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Montelukast + Theophylline

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Montelukast + Theophylline Uses

Montelukast+Theophylline is used in the treatment of asthma.

How Montelukast + Theophylline works

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

Common side effects of Montelukast + Theophylline

Nausea, Vomiting, Upset stomach, Headache, Restlessness, Flu-like symptoms
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Available Medicine for Montelukast + Theophylline

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Expert advice for Montelukast + Theophylline

  • You have been prescribed Montelukast + Theophylline 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.

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