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Odimont-FX Tablet

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

Introduction

Odimont-FX Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Odimont-FX Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, skin rash, flu-like symptoms, and headache. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Odimont-FX Tablet

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Side effects of Odimont-FX 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-FX

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness

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

How Odimont-FX Tablet works

Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger called leukotriene. This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose and improves symptoms. Fexofenadine is an antiallergic which blocks the action of another chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Odimont-FX Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Odimont-FX Tablet 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
Odimont-FX 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-FX Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Odimont-FX Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Odimont-FX Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
May cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Odimont-FX Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Odimont-FX Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Odimont-FX Tablet to help relieve symptoms of allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and cough.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Odimont-FX Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Odimont-FX Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Stop taking Odimont-FX Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

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Patient Concerns

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I'm suffering from fungal sinusitis for the last 8 years. I'm taking medicines like melsone, odimont fx, etc.,getting relief but it comes back.
Dr. Venu Gopal Reddy
ENT
Whenever u have that episodeShow to ent doctor once
He has rashes due to allergy like red dots which appears on irritation and itching. He he's taken available 25mg and applied lactocalamine lotion. Situation remained same without much improvement. Pls suggest medic ation It will be avil 25mg and also odimont fx
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Rashes can be due to may reasons and for that a doctor has to examine the patient and prescribe accordingly
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FAQs

Q. What is Odimont-FX ?

Odimont-FX is a combination of two medicines: Montelukast and Fexofenadine. This medicine is used to treat allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneeze and cough. It works by lowering the chemicals in the body that cause allergy symptoms.

Q. Can Odimont-FX be stopped when allergy symptoms are relieved?

No, Odimont-FX should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to Odimont-FX, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Odimont-FX cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Odimont-FX can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of Odimont-FX cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Odimont-FX 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. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.

Q. What should be avoided in food while taking Odimont-FX?

Do not take it with any fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit) as they might make the drug less effective. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Odimont-FX as it might increase the severity of drowsiness or sleepiness caused by Odimont-FX.

Q. Will Odimont-FX be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Odimont-FX?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.
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References

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