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Delmont Tablet

Manufactured byPRAGMATIC LABS PVT LTD
ContainsMontelukast (10 mg) + Desloratidine (5 mg)
Description
Delmont Tablet is a combination of Montelukast and Desloratadine. This medicine is used to relieve allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, redness of your nose, watery eyes, itching, rash etc. It stops the action of a natural substance called histamine produced in your body during an allergic reaction. Delmont Tablet may show some side effects like dry mouth, sore throat, muscle pain, drowsiness and tiredness. Do not drive vehicles or operate machines that require high mental alertness after taking this medicine. If you notice any severe side effects, consult your doctor immediately. Delmont Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will be prescribed by your doctor. For the ease of remembering, take this medicine around the same time every day. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to do so. Abrupt discontinuation may worsen your condition. Delmont Tablet may interact with the action of other medicines. Inform your doctor about any other health issues like liver, kidney, heart troubles or if you are undergoing any medical treatment before taking this medicine. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Delmont Tablet

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Sore throat
  • Muscle pain
  • Fever
  • Pain in the ears
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Diarrhoea

Uses of Delmont Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic rhinitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for Delmont Tablet to show its action is not clinically known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Delmont Tablet remains active in your body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are on treatment with Delmont Tablet due to the increased risk of side effects such as liver damage, drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Delmont Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Delmont Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Delmont Tablet can pass into breastmilk. Thus, you should only take this medication if your doctor has prescribed it.

Allergy

Avoid taking Delmont Tablet if you are previously allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling of the face/tongue/throat, breathing difficulties, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Delmont Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Delmont Tablet can pass into breastmilk. Thus, you should only take this medication if your doctor has prescribed it.
General warnings

Behaviour and mood changes

Delmont Tablet may cause changes in behaviour and mood. If you experience any symptoms like agitation, irritability, anxiety, unusual dreams, suicidal thoughts, etc. inform the doctor immediately.

Phenylketonuria

Phenylketonuria is an inherited condition that leads to the buildup of a substance called Phenylalanine in your blood. Delmont Tablet should be used with caution if you have phenylketonuria because some components of this medicine may cause severe side effects.

Kidney impairment

Delmont Tablet should be used with caution if you have a known history of kidney impairment due to the increased risk of worsening the condition.

Driving or operating machinery

Delmont Tablet may cause symptoms such as drowsiness or dizziness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving vehicles or operating heavy machines if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

If you missed a dose of Delmont Tablet at a given time, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Delmont Tablet. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of this medicine, go to the emergency department of your local hospital.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are on treatment with Delmont Tablet due to the increased risk of side effects such as liver damage, drowsiness, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Phenobarbital

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Delmont Tablet should be used with caution if you have severe liver damages. Using it while your liver is already damaged will lead to cholestatic hepatitis [a condition in which the flow of bile (digestive fluid) from the liver stops or slows] and liver injury.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Skin allergy test

Inform your doctor about Delmont Tablet before undergoing a skin allergy test. This medicine may interfere with the results of this test; hence, your doctor may advise you to discontinue the use of this medicine at least 2 to 4 days before undergoing this test.
Take Delmont Tablet with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Stop taking Delmont Tablet at least three days before an allergy test, since it may affect the findings. Delmont Tablet can cause mouth dryness. Maintain good oral hygiene, increase your water intake and consume sugarless candy to avoid dry mouth.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Delmont Tablet is a combination of Montelukast and Desloratadine. Montelukast acts by blocking the response of certain specific chemicals that cause allergic responses in your body. This reduces swelling in your air passage and improves symptoms. Desloratadine works by reducing a chemical substance called histamine in your body that is responsible for causing runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Leukotriene modifiers, Antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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