LCZ-Mont Tablet


Overview

Uses of LCZ-Mont Tablet
LCZ-Mont Tablet is used in the treatment of sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.
LCZ-Mont Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
How to use LCZ-Mont 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. LCZ-Mont Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How LCZ-Mont Tablet works
LCZ-Mont Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Montelukast which relieve sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking another chemical messenger (leukotriene). This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose, and improves symptoms.
LCZ-Mont Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
LCZ-Mont Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
LCZ-Mont Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
LCZ-Mont Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
LCZ-Mont Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
LCZ-Mont Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of LCZ-Mont Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of LCZ-Mont Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
LCZ-Mont Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of LCZ-Mont Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of LCZ-Mont Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed LCZ-Mont 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 LCZ-Mont Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking LCZ-Mont 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 LCZ-Mont Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of LCZ-Mont?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What is LCZ-Mont?
LCZ-Mont is a combination of two medicines: Montelukast and Levocetirizine. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which helps to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes and cough. It works by lowering chemicals in the body that cause allergy symptoms. Montelukast works by blocking another chemical messenger (leukotriene) and reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose. This further helps to relieve the symptoms.
Q. Can the use of LCZ-Mont cause drowsiness or sleepiness?
Yes, the most common side effect of LCZ-Mont is sleepiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention unless your doctor says that you may do so. Do not drink alcohol or take other central nervous system depressants, such as cough and cold medicines. Also avoid taking certain pain relief medicines and medicines that help you sleep as they can lead to severe drowsiness or can worsen it, causing falls or accidents.
Q. Can LCZ-Mont be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?
No, LCZ-Mont should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any side effects of this medicine or the symptoms of allergy are worsened, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of LCZ-Mont cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of LCZ-Mont 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. Can I drink alcohol while taking LCZ-Mont?
No, do not take alcohol while taking LCZ-Mont. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by LCZ-Mont.
Q. Will LCZ-Mont be more effective if taken in higher doses?
No, taking a higher dose of this medicine than recommended will not make it more effective. Consuming higher than the recommended dose of LCZ-Mont can cause increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th Oct 2018.
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