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Mtnl Tablet

By CENTAUR PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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

Medical Description

Mtnl Tablet is used for the management of symptoms such as runny & stuffy nose (allergic rhinitis), blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms. It is a combination...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Mtnl Tablet

To treat allergic rhinitis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Mtnl Tablet

  • 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 Mtnl Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Blocked nose
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Indigestion
  • Infections
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Pain in the stomach and abdomen
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Mtnl Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mtnl 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 Mtnl 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.
  • It can cause drowsiness in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Mtnl Tablet?
A:
This medicine 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 Mtnl Tablet?
A:
It is advised 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 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Mtnl Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast blocks certain natural substances called leukotriene, which cause symptoms of allergy. It reduces swelling, relaxes airways and helps to make breathing easier.
  • Levocetirizine blocks histamine, a natural substance, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Mtnl Tablet

  • Take Mtnl Tablet as directed by your physician.
  • Mtnl Tablet can be taken with or without food.
interactions

Interactions of Mtnl Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Mtnl Tablet contains Levocetirizine and Montelukast. Any interaction which is seen with any of these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination too.
  • Medicines used to treat psychotic disorders may cause drowsiness if used concomitantly.
  • The use of Medicine used to treat fits such as Phenytoin together with this medicine can affect the effect of this medicine.
  • Antiviral Medicine such as Ritonavir may interfere with the effectiveness of this medicine when used concomitantly.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Mtnl Tablet

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

Dosage of Mtnl Tablet

Overdose

  • Symptoms of 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 missed 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 double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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 Mtnl Tablet worsen it?

A: Mtnl 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 Mtnl 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 Mtnl Tablet as well and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Can I take Mtnl Tablet in pregnancy?

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

Q: Can I stop taking Mtnl 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.

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, dry mouth, tiredness, blocked nose, dizziness
Last Updated on: 19 Apr 2021 | 10:22 AM (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.