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

Montek Lc Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Montek LC tablet is an antiallergic medicine. It is used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as a runny & stuffy nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic ...
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It is a combination medicine containing montelukast and levocetirizine. Montek LC works by blocking the production of chemicals responsible for causing the allergy. This aids in easing breathing by re...
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You may experience headaches, dry mouth and dizziness after taking Montek LC. However, these side effects are temporary and resolve on their own. If these side effects worsen, contact your doctor imme...
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Montek LC tablets should be taken as directed by the doctor, in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. Swallow it with a glass of water, with or without food. Your doctor may advi...
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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 m...
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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, dry mouth, tiredness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Montek LC tablet is used for relieving symptoms of allergic rhinitis (runny nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, chest congestion, itching, watery eyes and stuffed nose).

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).

Side effects of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

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

Precautions and Warnings of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

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.

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

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

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.

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.
  • Montek LC tablet is not meant for relief from acute asthma. Use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.
  • Montek LC should not be used in children below 11 years of age with kidney problems.

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.

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.

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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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 is 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 of MONTEK LC STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • Montek LC tablet can interact with other medicines and produce an altered response.
  • Some medicine may alter the way Montek LC works, or Montek 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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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 take Montek 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. Keep taking this medicine as well and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Is Montek LC safe during pregnancy?

A: There is inadequate information available on the safety of Montek LC in pregnancy. Hence, it should be used if prescribed by your doctor. You should avoid self-medicating this medicine or any medicine during pregnancy.

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 this medicine in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms.

Q: Is Montek LC an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic. Montek LC is an anti-allergic medicine.

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: The composition of the Montek LC tablet and Telekast L tablet is the same which is montelukast and levocetirizine. These medicines are used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis (a runny & stuffy nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching and watery eyes). Based on the cause of your allergy and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe the suitable medicine for you. Do not self-medicate in any case and always follow your doctor's advice.

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

A: Montek LC tablet is a combination of two antiallergic medicines namely montelukast and levocetirizine and it is generally used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Montek AB tablet contains a combination of montelukast and acebrophylline and it is generally used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. It is recommended to use the medicine which is prescribed by your doctor, avoid self-medication.

Q: Is Montek LC for headache?

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

Q: Does Montek LC affect blood pressure?

A: No, Montek LC tablet is not know to affect your blood pressure. However, in an allergic event you 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 for 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 in the exact dose and frequency prescribed by the doctor. Do not exceed the prescribed dose and duration.

Q: Should Montek LC be taken before food?

A: You can take Montek LC either before or after meals or as suggested by the doctor.

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 infection?

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

Q: Can Montek LC tablet make me dizzy?

A: Medicine along with desired effects possesses side effects as well. However, not everyone gets affected. Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of the Montek LC. If the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine that does not cause sleepiness.

Q: Is Montek LC a steroid?

A: No, Montek LC is not a steroid. It is an antiallergic medicine used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as a runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms.

Q: Is Montek LC good for cough?

A: Montek LC can be taken for a cough associated with allergies. Do not self medicate and always take medicines prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I take Montek lc along with ATM tablet?

A: You can take these two medicines together only if prescribed by your doctor. Avoid self medication.

Q: Can a kidney transplant patient take a Montek LC tablet?

A: Montek LC tablet should not be used if you have kidney problems or undergoing dialysis.
Product Details
Brand
MONTEK LC
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2024
Last Updated on: 8 August 2022 | 17:14 (IST)

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