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Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip

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

Medical Description

Odimont-LC tablet is a combination medicine used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic sy...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

Odimont-LC tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitides, such as a runny or stuffed nose, blockage in airways, difficulty in breathing, sneezing and watery eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Levocetirizine, cetirizine or any other component of the Odimont-LC tablet.
  • If you have kidney problems or you are undergoing dialysis.
  • If you are unable to digest lactose and glucose (galactose intolerance).
sideEffects

Side effects of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Cough
  • Sleepiness
  • Blocked or a runny nose
  • Dizziness or drowsiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Odimont-LC tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Odimont-LC tablet on pregnancy. It is recommended to avoid taking this medicine unless it is prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor about your pregnancy or if you think you may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Odimont-LC tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • A component of the Odimont-LC tablet passes into human breast milk and may cause drowsiness in the newborn baby. It is recommended to avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding unless it is prescr...
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driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the an Odimont-LC tablet?
A:
You may feel dizziness or drowsiness after taking the Odimont-LC tablet. Thus, it is advised to be cautious while driving or operating any machinery after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Odimont-LC tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment as it might alter your alertness and increase side effects. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.
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 difficulty in breathing.
  • 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 completely.
  • Odimont-LC tablet is not meant for relief from acute asthma, use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast blocks certain natural substances called leukotrienes, which may cause allergies. 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 Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

Odimont-LC 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 should preferably be taken at night. It would be b...
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interactions

Interactions of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Odimont-LC 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.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for a...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for fits (like phenytoin), anxiety, tuberculosis such as rifampicin etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • 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 Odimont Lc Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose include drowsiness, aggression, restlessness, thirst and headache.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed any dose of this 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 this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have depression, can Odimont-LC tablet worsen it?

A: Odimont-LC 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 the Odimont-LC 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 this medicine as well, and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Is Odimont-LC tablet a steroid?

A: No, the Odimont-LC tablet is an anti-allergic medicine.

Q: Can Odimont-LC tablet be used for cough?

A: No, Odimont-LC is not used for cough. It used for cold and allergic conditions.

Q: Odimont LC vs Montek Lc, which is better?

A: Both the medicines have the same active ingredient which is montelukast and levocetirizine. The only brand is different. The doctor will prescribe the appropriate medicine based on the medical condition and medical history. Hence, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.

Q: How many days can Odimont LC be taken?

A: It is usually prescribed for a short duration or as per the need. Take this medicine for the prescribed duration only. If your symptoms persist even after 3-4 days of taking this medicine, then consult your doctor, but do not take it endlessly on your own.

Q: Is Odimont Lc an antibiotic?

A: No, Odimont Lc is not an antibiotic. It contains montelukast and levocetirizine, which is an anti-allergic medicine.

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsDizziness, Headache, Dry mouth, Sleepiness
Last Updated on: 10 Nov 2021 | 10:28 AM (IST)
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