Telekast L Tab 15'S
Telekast L Tab 15'S

Telekast L Tab 15'S

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Montelukast(10.0 Mg) + Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Telekast-L tablet is an anti-allergic medicine. It contains a combination of montelukast and levocetirizine. Telekast-L Tablet is used for the management of symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny...
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uses

Uses of Telekast L Tab 15'S

  • For the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
  • For treating the symptoms of cold and flu.
contraindications

Contraindications of Telekast L Tab 15'S

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine like Levocetirizine, Cetirizine or Montelukast.
  • If you have kidney problems or undergoing dialysis.
  • If you are unable to digest lactose and glucose (galactose intolerance).
sideEffects

Side effects of Telekast L Tab 15'S

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Telekast L Tab 15'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Telekast-L tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of this medicine in pregnancy is not established. Do not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Telekast-L tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should consult your doctor before taking this medicine, especially if you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Telekast-L tablet?
A:
Telekast-L tablet is not known to affect driving ability. However, it may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some individuals. Hence, if you experience any dizziness, then driving or operating heavy materials should be avoided.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Telekast-L tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment, as it might alter your alertness. You should also not drink alcohol if you are taking any medicines for sleeplessness, as the side effects may worsen.
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 they can increase the risk of asthma.
  • You experience a rash or breathing difficulty.
  • 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.
  • This medicine is not meant for relief from acute asthma. Use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Telekast L Tab 15'S

How Does It Work?

  • Montelukast inhibits a set of natural substances called leukotrienes which may cause the symptoms associated with 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 Telekast L Tab 15'S

  • Telekast-L 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 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

Interactions of Telekast L Tab 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Telekast-L tablet works or Telekast-L tablet itself can alter the action of other medicines taken along. Inform your doctor about all the medicines and supplements...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Telekast L Tab 15'S

  • Store Telekast-L below 30°C.
  • Try to protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Telekast L Tab 15'S

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include drowsiness, aggression, restlessness, thirst and headache. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the 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 dos...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

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-L tablet if I have a neurological disorder?

A: Telekast-L Tablet is known to cause neuropsychiatric events (for example behaviour and mood-related changes) in some individuals. It would be best to inform your doctor immediately if you experience any such symptoms.

Q: Can I take Telekast-L 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 Telekast-L tablet as well and do not stop it abruptly.

Q: Can I stop taking Telekast-L 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 an allergic rhinitis?

A: Allergic rhinitis is an allergic response of the body when the body is exposed to certain allergens such as airborne pollens from trees, grasses, dust and weeds. The typical symptoms include stuffy, runny or itchy nose, sneezing, swollen, red itchy eyes.

Q: What is Telekast-L tablet used for?

A: Telekast-L tablet is used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is also used for treating the symptoms of cold and flu.

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ContainsMontelukast(10.0 Mg),Levocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, dry mouth, tiredness, dizziness
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 10:51 AM (IST)
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