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Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR

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Introduction

Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR is used in the prevention of asthma. It helps in relaxing the muscles of the air passages, thus widening them and making it easier to breathe. It also relieves allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, itching, swelling and rashes.

Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR is advisable to take at the same time each day. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor.

It may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and headache as its side effects. it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Montus LA Tablet SR

Side effects of Montus LA 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 Montus LA

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Breathing problems
  • Increased white blood cell count

How to use Montus LA 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. Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Montus LA Tablet SR works

Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR is a combination of three medicines: Montelukast, Levocetirizine and Acebrophylline. 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 symptoms of allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which relieves symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Acebrophylline is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Montus LA 10mg/5mg/200mg 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.

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Patient Concerns

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I've migraine . i can't stay for even 15 minutes in sunlight can't even take cheese . i consulted many doctors i can't get rid of it. I've taken many medicines .
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every time my ear itching what to do for that
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References

  1. Montelukast sodium. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2012 [revised 04 Jan. 2018]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. FDA approved prescribing information. Levocitrizine; 1995 [revised May 2007]. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Pozzi E. Acebrophylline: An airway mucoregulator and anti-inflammatory agent. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2007;67(2):106-15. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Montelukast. Whitehouse Station, New Jersey: Merck & Co., Inc.; 1998 [revised Nov. 2014]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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