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Montelast 5mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 87.42*
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Montelast 5 MG Description

Montelast Tablet is an anti-allergic medicine used for the treatment of asthma and other allergic conditions such as a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes, itching, etc. It contains montelukast as its

main component. This medicine works by inhibiting the action of natural chemical substance leukotrienes responsible for allergic conditions. By blocking leukotrienes, Montelukast improves asthma symptoms, helps control asthma and improves seasonal allergy symptoms. Montelast Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and 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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ContainsMontelukast(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition, asthma
Side effectsHeadache, abdominal pain, drowsiness, dizziness
TherapyANTI-ASTHMATIC
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uses

Uses of Montelast 5 MG

  • Montelast Tablet is used for the treatment of asthma, which is inadequately controlled by other inhaled medications and exercise-induced asthma.
  • It is also used for relieving symptoms of allergic rhinitis (runny nose, sneezing, chest congestion, itching, watery eyes and stuffy nose).
contraindications

Contraindications of Montelast 5 MG

If you are allergic to montelukast or any other components of Montelast Tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Montelast 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Dry mouth
  • Rash
  • Cough
  • Nasal congestion
  • Dyspepsia
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Montelast 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Montelast Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Montelast Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy under medical supervision. Use this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Montelast Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Montelast Tablets in breastfeeding mothers. Use this medicine while breastfeeding only if prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Montelast Tablet?
A:
Montelast Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Montelast Tablet?
A:
Avoid intake of alcohol while taking Montelast Tablet as this may make you more drowsy.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience agitation, aggression, irritability, restlessness and suicidal thinking, then immediately inform your doctor.
  • Montelast mg is not meant for relief during an acute attack of asthma. You are advised to have appropriate rescue medication to manage such acute events.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Montelast 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Montelast mg tablet containing montelukast works by opposing the actions of Leukotrienes. Leukotrienes cause narrowing and swelling of airways in the lungs and also cause allergy symptoms. By blocking...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Montelast 5 MG

  • Montelast Tablet should be taken 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.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Montelast 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Montelastmg may be administered routinely with other medications used for the management and chronic treatment of asthma.
  • Medicines used for the treatment of seizures or fits such as phenytoin and medicine used in the treatment of tuberculosis such as rifampicin should be used cautiously.
  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking before starting with Montelast Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Montelast 5 MG

  • Store Montelast Tablet at room temperature in a cool dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Montelast 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Montelast Tablet include vomiting, abdominal pain, thirst, somnolence (drowsiness) and mood disorders. If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immed...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Montelast, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of m...
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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: Does Montelast Tablet contain a steroid?

A: No, Montelast Tablet does not contain any steroid. It contains Montelukast.

Q: Does Montelast Tablet make you sleepy?

A: Montelast Tablet can make you feel sleepy or drowsy. This medicine has drowsiness as its common side effect.

Q: Can I take Montelast 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: Can I stop taking Montelast 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: What is Montelast used for?

  • Montelast Tablet is used for the treatment of asthma, which is inadequately controlled by other inhaled medications and exercise-induced asthma.
  • It is also used for relieving symptoms of allergic rhinitis (runny nose, sneezing, chest congestion, itching, watery eyes and stuffy nose).
Product Details
Brand
MONTELAST
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:12 PM (IST)
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