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Telekast L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 134.70
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Telekast L Tablet Description

Telekast-L 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 in

airways, sneezing, itching, watery eyes and other allergic symptoms. This medicine blocks the release of chemical substances, histamine and leukotrienes responsible for allergic symptoms. Take tab Telekast L with or without medicine. You may experience dizziness as a side effect, and thus it is recommended to take this medicine at bedtime. Inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease and are on dialysis, as the use of this medicine in such a condition is not recommended.


Product Summary

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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg) + Montelukast(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, dry mouth, tiredness, blocked nose, dizziness
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Uses of Telekast L Tablet

Telekast-L 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 Telekast L Tablet

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

Side effects of Telekast L Tablet

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Cough
  • Sleepiness
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Rash
  • Fever
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)

Precautions and Warnings of Telekast L Tablet



Can I take the Telekast-L tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Telekast-L 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

Can I take Telekast-L tablet while breastfeeding?
A component of Telekast-L 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.


Can I drive if I have consumed Telekast-L tablet?
You may feel dizziness or drowsiness after taking Telekast-L tablet. Thus, it is advised to be cautious while driving or operating any machinery after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Telekast-L tablet?
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.
  • Telekast-L tablet is not meant for relief from acute asthma. Use your inhaler for asthma relief in an acute attack.

Mode of Action of Telekast L Tablet

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 Telekast L Tablet

Telekast-L 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 be...
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Interactions of Telekast L Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Telekast-L tablet works, or tab Telekast L 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 Telekast L Tablet

  • 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 Telekast L Tablet


  • An overdose of Telekast-L 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


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I have low mood condition. Can Telekast-L tablet worsen it?

A: Telekast-L tablet is known to cause side effects like anxiety, low mood, irritability and suicidal behaviour. It would be best if you are cautious as there can be an increased frequency of suicidal thoughts. In case it occurs, immediately inform your family and doctor.

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 take Telekast-L 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 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 the compostition of Telekast L?

A: Telekast L is a combination medicine containing montelukast and levocetirizine, as its active ingredient.

Q: When should I take the Telekast L?

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.

Q: How long Telekast L can be taken?

A: You can take Telekast L for as long as a doctor has prescribed you. Do not take it for longer than prescribed, without consulting a doctor. If you do not feel any improvement, even after taking it for a few days, immediately inform the doctor.

Q: Can we take Telekast L daily?

A: The dose, duration and frequency of this medicine are decided by your doctor after accessing your disease condition and the patient's response to the treatment. Do not take this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Telekast L tablet make me dizzy?

A: Medicine along with desired effects possesses side effects as well. However, not everyone gets affected. Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of Telekast L. If the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine that does not cause sleepiness.
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