Telekast A Tablet
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Telekast A Tablet is used to treat blockage, swelling and irritation associated with bronchial asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cure symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as a
runny nose, sneezing, red, itchy, and watery eyes. It contains a combination of montelukast and acebrophylline. Telekast A Tablet works by relaxing the muscles of the air passages, widening and making breathing easier. It should not be used in children below 18 years of age. Inform the doctor if you have any medical condition and are on any medication. You may feel sleepy, dizzy, nauseous, vomiting and stomach pain after consuming Telekast A Tablet. If these symptoms do not resolve or worsen, consult the doctor....
Uses of Telekast A Tablet
Telekast A Tablet is used to treat allergic rhinitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchial asthma in adults.
Contraindications of Telekast A Tablet
- If you are allergic to montelukast, acebrophylline or any other component of Telekast A Tablet.
- If you had a heart attack in past.
- If you have liver or kidney disease.
- If you have or had hypotension, irregular heartbeat, heart failure or heart disease.
Side effects of Telekast A Tablet
- Headache, fever, drowsiness
- Stomach pain, stomach discomfort, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation, and heartburn
- Increased liver enzymes
- Rash, itching
Precautions and Warnings of Telekast A Tablet
Can I take Telekast A Tablet during pregnancy?
Telekast A Tablet should not be used during pregnancy, as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Talk to the doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Inform the doctor if you are on other medication.
Can I take Telekast A Tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Telekast A Tablet on breastfeeding. Use while breastfeeding is not recommended, inform the doctor if you are a nursing mother.
Can I drive if I have consumed Telekast A Tablet?
Telekast A Tablet does not affect the ability to drive. However if you experience dizziness, drowsiness, and headache avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Telekast A Tablet?
No, you should not consume alcohol with Telekast A Tablet. It might reduce the effectiveness and increases drowsiness.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have or had liver, kidney or heart disease or disorder.
- You are giving it to elderly patient age more than 65 years.
- You have other medical condition like hyperthyroidism or hypertension, stomach or intestinal ulcer or fits, and are on any medication.
- You experience any psychiatric events after taking Telekast A Tablet.
- You experience any unusual symptoms.
- Telekast A Tablet should not be replaced with other medicine suddenly. It should not use for an acute asthma attack.
- Telekast A Tablet should not be used for children below 18 years of age.
Mode of Action of Telekast A Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Montelukast helps to control the symptoms by blocking the action of a substance in the body called leukotrienes which causes narrowing and swelling of airways in the lungs and cause symptoms of allergic rhinitis and asthma....Read more
- Acebrophylline works by relaxing the muscles of the airway, thinning and loosening the mucus of the airway, which makes it easy to breathe for people with lung problems. It also has an anti-inflammatory action that helps to treat any underlying cause....Read more
Directions for Use of Telekast A Tablet
- Telekast A Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
- Take at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume more than that prescribed by a doctor.
Interactions of Telekast A Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Telekast A Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell the doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
- Medicines used to treat infections such as erythromycin, ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, amoxicillin increases the effect of Telekast A Tablet when used concomitantly.
- Concomitant use of medicines used to treat heart disease such as furosemide, diltiazem, verapamil, isoprenaline may increase the effect of Telekast A Tablet.
- Medicines used to treat fits and tuberculosis such as phenytoin, phenobarbital and rifampin decrease the effect of Telekast A Tablet when co-administered.
- Medicines used to treat abnormal blood lipid levels such as gemfibrozil may increase the effect of Telekast A Tablet when co-administered.
Storage and disposal of Telekast A Tablet
- Store at temperature below
- 25°C in a cool, dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Telekast A Tablet
Excess of Telekast A Tablet may cause stomach pain, sleepiness, thirst, headache, vomiting, nausea, chest pain, bloody vomit, restlessness, fits, and increased heart rate. If you have taken too much o
f this medicine, contact the doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Telekast A Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop taking Telekast A Tablet if I feel better?
A: Do not stop taking Telekast A Tablet until and unless the doctor advises you. If you stop taking the medicine, it can lead to serious breathing problem which can be very dangerous. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose as per need.
Q: Can I take an additional dose of Telekast A Tablet during a sudden asthma attack?
A: No, Telekast A Tablet should not be used for sudden (acute) asthma attacks as it takes time to act, and it does not relieve your obstructive symptoms immediately. You must use an asthma inhaler for such emergencies. Reach out to the doctor immediately.
Q: Is Telekast A Tablet a steroid medicine?
A: No, Telekast A Tablet is not a steroid medicine. It belongs to the anti-allergic class of medicine.
Q: Is Telekast A Tablet safe to use in elderly people?
A: No, it should not be given without consulting the doctor. Elderly people are more prone to suffer from certain medical conditions. Telekast A Tablet needs to be given cautiously in them. Hence, consulting the doctor is necessary before you start this medicine.
Last Updated on: 06 May 2021 | 10:34 PM (IST)
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