Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet

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Uses of Rupatadine

Rupatadine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Rupatadine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Rupatadine

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet works

Rupatadine blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
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Uses of Montelukast

Montelukast is used to prevent asthma
It is also used to prevent exercise-induced asthma and seasonal allergies.
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Side effects of Montelukast

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Montelukast

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet works

Montelukast works by blocking the action of leukotriene. It reduces inflammation in the airways and nasal passages to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

In Depth Information on Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Rupatadine

  • Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, having porphyria (this is a rare inherited blood disorder), ever had an allergic reaction to another antihistamine, or to any other medicine, in elderly, and in children less than 12 years.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as rupatadine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. 
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking rupatadine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant.

Expert advice for Montelukast

  • Do not take montelukast if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to montelukast or any of the other ingredients of montelukast.
  • Contact your doctor, if your asthma or breathing gets worse.
  • Montelukast is not meant to treat asthma attacks of short duration. If an attack occurs, it is advisable to always have your inhaled rescue medicine with you.
  • Take asthma medications prescribed only by doctor. Montelukast should not be substituted for other asthma medications your doctor has prescribed for you.
  • Consult your doctor if you get symptoms of flu-like illness, pins and needles or numbness of arms or legs, worsening of respiratory symptoms, and/or rash.
  • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Rupanex M 10 mg/10
mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Because of the limited information, use of Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Because of the limited information, use of Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rupanex M 10 mg/10 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Rupatadine

Q. How does Rupatadine work?
Rupatadine blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

Frequently asked questions for Montelukast

Q. What are the uses of montelukast/ Montek Lc/ Romilast?
Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist and is used to treat asthma and prevent seasonal allergies and exercise-induced asthma.
Q. Is montelukast harmful?
Montelukast is not harmful if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is montelukast gluten free?
Montelukast is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand for constituents before use.
Q. Is montelukast an antibiotic?
Montelukast is not an antibiotic. It is a leukotriene receptor antagonist.
Q. Is montelukast a steroid?
Montelukast is not a steroid. It is a leukotriene receptor antagonist.
Q. Is montelukast safe for long-term use?
Clinical reports of montelukast used for up to two years for adults, and up to 12 months for children 6 to 14 years of age showed no significant safety issues. However, always take a medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is montelukast a sedative?
Montelukast does not belong to the class of sedative drugs. However, it has been seen to cause drowsiness (sedation) as a side effect. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive sedation as the dose of your medicine may need to be changed.
Q. Is montelukast safe for babies?
Safety of montelukast in children more than one year of age is well established in clinical studies and can be used. However, always consult a doctor before giving any medicine to a child.
Q. Is montelukast safe for breastfeeding?
It is not known whether montelukast passes into the human milk or not. So, it should be used with caution in mothers who are breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor if you need to take any medicine while breastfeeding.
Q. Is montelukast an antihistamine drug?
Montelukast is not an antihistamine drug. It is not known to block with histamine receptors. It is a leukotriene receptor antagonist.
Q. Is montelukast a bronchodilator?
Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor blocker. It works in two ways: by acting as a bronchodilator and by decreasing the inflammation in the airways and nasal passages to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.
Q. Is montelukast a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
No, montelukast is not a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is a leukotriene receptor antagonist.
Q. How long can I take montelukast for?
Clinical reports of montelukast used for up to two years for adults, and up to 12 months for children 6 to 14 years of age showed no significant safety issues. However, always take a medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can you take montelukast for allergies?
Montelukast has been indicated for the treatment of allergic respiratory illnesses like seasonal allergies and exercise-induced asthma. However, it may not be of use in other forms of allergy. Consult your doctor for the appropriate use of the drug and right treatment of your allergies.
Q. Can I take montelukast with loratadine?
Montelukast can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take montelukast with diphenhydramine?
Montelukast can be taken with diphenhydramine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take montelukast with cetirizine?
Montelukast can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take montelukast with antibiotics?
Montelukast can be taken with antibiotics. No specific drug-drug interactions have been reported when it is used with most of the antibiotics. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking it with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take montelukast with antihistamine?
Montelukast can be taken with antihistamine drugs like levocetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take montelukast with fexofenadine?
Montelukast can be taken with fexofenadine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take montelukast with guaifenesin?
Montelukast can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take montelukast with pseudoephedrine?
Montelukast can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does montelukast cause drowsiness?
Montelukast has been reported to cause drowsiness. If you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does montelukast cause weight gain?
\Montelukast has not been reported to cause weight gain. Talk to your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking this drug as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does montelukast cause hair loss?
Montelukast has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking this drug as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does montelukast work?
Montelukast works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does montelukast expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, montelukast has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does montelukast have acetaminophen?
Montelukast does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen).
Q. Does montelukast make you tired?
Montelukast has not been reported to cause tiredness or lethargy, but it may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Talk to your doctor if you experience these problems while taking this drug.
Q. Does montelukast cause insomnia?
Montelukast use has been reported to cause insomnia but this is an uncommon side effect. Talk to your doctor if you experience any problems in your sleep while taking this drug.
Q. Does montelukast cause high blood pressure?
Montelukast has not been reported to cause any increase in blood pressure. Talk to your doctor if you experience changes in your blood pressure while taking this drug.
Q. Does montelukast cause constipation?
Montelukast has not been reported to cause constipation. Talk to your doctor if you experience constipation while taking this drug as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
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