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Monteez 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byMicro Labs Ltd.
ContainsMontelukast
Description

Monteez 10 MG Tablet is an effective medicine used for the treatment of asthma maintenance and bronchospasm (breathing difficulties) during exercise. This medicine also used to treat the symptoms associated with year-round allergic rhinitis. These symptoms include a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, itching, hives, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Monteez 10 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Chest tightness
  • Joint pain
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Pus in urine
  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Skin rash
  • Heart burn
  • Pain in the ears
  • Blurred vision
  • Influenza
  • Infection of the airways
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Suicidal thinking and behaviour

Uses of Monteez 10 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma - Maintenance
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Bronchospasm
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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 this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to montelukast or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Close monitoring of the liver function tests is necessary while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other Medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause undesired side effects. It is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Acute asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an acute asthma attack due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

Behaviour and mood changes

This medicine may cause changes in behavior and mood. Symptoms such as agitation, irritability, anxiety, unusual dreams, suicidal thoughts, etc. should be reported to the doctor immediately. Caution is advised while giving this medicine to people with pre-existing psychiatric disorders. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Phenylketonuria

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having phenylketonuria as some components of this medicine may cause severe adverse effects in such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose 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

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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 during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Fluconazole

Phenytoin

Phenobarbital

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
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
It works by blocking the response of certain specific chemicals that cause allergic responses in the body.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Leukotriene modifiers

Schedule

Schedule H

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