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Odimont 10 Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Odimont 10 Tablet is a prescription medicine used for asthma prevention and for the treatment of allergy symptoms such as sneezing and runny nose. It reduces inflammation in the airways and make breathing easier.

Odimont 10 Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It is advised to have it 2 hours before exercise if you have exercise-induced asthma. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. It does not cure sudden breathing problems, so always carry a medicated inhaler with you. 

It is generally safe medicine with few common side effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.  If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Generally, you should avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have ever had severe liver problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must inform your doctor about pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Odimont Tablet

  • Prevention of Asthma
  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Side effects of Odimont Tablet

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 Odimont

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea

How to use Odimont Tablet

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. Odimont 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Odimont Tablet works

Odimont 10 Tablet works by blocking the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation in the airways to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Odimont 10 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Odimont 10 Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Odimont 10 Tablet 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
Odimont 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Odimont 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Odimont 10 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Odimont 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Odimont 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Odimont 10 Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Odimont Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Odimont 10 Tablet, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Odimont 10 Tablet for asthma prevention and for the treatment of allergy symptoms such as sneezing and runny nose.
  • It is a relatively safe medicine with very few side effects.
  • Take Odimont 10 Tablet 2 hours before exercising if you have exercise-induced asthma.
  • 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.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
1,3-Diarylpropanoid Derivative
Habit Forming
No

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Patient Concerns

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Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
cetcip 10 mg twice daily for 5 days
I am taking levokast ax medicine after 2-3 days to control my asthama problem from last 3 years . Taking this medicine have any side effect on my weight ? Currently i am in delhi i want to buy this medicine here but in local medical stores I am not able to find this medicine suggest me alternate medicine for this thanks doctor
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
No effects on weight have been seen. Odimont AL or MonTEK LC alternatives
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FAQs

Q. Why do you have to take Odimont at night?

Usually, it is recommended to take Odimont in the evening when it is being used for asthma and allergic rhinitis (cough and cold due to allergy). However, the exact reason for this is not yet known. Some studies have shown that there is no difference in effectiveness whether Odimont is taken in the evening or morning. Hence, take the medicine as directed by your doctor.

Q. Is Odimont a steroid?

No, Odimont is not a steroid. It is a leukotriene blocker. Leukotrienes are natural substances released during an allergic reaction which causes constriction of muscles of airway. It can also cause allergy symptoms. This medicine blocks leukotrienes which helps in relieving symptoms of asthma and allergic rhinitis.

Q. Does Odimont make you drowsy?

An uncommon side effect of Odimont is drowsiness. It can also cause dizziness. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until you know how the medicine affects you. Consult your doctor if you experience these side effects.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Odimont?

Consumption of alcohol should be restricted while taking Odimont as it may cause dizziness and drowsiness as a side effect. Also, liver disorders caused as side effect of Odimont may occur more commonly with use of alcohol.

Q. Can Odimont cause mood changes?

Yes, although uncommonly but Odimont may cause mood changes. The symptoms of mood change include anxiety, agitation, aggressive behaviour or hostility, irritability, and restlessness. One may also experience depression and suicidal tendency. Consult your doctor immediately in case you develop any of these symptoms.

Q. Can Odimont cause weird dreams?

Yes, in rare cases Odimont may cause night mares, sleeplessness, and sleep walking. You should contact your doctor if these symptoms persist.

Q. How should Odimont be taken?

Odimont should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. The medicine should be used preferably in the evening with or without food when being used for asthma. Whereas, for allergic rhinitis, it can be taken at any time of the day but at the same time each day. But, if you are taking it to avoid breathing difficulties during exercise, it should be taken 2 hours before exercise.

Q. How should Odimont granules be given to children?

It can be directly given in the mouth or dissolve in 1 teaspoonful of cold or room temperature baby formula or breast milk. It can also be used with 1 spoonful of mashed carrots, applesauce, rice, or ice-cream. Remember to give the mixture within 15 minutes of making it.

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