D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.
D Montus Tablet side effects
Side Effects of D Montus are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Dryness in mouth, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Fatigue, Headache.
How to use D Montus Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Desloratadine and Montelukast which treat sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Desloratadine is an antiallergic which blocks the action a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of another chemical messenger (leukotriene). This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose, and improves symptoms.
In Depth Information on D Montus Tablet
Expert advice for D Montus Tablet
You have been prescribed D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet to help relieve symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough.
Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
Do not drink alcohol while taking D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
Stop taking D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
D Montus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for D Montus Tablet
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of D Montus 5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can D Montus be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?
No, D Montus should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any problem due to D Montus, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of D Montus cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of D Montus can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water; Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. What should be avoided while taking D Montus?
Do not take it with any fruit juices, including apple, orange, or grapefruit, as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking D Montus. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by D Montus.
Q. Will D Montus be more effective if taken in higher doses?
No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective. Consuming higher than the recommended dose of D Montus can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can I use D Montus while breastfeeding?
No, D Montus can not recommended in breastfeeding mothers. Inform your healthcare provider if you are breastfeeding the baby.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.