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Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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molecules
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Desloratadine(5.0 Mg) + Montelukast(10.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ASTHMATIC

Medical Description

Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets is a combination of Montelukast and Desloratadine. Montelukast inhibits leukotriene's effects, a natural substance in the body responsible for inflammation and allergic...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets is used in adults to reduce the symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, and watery eyes. This condition is termed as allergic rhinitis. It can ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you are allergic to Desloratadine or Montelukast or any other ingredients of this medicine
sideEffects

Side effects of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea
  • Fatigue, fever
  • Sleepiness
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Dry mouth
  • Skin rash
  • Muscle pain, menstrual cramps
  • Mood change, irritation, fits, difficulty breathing (uncommon)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the effects of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets in human pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if needed, and the advantages outweigh the risks. You should consult your doctor before starting this medicine if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or plan to have a child.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets passes into human milk and can be harmful to the newborn baby. Thus, either this medicine or breastfeeding should be discontinued. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets may make you dizzy, feel sleepy, and may affect your vision. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets, as it may worsen this medicine's side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have asthma, or your breathing gets worse, or you have a history of seizures (fits).
  • You are taking medicines for allergies (corticosteroids) like Prednisone and Prednisolone.
  • You are already taking painkillers like aspirin.
  • You are suffering from psychiatric illness.
  • You are suffering from a genetic disorder called phenylketonuria. This medicine should be used as may produce severe side effects.
  • You experience aggressiveness, difficulty in sleeping, hallucinations, memory disturbances, depression, anxiety, disorientation, dream abnormality, irritability, suicidal thinking, and behaviour durin...
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  • Consult your doctor if symptoms do not improve even after using this medicine, or you experience symptoms like flu illness, numbness sensation in hands or feet and rashes, and severe hypersensitivity ...
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  • Your doctor may ask you for frequent visits and blood test during treatment with this medicine as in rare cases, it may produce condition like Churg-Strauss syndrome.
  • Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • A chemical called leukotriene, when released in the human body, produces swelling in the airway, inflammation in the lungs (oedema and damage), and windpipe muscle contractions. Montelukast tablet wor...
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  • Another chemical called histamine is responsible for allergy-related symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, watering from eyes, and rashes. Desloratadine blocks the effects of this histamine and improves...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets with sufficient water. You can consume it with or without food. Don't break, cut, or chew this medicine.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time, and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than the prescribed quantity by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets contains Montelukast and Desloratadine. Any interaction which is seen with any of these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination too.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine with Gemfibrozil (used to lower fats or cholesterol levels in the body) may increase the side effects of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets
  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with medicines used to treat fits or epilepsy (Phenytoin), medicines used to treat anxiety or sleeplessness (Phenobarbital), medicines used to treat tuberculosis a...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tabletss below 25°C in the original package away from sunlight and moisture. Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children and pets. Do not use this tablet after ...
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dosage

Dosage of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

The symptoms of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets overdose are headache, vomiting, stomach pain, increased thirst, sleepiness, hyperactivity, and abdominal pain. If you experience any of these symptoms ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tabletss, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed one. Do not take double medicine t...
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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: Is Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets habit-forming?

A: No, Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets is not habit-forming.

Q: After a few days of usage, my symptoms have improved. Should I stop Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets now?

A: No, your doctor may have prescribed this medicine to prevent allergic rhinitis. If you stop this medicine before the recommendation, your symptoms may worsen. You should complete the course of treatment and should not stop this medicine without the doctor's advice.

Q: How many times should I take Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets in a day?

A: You need to take Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets in doses and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q: Can I get dryness of mouth with the use of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets?

A: Yes, dry mouth is a common side effect of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets medicine. It would help if you frequently rinse your mouth and keep good oral hygiene.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to have a baby

Q: I am taking medicines to lower my cholesterol; can I use Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets with that?

A: Gemfibrozil is one of the medicines that lower the fat or lipid levels in the body. If you take Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tabletss with it, the side effects of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets will increase. So you need to consult your doctor before using the medicine.

Q: Is Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets safe to use in pregnancy?

A: There is no safety information available about the use of Ventidox Dl Strip Of 10 Tablets in pregnancy. Hence, it should not be used in pregnancy unless considered absolutely necessary by your doctor and has more benefits than risks.
Last Updated on: 15 Oct 2020 | 05:31 AM (IST)
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