Montek LC

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    Montek Lc Information

    Montek Lc is a prescription medicine that is available as a Syrup, Tablet. The alternative uses of Montek Lc have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Montek Lc. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Montek Lc include Headache, Stomach ache, Joint pain. These side effects of Montek Lc are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    In addition, Montek Lc's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Montek Lc's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Montek Lc since this can cause severe adverse effects.

    Drug interactions for Montek Lc have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Montek Lc is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Montek Lc Benefits & Uses

    Montek Lc is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Montek Lc 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
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 10 mg montelukast and 5 mg levocetirizine
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 4 mg montelukast and 2.5 mg levocetirizine
    Adult
    • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 10 mg montelukast and 5 mg levocetirizine
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 10 mg montelukast and 5 mg levocetirizine


    Montek Lc Side Effects

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

    Common

    Montek Lc Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Montek Lc safe for pregnant women?


      Montek LC shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Montek Lc safe during breastfeeding?


      Montek LC may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Montek Lc on the Kidneys?


      No research work has been carried out till date on effects of Montek LC on kidney. So it is not known whether taking Montek LC will cause side effects on kidney or not.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Montek Lc on the Liver?


      Information about safety of Montek LC for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Montek Lc on the Heart?


      Side effects of Montek LC on heart are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

      Unknown


    Severe Interaction of Montek Lc with Other Drugs

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

    Moderate



    Montek Lc Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Montek Lc

    • Is this Montek Lc habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Montek Lc.

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


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Montek Lc as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Montek Lc is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


      No, Montek Lc is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Montek Lc Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Montek Lc


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

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Montek Lc


      Information about the interaction of Montek Lc and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Montek Lc

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Montek LC without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Montek LC is a prescription drug so do not take it without a consulting doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Montek LC work?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Montek LC works by blocking the action of histamine which is responsible for allergies in our body. This helps to relieve symptoms of allergies, such as a runny nose, sneezing, and redness, watery, itchy eyes. This drug also helps to relieve itching caused due to urticaria (hives).

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is Montek LC?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Montek LC is the brand name of levocetirizine. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called antihistamine (H1 receptor blocker). It is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, urticaria, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing and other types of allergies.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Does Montek LC cause stomach upset?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    Yes, Montek LC can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing stomach upset after taking this medicine.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Montek LC a pain-killer?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Montek LC is not a pain-killer. It belongs to the class of drug called antihistamine. Which can help in relieving symptoms of allergies, runny nose, sneezing, and red-watery itchy eyes.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Xyzal® (levocetirizine dihydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 164,167

    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)

    Product Index [Internet]: MONTAIR LC & MONTAIR LC KID DT / Syrup (Montelukast sodium + Levocetirizine dihydrochloride ). Ciplamed

    Highlights of Prescribing Information [Internet]: XYZAL® (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) tablets . Initial U.S. Approval: 19952007

    Smpc [Internet]: montelukast sodium. Aurobindo Pharma

    Package leaflet Information for the patient [Internet]: Xyzal 0.5 mg/ml oral solution. UCB Pharma Ltd



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