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Montelar Kid Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Montelar Kid Syrup is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, itching, swelling and rashes. It also reduces inflammation in the airways and make breathing easier.

Take Montelar Kid Syrup in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. In case you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember.

It may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention. It may also cause some other side effects like nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, so take plenty of fluids as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Montelar Syrup side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness

How to use Montelar Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Montelar Kid Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Montelar Syrup works

Montelar Kid Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Montelukast, which relieves 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.

Montelar Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Montelar Kid Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Montelar Kid Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Montelar Kid Syrup 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
Montelar Kid Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Montelar Kid Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Montelar Kid Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Montelar Kid Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Montelar Kid Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Montelar Kid Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Montelar Kid Syrup 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 Montelar Kid Syrup to help relieve symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Montelar Kid Syrup can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Montelar Kid Syrup 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 Montelar Kid Syrup at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Montelar

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My kid has runny nose, wet cough and mild fever since yesterday. Fever is under control now with paracetamol syrup. Suggest a medication for suppressing cough and runny nose
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
Sneezing, runny nose, water from eyes, cough with fever from last 2 days. I am giving her P-125 syrup and Alday syrup but not help at all
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Dr need a diagnosis to suggest you medicine or give opinion. Diagnosis cannot be done without clinical examination of patient. There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of child. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician.Dr will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. Your child may need antibiotics. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Montelar?

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 Montelar?

Montelar 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 Montelar cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, the most common side effect of Montelar 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 Montelar be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?

No, Montelar 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 Montelar cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Montelar 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 Montelar?

No, do not take alcohol while taking Montelar. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Montelar.

Q. Will Montelar 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 Montelar can cause increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
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References
  1. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Montelukast sodium. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2012 [revised 04 Jan. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Levocitrizine. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2007 [revised 27 Mar. 2019]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Montelukast sodium. Whitehouse Station, New Jersey: Merck & Co., Inc.; 1998 [revised Nov. 2014]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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