

Q: Can I take Montair LC for cough?

A: Montair LC is an antiallergic medicine used for relieving allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes and cough. Cough can occur due to various reasons. The doctor will suggest the medicine after proper evaluation of your health condition. But it is strictly advised not to self-medicate Montair LC for cough.

Q: Is there a substitute for Montair LC?

A: Different brands contain the same composition as Montair LC has. However, it is advised to take the same brand recommended by the doctor.

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, dry mouth, fever, dyspepsia
Last Updated on: 04 Oct 2021 | 04:56 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.