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Telekast F Tablet

By LUPIN
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Montelukast(10.0 Mg) + Fexofenadine(120.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Telekast F tablet is used for the management of symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms. It is a com...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Telekast F Tablet

Telekast F Tablet is used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis in adults only.
contraindications

Contraindications of Telekast F Tablet

If you are allergic to Montelukast and Fexofenadine or any of the ingredient of Telekast F tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Telekast F Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Tiredness
  • Cough
  • Throat infection
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Telekast F Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telekast F Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Telekast F tablet can be used during pregnancy only if your doctor considers it essential.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telekast F Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Telekast F tablet should not be consumed while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telekast F Tablet?
A:
If you experience dizziness or drowsiness after taking Telekast F tablet, do not drive or operate any machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telekast F Tablet?
A:
Avoid using alcohol along with Telekast F tablet, especially if you have any liver disease. Consuming alcohol while taking this medicine can worsen the side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any blood disorder, abnormal blood count and swelling of blood vessels.
  • You have any heart-related disorder, joint disorder or muscle weakness.
  • You are suffering from any brain-related problems like aggression, anxiety, depression, abnormal dreams, lack of sleep, irritation, restlessness or suicidal thoughts.
  • You have known allergy to aspirin or other painkillers or you have acute asthma.
  • You have kidney or liver function problem or you are an elderly patient.
  • You are experiencing rapid heartbeats, palpitations and excessive sweating
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Telekast F Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Telekast F tablet works by the combined action of Montelukast and Fexofenadine.
  • Montelukast works by blocking the action of allergic mediator leukotrienes by binding to leukotriene receptors and helps in relieving the symptoms of allergy.
  • Fexofenadine works by blocking the action of natural substance histamine which is produced by the body during allergic reactions.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Telekast F Tablet

  • Telekast F tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • 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

Interactions of Telekast F Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Telekast F tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you ha...
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  • Medicines acting on the brain to produce calmness if taken along with Telekast F may reduce the alertness and impairment of performance.
  • Concomitant use of antibiotic such as erythromycin or antifungal such as Ketoconazole can increase the levels of this medicine.
  • Maintain a minimum gap of 2 hours between the administration of Telekast F and antacid medicines containing aluminium and magnesium.
  • Other medicines such as Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Rifampin and Gemfibrozil should be used cautiously. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice, orange or apple may interfere with the activity of Telekast F tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Telekast F Tablet

  • Store Telekast F tablets at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Telekast F Tablet

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Telekast F tablet include stomach pain, sleepiness, thirst feeling, headache, vomiting, altered mental state, drowsiness, dry mouth, tiredness and dizziness. In case of ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Telekast F tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Telekast F Tablet in acute attacks of asthma?

A: Telekast F is not indicated for use in the reversal of bronchospasm in acute asthma attacks including status asthmaticus.

Q: Can I take Telekast F Tablet with grape juice?

A: Do not take this medicine with grapefruit juice. Also, do not take with apple and orange.

Q: Can I take Telekast F 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.

Q: Can I stop taking Telekast F 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: What is Telekast F used for?

A: Telekast F is used for the management of symptoms of allergic rhinitis or hay fever such as runny & stuffed nose, blockage in airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms.

Q: Which is better - Montair LC or Telekast F?

A: Both Montair LC and Telekast F are anti-allergic medicines used for the management of symptoms of allergic rhinitis. There is a difference in their composition. Montair LC contains a combination of Montelukast and Levocetirizine while Telekast F contains a combination of Montelukast and Fexofenadine. Your doctor will decide which one to prescribe to you after accessing your disease condition.

Q: Can I take Telekast F tablet for cough?

A: Cough could be due to any reason, such as allergy or viral infection. So, the doctor shall prescribe the same based on your diagnosis and your medical history. Avoid self-medication.

Q: What is the difference between Telekast L and Telekast F?

A: Both Telekast L and Telekast F are anti-allergic medicines used for the management of symptoms of allergic rhinitis. There is a difference in their composition. Telekast F contains a combination of montelukast and fexofenadine, while Telekast L contains a combination of montelukast and levocetirizine.

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Fexofenadine(120.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsDizziness, headache, drowsiness, nausea, indigestion
Last Updated on: 28 Oct 2021 | 04:48 PM (IST)
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