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Lukotas

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    Lukotas Information



    Lukotas Benefits & Uses

    Lukotas is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Lukotas Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Take, till symptom persist


    Lukotas Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lukotas is used -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild

    Lukotas Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lukotas safe for pregnant women?


      Lukotas can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Lukotas, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Lukotas safe during breastfeeding?


      Lukotas can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lukotas on the Kidneys?


      Lukotas has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lukotas on the Liver?


      Lukotas can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lukotas on the Heart?


      Lukotas may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Lukotas with Other Drugs

    Lukotas should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Lukotas Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lukotas unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lukotas

    • Is this Lukotas habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Lukotas has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Lukotas will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Lukotas should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Lukotas for mental disorders.

      No

    Lukotas Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lukotas


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Lukotas, due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lukotas


      Taking Lukotas with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Lukotas

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Does Lukotas cause dry mouth?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Lukotas causes dry mouth because it decreases the saliva secretion in your mouth. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. If you experience excess dry mouth after taking this drug, keep yourself hydrated with juices, shakes and ample water.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Can Lukotas help with bronchitis?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lukotas help with bronchitis. Lukotas block the action of leukotriene which is responsible for narrowing the airways. By blocking the leukotriene Lukotas prevents the narrowing of airways.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Lukotas without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    No, Lukotas is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Does Lukotas cause erectile dysfunction?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    No, Lukotas does not cause erectile dysfunction. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. It is not a known side effect of this drug.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to take Lukotas?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Take Lukotas once daily or as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because food does not affect the absorption of drugs from the stomach. For asthma Lukotas has to be taken preferably in the evening but for prevention of breathing difficulty during exercise, you should take medicine at least 2 hours before the exercise. However, if you taking Lukotas once on daily basis then you do not need to take an extra dose to prevent breathing difficulties before exercise.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 873-874

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 228

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Singulair® (montelukast sodium)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Lukair® (montelukast sodium)



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