Brand Name : MONTNIL-LC
Composition : Montelukast Sodium I.P.
Eq. to Montelukast 10
Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5mg.
Packing : (10x10)
Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg Tablet consists of two medications Montelukast & Levocetirizine which is a combination of anti-allergic drugs. It helps in the treatment of allergic symptoms. Being an anti-allergic Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg helps in blocking a chemical messenger known as Histamine due to which allergic reactions occur. With the intake of this medication, these allergic symptoms are treated and the person is provided relief. As Montelukast Sodium is a leukotriene antagonist, it helps in blocking the chemical messenger known as leukotriene. It helps in reducing inflammation & swelling in the nose so as to improve the symptoms so that the person gets relief. In short, both medications help in giving relief to the person by improving the allergic symptoms.
This medication should be taken under the prescription of the doctor. Before taking this medication, doctors should know about your medical history as well as the allergies you are facing. Before taking this medication doctor should be aware of the intake of other medicines which include pain killers etc by you. You should never take this medication on your own as by doing so you can suffer from the side effects & cannot get positive results. So, before taking this medication your doctor should be aware of all your medical conditions including the other medicines you are taking.
USES OF MONTELUKAST SODIUM + LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG
Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride is an anti-allergic medication that helps in providing relief from allergic reactions. With the help of this medication, the symptoms of the allergic reactions are treated and the symptoms are minimized. With the help of Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 MG following allergic reactions are treated :
HOW TO USE MONTELUKAST SODIUM + LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG
Before taking Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg you should consult your doctor as this medication should not be used unless recommended by your doctor. Based on your medical condition your doctor will prescribe you this medicine. You can either swallow the tablet with a full glass of water or if you want to give a smaller dose then the tablet can be broken into half. But this medication should be taken under the prescription and the recommendation of the doctor. Although the medication helps in curing the symptom but still this medication is not advised to be taken without consulting the doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS OF MONTELUKAST SODIUM + LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 5MG
After taking this medication common side effects may occur. These side effects vary from body to body as in some patients these side effects may disappear on their own but in some patients, the side effects require medical attention. If you think that the side effects are not going and require medical attention then you should consult your doctor immediately.
Following are the side effects that may occur:
- Runny nose
- Watery eyes
PRECAUTIONS OF MONTELUKAST SODIUM + LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 5 MG
You should never take this medication on your own. Although this medication is helpful in curing allergic symptoms, still it is advised to take this medication under the recommendation of your doctor.
Following are the precautions which are to be taken while taking Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg :
- Skin rash
- Dry mouth
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q. Can I take Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg daily?
- As there are inactive ingredients present in this product which helps the allergic reactions or other problems to persist so it is advised that your doctor should be aware of the allergies you are facing
- Before taking this medication your doctor should be known about your medical history such as liver disease, mental or emotional problems (anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide)
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding then you should clearly understand the risk and benefits of this medication as it is only to be used when truly needed
A. Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg can be safely taken daily depending on the severity of the allergic reactions. You can use this medication until you get complete relief but you should prefer to take this medication as long as the doctor has advised you to take this.
Q. Can Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg be taken for fever?
A. No, the use of Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg will not help in curing the general fever. Being an anti-allergic allergic reaction such as seasonal allergies which are known as Hay Fever is reduced by this medication.
Q. Can the use of Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg cause drowsiness?
A. Being a nonsedative antihistamine, this medication provides relief from allergies. By taking this medication in the daytime some patients may suffer from drowsiness and sleepiness. After taking this medicine if you are suffering from drowsiness in the daytime then it is preferred to take this at night.
Q. Can the use of Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg affect my fertility?
A. No, the use of Montelukast Sodium + Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride 5 mg does not affect your fertility. But still, before the use of this medication, you should inform your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant.