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Montina L Tablets 10' S

Montina L Tablets 10' S

By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
59.50*
MRP 70.00
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Medical Description

Montina-L tablet is an anti-allergic 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 allergi

c symptoms. It is a combination medicine containing montelukast and levocetirizine. Montina-L tablet works by blocking the production of chemicals responsible for causing the allergy. Thus aids to ease breathing by reducing the inflammation of the airway. Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. It is a condition of inflammation or swelling inside your nose due to an allergen. The symptoms of allergic rhinitis include runny & stuffy nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms. Montina L tablets should be taken as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take this medicine with or without food. Your doctor may advise you to take the Montina L tablet, preferably at bedtime. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding about all the medicines and supplements you ta While taking this medicine you should rinse your nose regularly to clear the allergen from your nasal passage. As a precautionary measure you should avoid exposure to particular allergens you are aware of or suspect is triggering your allergy.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹59.50
You Save₹10.50 (15% on MRP)
ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg) + Montelukast(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsWeakness, rash, sleepiness, headache, cough, dry mouth
TherapyANTI-ALLERGIC
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uses

Uses of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

For the treatment of allergic rhinitis
contraindications

Contraindications of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine like Levocetirizine, Cetirizine or Montelukast.
  • If you have kidney problems or undergoing dialysis.
  • If you are unable to digest lactose and glucose (galactose intolerance).
sideEffects

Side effects of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

  • Tiredness or fatigue
  • Skin rash
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Dry mouth
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Dizziness or drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Indigestion or dyspepsia
  • Stomach pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Montina-L tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of this medicine in pregnancy is not established. Do not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Montina-L tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not safe to use this medicine during breastfeeding as Levocetirizine passes into human milk and can harm the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Montina-L tablet?
A:
This medicine usually does not affect driving ability. However, some individuals tend to experience dizziness or drowsiness while using this medicine. Hence, it is recommended to driving or operating any machinery after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Montina-L tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment, as it might alter your alertness. You should also 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 medicines for allergies (corticosteroids) like Prednisone and Prednisolone.
  • You are already taking painkillers like aspirin as it can increase the risk of asthma.
  • You experience a rash or breathing difficulty.
  • You are suffering from a psychiatric illness.
  • This medicine can cause anxiety, aggression, lack of sleep and suicidal thoughts. In case you experience any of these, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You are suffering from a genetic disorder called phenylketonuria.
  • You are not able to empty the bladder.
  • This medicine is not meant for relief from acute asthma. Use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

Take Montina-L tablet as directed by your physician.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

  • Store this medicine below 30°C.
  • Try to protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose 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 medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a dou...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast present in this tablet blocks certain natural substances called leukotrienes which may be responsible for the symptoms of allergies. It reduces swelling, relaxes airways and helps to make ...
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  • Levocetirizine blocks Histamine, a natural substance, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.
interactions

Interactions of MONTINA L TABLETS 10' S

Interactions with other medicines

  • This medicine contains levocetirizine and montelukast. Any interaction which is seen with any of these two components, when taken alone, may occur with this combination too.
  • Concomitant use of Montina-L Tablet with medicines used to treat fits or epilepsy like Phenytoin, medicines used to treat psychotic disorders like Phenobarbital and medicines used to treat tuberculosi...
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Interactions with food items

Montina-L tablet can be taken with or without food.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have depression. Can Montina-L tablet worsen it?

A: Montina-L tablet is known to cause side effects like anxiety, depression, irritability and suicidal behaviour. It would be best if you are cautious as there can be an increased frequency of suicidal thoughts. In case it occurs, immediately inform your family and doctor.

Q: Can I take Montina-L tablet during an asthma attack?

A: No, it will not help in an acute attack of asthma. It is advised to take appropriate rescue medicine like inhalers given by your doctor during an asthma attack. Keep taking Montina-L tablet as well and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Can I take Montina-L 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 Montina-L 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: Will Montina-L tablet make me drowsy?

A: Yes, this medicine can make some people drowsy. However, this may not be experienced by everyone taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor if this side effect is bothering you or hampering your day to day activities.

Q: Can I take Montina-L for dry cough?

A: No, Montina-L is an anti-allergic medicine. It is not effective for treating dry cough. Dry cough is a condition also known as non-productive cough in which there is not enough mucous produced that makes your airways, throat or chest sore.

Q: When is the best time to take Montina-L tablets?

A: Montina-L can be taken with or without food or as directed by your doctor. Your doctor decides how many tablets you should take and when you should take this medicine.

Q: What is the side effect of Montina L?

A: Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, mild rash, high temperature are a few common side effects that can be observed during the treatment. However, these symptoms are mild and go away with time.

Q: How long Montina-L can be taken?

A: Take Montina L for as long as your doctor recommends. Stopping this medicine in between the treatment may revert the allergic symptoms.

Q: What is Montina-L used for?

A: Montina-L is used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. The symptoms may include runny & stuffy nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes etc.

Q: Is Montina L a steroid?

A: No, Montina L tablet is not a steroid medicine. It is a combination of levocetirizine which is an anti-histaminic medicine and montelukast which is a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA).

Q: How to take Montina L?

A: Take Montina L tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor.

Q: Can I take Montina L for allergic skin?

A: Allergic skin may be caused due to various reasons like when the skin is exposed to allergens, or it can also be conditions like eczema or hives. Your doctor will recommend if it is suitable for you to take Montina L tablets for your skin allergy. Avoid self-medication.

Q: Is Montina L an antibiotic?

A: No, Montina L tablet is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an anti-allergic medicine that is used for the treatment of allergic symptoms.

Q: Montina L vs. Montek LC?

A: Both Montina L and Montek LC are anti-allergic medicines used in the treatment of allergic symptoms such as runny and stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, swelling, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness. Both the medicines contain a combination of levocetirizine and montelukast as active substances. The medicines only differ in their brand name. However, it is recommended that you should always take the brand medicine that is recommended by your doctor.

Q: Can Montina L be used in children?

A: Yes, Montina L tablet can be used in children only if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.

Q: What precautions should I take when taking Montina L?

  • When taking Montina L tablets, you should inform your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, or supplements that you take and about your complete medical history.
  • Inform the doctor if you are allergic to any medicines.
  • If you experience sleepiness or tiredness, after taking this medicine, avoid driving, operating heavy machinery, or performing any tasks that require mental alertness.
  • Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine or alcohol along with Montina L tablets.
  • If you experience any side effects after taking this medicine, talk to your doctor.
  • If you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding, inform your doctor before starting this medicine.

Q: Can Montina L be taken with other medicines?

A: Montina L tablet can be taken with other medicines only if directed by your doctor. Before starting this medicine, it is recommended to inform your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, or supplements that you take to avoid any possible interaction.
Last Updated on: 7 November 2022 | 11:25 AM (IST)
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