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ZUVAIR 10MG TABLET

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Composition for ZUVAIR

Zafirlukast(10 mg)

food interaction for ZUVAIR

alcohol interaction for ZUVAIR

pregnancy interaction for ZUVAIR

lactation interaction for ZUVAIR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Zuvair 10mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zuvair 10mg tablet.
SAFE
Zuvair 10mg 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.

SALT INFORMATION for ZUVAIR

Zafirlukast(10 mg)

Uses

Zuvair 10mg tablet is used to prevent asthma.

How it works

Zuvair 10mg tablet belongs to a group of medicines called leukotriene antagonists. Certain natural substances (leukotrienes) released in response to allergy cause swelling and narrowing of airways, thereby, causing difficulty in breathing. Zuvair 10mg tablet blocks the action of leukotrienes, relaxes blocked airways, and eases breathing.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal pain, Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Headache, Muscle pain, Nausea, Sore throat, Vomiting

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Expert advice for ZUVAIR

  • Zafirlukast should not be taken along with meals.
  • Do not take zafirlukast to treat sudden (acute) asthma attacks.
  • If your asthma gets worse while you are taking zafirlukast, follow the advice that your doctor has given you for treating sudden (acute) asthma attacks and see your doctor as soon as possible.
  • Do not stop taking zafirlukast even when you are feeling well (symptom free), unless your doctor tells you so.
  • Take special care before taking zafirlukast if you are smoker or have kidney problems.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for ZUVAIR

Zafirlukast

Q.Is zafirlukast an antihistamine or a steroid or a blood thinner?
Zafirlukast is leukotriene receptor antagonist used to relieve difficulty in breathing during asthma

Q.Does Singulair contain zafirlukast?
No. Singulair is proprietary (brand) name for montelukast drug, a leukotriene receptor blocker similar to zafirlukast

Q.Is zafirlukast gluten free?
Yes. Zafirlukast is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Does zafirlukast cause weight gain?
Zafirlukast has not been reported to cause weight gain.

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)