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TELEKAST 5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR TELEKAST

Montelukast(5 mg)

food interaction for TELEKAST

alcohol interaction for TELEKAST

pregnancy interaction for TELEKAST

lactation interaction for TELEKAST

medicine interaction for TELEKAST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Telekast 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Telekast 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Telekast 5mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TELEKAST

    Montelukast(5 mg)

    Uses

    Telekast 5mg tablet is used to prevent asthma

    How it works

    Telekast 5mg tablet works by blocking the action of leukotriene. Telekast 5mg tablet lowers inflammation in the airways and nasal passages to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

    Common side effects

    Running nose, Headache, Sinus inflammation, Cough, Abdominal pain, Pharyngitis, Otitis media (infection of ear), Influenza, Fever, Diarrhoea, Respiratory tract infection

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR TELEKAST 5MG TABLET

    Patients taking TELEKAST 5MG TABLET

    • 80%
      Once A Day
    • 20%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR TELEKAST

    20 Substitutes
    20 Substitutes
    Sorted By
    RelevancePrice
    • MONTAIR 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Cipla Ltd
      Rs. 9.80/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 98
      pay 5% more per tablet
    • SINGULAIR 5 MG TABLET
      (7 tablets in strip)
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 14.32/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 100.25
      pay 54% more per tablet
    • ROMILAST 5 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 10.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 151.50
      pay 9% more per tablet
    • MONTEK 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 9.50/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 95
      pay 2% more per tablet
    • ODIMONT 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 10.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 101
      pay 9% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR TELEKAST

    • 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 TELEKAST

    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

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    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 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)