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Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

By LINCOLN PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 106.70
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Medical Description

Salphyllin Sr Tablet contains a combination of montelukast and levocetirizine as its active ingredients. It is used for providing relief from allergic rhinitis such as a runny & stuffy nose, blockage ...
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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, dry mouth, tiredness, blocked nose, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Salphyllin Sr Tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, such as a runny or stuffy nose, blockage in airways, difficulty in breathing, sneezing and watery eyes.

Contraindications of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine, cetirizine or montelukast or any other ingredients of Salphyllin Sr Tablet.
  • If you have kidney problems or undergoing dialysis.
  • If you are unable to digest lactose and glucose (galactose intolerance).

Side effects of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Cough
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Salphyllin Sr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Salphyllin Sr Tablet during 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 that you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Salphyllin Sr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A component of Salphyllin Sr 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 prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are a breast-feeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Salphyllin Sr Tablet?
A:
You may feel dizziness or drowsiness after taking Salphyllin Sr Tablet. Thus, it is advised to be cautious while driving or operating any machinery after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Salphyllin Sr 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.

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.
  • You are suffering from a genetic disorder called phenylketonuria.
  • You are not able to empty the bladder completely.
  • This medicine can cause anxiety, aggression, lack of sleep and suicidal thoughts. In case you experience any of these, immediately inform your doctor.
  • Salphyllin Sr Tablet is not meant for relief from acute asthma. Use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.

Mode of Action of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast blocks certain natural substances called leukotrienes which may cause allergies. It acts by reducing the swelling, relaxes airways and helps to make breathing easier.
  • Levocetirizine blocks histamine a natural substance, which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.

Directions for Use of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Salphyllin Sr Tablet should be taken as instructed 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...
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Interactions of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Salphyllin Sr Tablet works, or tab Salphyllin Sr itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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Storage and disposal of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 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 of Salphyllin Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • An overdose of Salphyllin Sr Tablet may cause 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 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: Can I take Salphyllin Sr 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 Salphyllin Sr Tablet as well and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Can I take Salphyllin Sr 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-medication with this medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking Salphyllin Sr 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: When should I take the Salphyllin Sr?

A: You should take this medicine during day or night, as advised by your doctor. Sometimes, this medicine may induce drowsiness in some people as one of its side effects. Hence, the doctor usually recommends taking this medicine at bedtime.
Product Details
Brand
SALPHYLLIN SR
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 11:37 PM (IST)
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