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Montek Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets
Montek Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

Montek Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 209.00
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Medical Description

Montek LC tablets are used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis. These symptoms may include a runny or stuffy nose, airway blockage, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and other allergic reactions. It contains a combination of montelukast and levocetirizine, which belong to the anti-allergic class of medicine. It works by blocking the release of chemical substances responsible for producing allergic symptoms.

Headaches, dry mouth, and dizziness are common side effects of taking Montek LC. However, these side effects are temporary and will resolve on their own. If any of these side effects worsen, please contact your doctor immediately. Some other tablets containing montelukast and levocetirizine are Telekast L, Montina L, Odimont Lc, Montair LC and Monticope tablets.

Montek LC tablets should be taken as directed by the doctor, in the correct doses, and for the exact duration as prescribed. Swallow them with a glass of water, with or without food. Your doctor may advise you to take them, preferably at bedtime.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg) + Montelukast(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, dry mouth, tiredness
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
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uses

Uses of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Montek LC tablets are used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis. These symptoms may include a runny or stuffy nose, airway blockage, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and other allergic reactions. M...
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contraindications

Contraindications of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine, cetirizine or montelukast or any ingredient of Montek LC tablet.
  • If you have kidney problems or undergoing dialysis.
  • If you are unable to digest lactose and glucose (galactose intolerance).
sideEffects

Side effects of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Cough
  • Sleepiness
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Montek LC tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is very limited information available on the safety of the Montek LC tablet during pregnancy. Do not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Montek LC tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Montek LC tablet can pass into human milk and can cause drowsiness in the breastfed baby. Hence, this medicine should not be used by a breastfeeding woman.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Montek LC tablet?
A:
Montek LC tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness and affect mental alertness. If you experience any of the symptoms, do not drive or operate machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Montek LC tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Montek LC tablet as it might alter your alertness and may also worsen the side effects.
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 the Montek LC.
  • You are suffering from a 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Take the Montek LC as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Store Montek LC tablets below 30°C, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some individuals. If you experience any of the symptoms, avoid driving or operating heavy materials.
  • Montek LC tablets are not meant to relieve acute asthma. In an acute attack, use your inhaler for asthma relief.
  • This medicine can cause anxiety, aggression, lack of sleep and suicidal thoughts. In case you experience any of these, immediately inform your doctor.
  • Montek LC Tablet should be discontinued at least three days before an allergy test, as it may influence the results.
  • Dry mouth is one possible side effect. Frequent mouth rinsing, practising good oral hygiene, drinking more water, and eating sugarless candy may help.
  • Montek LC should not be administered to children under 11 years of age with kidney problems.
dosage

Dosage of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Montek LC tablet include drowsiness, aggression, restlessness, thirst and headache. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Montek LC, 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...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

  • Montek LC works by the combined action of both its components - Montelukast and Levocetirizine.
  • Montelukast blocks the action of certain natural substances called leukotrienes, which are responsible for allergies. It reduces swelling, relaxes airways and makes breathing easier.
  • Levocetirizine blocks the action of histamine, a natural substance, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions and hence helps in relieving allergic symptoms.
interactions

Interactions of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • 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 rifampic...
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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: Can I stop taking Montek LC tablet if symptoms of allergy go away?

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

Q: Is Montek LC an antibiotic?

A: No, Montek LC is not an antibiotic, It is an anti-allergic medication.

Q: Does Montek LC cause sleep?

A: Montek LC 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: Are Montek LC and Telekast L the same?

A: Yes, the composition of the Montek LC tablet and Telekast L tablet is the same: montelukast and levocetirizine. Your doctor will prescribe suitable medicine based on the cause of your allergy and your medical history. Do not self-medicate, and always follow your doctor's advice.

Q: Montek LC vs Montek AB, how do they differ?

A: Montek LC tablet combines montelukast and levocetirizine to treat allergic rhinitis. Montek AB tablet contains montelukast and acebrophylline to manage COPD and asthma. It is recommended to use the medicine which is prescribed by your doctor and avoid self-medication.

Q: Is Montek LC for headaches?

A: No, Montek LC tablet is an anti-allergic medicine it is not effective in reducing headaches.

Q: Does Montek LC affect blood pressure?

A: No, Montek LC tablet is not known to affect your blood pressure. However, in an allergic event, your blood pressure may fall.

Q: Can Montek LC tablet be given for swine flu?

A: No, Montek LC tablet should not be used for the treatment of swine flu.

Q: How many times can we take Montek LC in a day?

A: You should take Montek LC only on days you have symptoms or as per the need. However, it is advised to take this medicine at the exact dose and frequency prescribed by the doctor. Do not exceed the prescribed dose and duration.

Q: What is the composition of Montek LC?

A: The composition of Montek LC consists of montelukast and levocetirizine, which is an antiallergic medicine that helps to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, cough or other allergic symptoms.

Q: Is Montek LC good for throat infections?

A: Montek LC tablet is an antiallergic medicine effective against various allergic conditions. However, this medicine may not effectively treat throat infections caused by various infective organisms.

Q: Is Montek LC a steroid?

A: No, Montek LC is not a steroid but an anti-allergic medicine.

Q: Is Montek LC safe for kidney patients?

A: Montek-LC Tablet should be used with caution if you have mild to moderate kidney problems. Depending on your situation, your doctor may monitor your kidney function while you take this medication.

Q: Montek LC vs Histafree M, are they the same?

A: No, Montek LC and Histafree M are different medications used for allergies. Montek LC contains Montelukast and Levocetirizine, while Histafree M contains Montelukast and Fexofenadine. You should only take the medicine prescribed by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and medical history.

Q: Montek LC vs Montek AB, what are the differences?

A: Montek LC and Montek AB are different medications. Montek LC contains Montelukast and Levocetirizine, while Montek AB contains Montelukast and Acebrophylline. You should only take the medication that your doctor has prescribed for you based on your diagnosis and medical history.
Last Updated on: 18 June 2024 | 1:12 PM (IST)

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