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Montokuf 15mg Syrup

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

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

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

  • Dizziness
  • Breathlessness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness

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.
Breastfeeding
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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Montokuf 15mg Syrup
₹0.81/ml of Syrup
Lincotuss 15mg Syrup
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹0.45/ml of Syrup
save 44%
Montokuf Plus 15mg Syrup
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹0.81/ml of 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.
  • Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenanthrenes Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes

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
Brand(s): Lizolan, Lidoford, Mapzolide
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Jumex
LIFE-THREATENING

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
Severe cough in night and dry cough
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
syrup TRUMP D 5ml 3 times for 5 daysmodeslor once daily in night for 1 week
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FAQs

Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Montokuf?

Montokuf may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. Do not drive or work with tools or machinery if your alertness is affected. It is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.

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References

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SHREYA HOUSE, 301/A, Pereira Hill Road, Andheri East, Mumbai - 400 099, India
Country of Origin: India
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