Medicine Overview of Zuvair Tablet
Uses of Zuvair Tablet
Zuvair 10mg Tablet is used in asthma prophylaxis.
Side effects of Zuvair Tablet
Headache, Infection, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Pain, Weakness.
How to use Zuvair 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. It is better to take Zuvair 10mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Zuvair Tablet works
Zuvair 10mg tablet works by blocking the action of leukotriene. It lowers inflammation in the airways and nose to prevent asthma.
In Depth Information on Zuvair Tablet
Expert advice for Zuvair Tablet
- Take it in the evening for better control of asthma or allergies symptoms.
- Relatively safe medicine with very few side effects.
- Take Zuvair 2 hours before exercising if you have exercise-induced asthma.
- Will not work for sudden wheezing or asthma attacks once they start. Always carry a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
- Not as effective as steroid inhalers for asthma.
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better.
Special precautions for Zuvair 10mg Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zuvair 10mg Tablet.
Zuvair 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Zuvair 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Zuvair 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Zuvair 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zuvair 10mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease....
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Zuvair 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine....
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Levocet Syrup, Unicontin-E 400mg Tablet CR, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Zafirlukast, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Zuvair 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for 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
No. Singulair is proprietary (brand) name for montelukast drug, a leukotriene receptor blocker similar to Zuvair
Yes. Zuvair is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Zuvair has not been reported to cause weight gain.
Substitutes for Zuvair
No substitutes found for this medicine