Telekast 10mg Tablet
Telekast 10mg Tablet

Telekast 10mg Tablet

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Telekast 10 MG Description

Telekast 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 m...
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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition, asthma
Side effectsHeadache, abdominal pain, drowsiness, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-ASTHMATIC
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Uses of Telekast 10 MG

  • Telekast 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 of Telekast 10 MG

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

Side effects of Telekast 10 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Telekast 10 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience agitation, aggression, irritability, restlessness and suicidal thinking, then immediately inform your doctor.
  • Telekast 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.

Mode of Action of Telekast 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Telekast 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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Directions for Use of Telekast 10 MG

  • Telekast 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 of Telekast 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Telekastmg 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 Telekast Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Telekast 10 MG

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

Dosage of Telekast 10 MG

Overdose

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

If you missed any dose of Telekast, 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 me...
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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 Telekast Tablet contain a steroid?

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

Q: Does Telekast Tablet make you sleepy?

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

Q: Can I take Telekast 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 Telekast 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 Telekast used for?

  • Telekast 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
TELEKAST
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:12 PM (IST)

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