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Montokuf 15mg Syrup

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Product introduction

Montokuf 15mg Syrup is a pain relieving medicine. It helps to relieve moderate to severe pain. It is also used for treatment of dry cough. It provides temporary relief from the cough or similar upper respiratory symptoms associated with allergy or common cold.

Montokuf 15mg Syrup is only prescribed to individuals who are at least 18 years of age or above. It may be habit forming and should be taken only as directed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine include drowsiness, lightheadedness, dizziness, sedation, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting, and sweating. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Montokuf Syrup

Benefits of Montokuf Syrup

In Treatment of Moderate to severe pain

Montokuf 15mg Syrup helps to relieve moderate to severe pain like toothache, headache, or in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

In Treatment of Dry cough

A dry cough, also known as non-productive cough, is a cough where no phlegm or mucus is produced. This is irritating, usually associated with a tickly throat and may be caused due to cold, flu, allergies or throat irritants. Montokuf 15mg Syrup suppresses dry, hacking coughs. It will also relieve allergy symptoms like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose or throat irritation and help you carry out your daily activities more easily.

This medicine is safe and effective. Montokuf 15mg Syrup usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor.

Side effects of Montokuf Syrup

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 Montokuf

  • Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Sedation
  • Breathlessness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating

How to use Montokuf 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. Montokuf 15mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Montokuf Syrup works

Montokuf 15mg Syrup is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Montokuf 15mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Montokuf 15mg Syrup 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Montokuf 15mg Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Montokuf 15mg Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Montokuf 15mg Syrup may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
CAUTION
Montokuf 15mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Montokuf 15mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Montokuf 15mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Montokuf 15mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Montokuf Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Montokuf 15mg Syrup, 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Montokuf 15mg Syrup
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Lincotuss 15mg Syrup
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₹54.26/syrup
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Montokuf Plus 15mg Syrup
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₹80.6/syrup
same price

Quick tips

  • Use Montokuf 15mg Syrup as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Montokuf 15mg Syrup, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenanthrenes Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Opioids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Montokuf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Severe headache, body pain, dry cough and cold
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Metacin 500 1 SOS, Tab Loridin 1 OD x 3 days. Syrup TusQ X 1tsf tid x 3 days, warm saline gargles
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Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Plz visit a dermatologist for prescription of oral medication this is moderate to severe
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FAQs

Q. What is Montokuf 15mg Syrup used for?

Montokuf 15mg Syrup is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It is also used, usually in combination with other medications, to reduce coughing.

Q. Is Montokuf 15mg Syrup addictive?

Yes, it is possible to become addicted to this medicine. Always follow your doctor's instructions to reduce the risks of becoming addicted.

Q. How will I know if I'm addicted to it?

If you're addicted to this medicine, you may want to take it more often or feel agitated if you delay taking a dose for any reason. And if you stop taking it suddenly you may suffer from withdrawal symptoms (feeling irritable or anxious, trouble sleeping, faster heartbeat). Talk to your doctor for advice if you are worried about addiction.

Q. Will Montokuf 15mg Syrup affect my fertility?

There are no confirmed studies to show that Montokuf 15mg Syrup affects your fertility if taken for a short time and at normal doses. However, if you've been taking it for a long time and you are concerned about your fertility, or you are trying to get pregnant, speak to your doctor.

Q. Does Montokuf 15mg Syrup cause constipation?

Yes, you may experience severe constipation after taking this medicine. Include fiber-rich food and increase your water intake. You may also consult your doctor to prescribe you a laxative or stool softener to get some relief.

Q. Who is codeine not suitable for?

FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has restricted the use of codeine to treat pain or cough in children younger than 12 years. This is because it poses serious risks, including slowed or difficult breathing and death, which appear to be a greater risk in children younger than 12 years. Along with this, this medicine is also not recommended to breastfeeding mothers due to the risk of serious adverse reactions in breastfed infants. These include excess sleepiness, difficulty breastfeeding, or serious breathing problems which can be fatal.

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References

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