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Doxofylline + Montelukast

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Doxofylline + Montelukast Uses

Doxofylline+Montelukast is used in the treatment of asthma.

How Doxofylline + Montelukast works

Doxofylline + Montelukast is a combination of two medicines: Doxofylline and montelukast. Doxofylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens airways. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist which blocks the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

Common side effects of Doxofylline + Montelukast

Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain/epigastric pain, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Irritation, Increased heart rate, Flu-like symptoms
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Expert advice for Doxofylline + Montelukast

  • You have been prescribed Doxofylline + Montelukast for prevention and treatment of asthma.
  • It is relatively safe, with very few side effects.
  • Take it at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • Do not use it to relieve sudden breathing problems. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing. 
  • Notify your doctor if you smoke or have an viral infection. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not stop using it without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Frequently asked questions for Doxofylline + Montelukast

Doxofylline + Montelukast

Q. Can I stop Doxofylline+Montelukast when my symptoms are relieved?

No, Doxofylline+Montelukast should be continued as advised by the doctor. If you experience any problem due to Doxofylline+Montelukast, inform your doctor.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dosage of Doxofylline+Montelukast be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Doxofylline+Montelukast will not make it more effective. Further, it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting worse, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Doxofylline+Montelukast?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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