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SYMKAST FX TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 110 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablet each)
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Composition for SYMKAST FX

Montelukast(10mg)

food interaction for SYMKAST FX

alcohol interaction for SYMKAST FX

pregnancy interaction for SYMKAST FX

lactation interaction for SYMKAST FX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Symkast fx tablet at a fixed time.
Symkast fx tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Symkast fx tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the fetus, but there is no human studies or animal studies have shown an adverse effect that was not confirmed in human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SYMKAST FX

Montelukast(10mg)

Uses

Symkast fx tablet is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal and year round allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma.

How it works

Symkast fx tablet belong to a class of medicines called leukotriene receptor antagonist (anti-asthmatic drugs). It blocks the action of certain natural substances (leukotrienes) that are involved in causing asthma and allergies. It makes breathing easier by reducing swelling in the airways.

Common side effects

Abdominal cramp, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Joint pain, Bloody nose, Chest tightness, Chest pain, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Increased sweating, Influenza like symptoms, Feeling of discomfort

SUBSTITUTES for SYMKAST FX

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  • MONTEK 10 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 14/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 140
    pay 27% more per tablet
  • TELEKAST 10MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 14.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 141
    pay 28% more per tablet
  • SINGULAIR 10 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 17.87/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 268
    pay 62% more per tablet
  • ROMILAST 10 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 14.03/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 210.50
    pay 28% more per tablet
  • ODIMONT 10 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 14.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 148
    pay 35% more per tablet

Top Physicians

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    MBBS
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    MBBS, MD
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    MBBS, MD, Diploma
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  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4

Expert advice for SYMKAST FX

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for SYMKAST FX

Montelukast

Q. What are the uses of montelukast/ Montek Lc/ Romilast?
Montelukast (also available as Montek Lc/ Romilast) is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma.
 
Q. Is montelukast steroid/antibiotic?
No. Monteleukast is an leukotriene receptor antagonist which is used as an anti-asthmatic drugs.
 
Q. Is montelukast harmful?
Montelukast is safe 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 before use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)