Lungdox-M Tablet SR

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Introduction

Lungdox-M Tablet SR is a combination medicine used to treat and prevent asthma. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening it and making it easier to breathe. It also relieves allergic symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Lungdox-M Tablet SR is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, insomnia, irritability, increased heart rate, and flu-like symptoms. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may cause sleepiness and dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Lungdox-M Tablet SR

Benefits of Lungdox-M Tablet SR

In Asthma

Lungdox-M Tablet SR can help prevent the onset of an asthma attack if it is taken before exercise or exposure to some “triggers” that include house dust, pollen, pets and cigarette smoke. It also helps the airways in your lungs stay open. It relaxes the muscles of these airways. This makes it easier for air to get in and out. This medicine will allow you to exercise more freely without worrying about getting symptoms such as wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. It allows you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Lungdox-M Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lungdox-M

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Irritation
  • Increased heart rate
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Lungdox-M Tablet SR

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. Lungdox-M Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Lungdox-M Tablet SR with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Lungdox-M Tablet SR works

Lungdox-M Tablet SR is a combination of two medicines: Doxofylline and montelukast. Doxofylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist which blocks the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Lungdox-M Tablet SR. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lungdox-M Tablet SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lungdox-M Tablet SR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lungdox-M Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Lungdox-M Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lungdox-M Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lungdox-M Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Lungdox-M Tablet SR in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Lungdox-M Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Lungdox-M Tablet SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Lungdox-M Tablet SR for prevention and treatment of asthma.
  • It is relatively safe, with very few side effects.
  • Take it at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • Do not use it to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Notify your doctor if you smoke or have an viral infection. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not stop using it without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

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FAQs

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dosage of Lungdox-M Tablet SR be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Lungdox-M Tablet SR will not make it more effective. Further, it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting worse, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lungdox-M Tablet SR?

Keep this medicine in the container 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. Can I stop Lungdox-M Tablet SR when my symptoms are relieved?

No, Lungdox-M Tablet SR should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any problem due to Lungdox-M Tablet SR, inform your doctor.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: September, 2021

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