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Monticope-A Tablet SR


Overview

Introduction

Monticope-A Tablet SR is used for prevention of asthma. It thins and loosens mucus and make it easier to cough out and relieves allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose.

Monticope-A Tablet SR also works by blocking the action of chemical messengers and reduces inflammation in the airways and nose. It is better to take Monticope-A Tablet SR 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. Never stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor and complete the full course of treatment.

This medication may cause side effects like stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. It may cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Monticope-A Tablet SR

Side effects of Monticope-A Tablet SR

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Allergic reaction
  • Sleepiness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Monticope-A 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. Monticope-A Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Monticope-A Tablet SR works

Monticope-A Tablet SR is a combination of three medicines: Ambroxol, Levocetirizine and Montelukast. Ambroxol is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation in the airways and nose and improves your symptoms.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Monticope-A Tablet SR. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Monticope-A Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Monticope-A Tablet SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Monticope-A Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Monticope-A Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Monticope-A Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Monticope-A Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Monticope-A Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Monticope-A Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Monticope-A Tablet SR for prevention of asthma.
  • Take it at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor the level of drug in your body.
  • Avoid using antacids within 30 minutes of taking this medicine. It can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.
  • Notify your doctor if you smoke or have an viral infection. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Patient Concerns

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Dear doctor, As am a asthma patient which I got hereditary, but I am a smoker, which I am not able to sleep without taking tablets (Monticope n Theo Asthalin) and levolin Inhaler, as I am trying to quit smoking , pls suggest me for the better treatment sir. Thank you sir, PATIENT S
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir please take Tabacum 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Quercus 1x, 1 tab thrice daily for a month, but in case there is no improvement, you might need to visit a homeopath so that he can examine you and discuss your case in detail, get some investigations and guide you accordingly. For Do?s and Don?ts while taking homeopathic medicines visit www.arorasclinic.com/homeopathy
I facing a breathing. Now I'm thinking monticope tablet at alternative night
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi Before taking any medicine kindly once consult to your nearest Ayurvedic doctor
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FAQs

Q. Can I use Monticope-A while breastfeeding?

No, Monticope-A should not be used by breastfeeding mothers. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Monticope-A?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Monticope-A. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of serious side effects caused by Monticope-A.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Monticope-A?

Keep this medicine in the packet or 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 the use of Monticope-A cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Monticope-A 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.
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References
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