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Romilast 4 MG Granules

Manufactured byRanbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsMontelukast
Description

Romilast 4 MG Granules is an effective medicine to prevent and treat allergic conditions like asthma, seasonal allergies, and exercise-induced asthma. It prevents the action of certain chemicals in the body that cause allergic reactions.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Romilast 4 MG Granules

  • 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 Romilast 4 MG Granules

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Bronchospasm
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed after 1-3 hours of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    You are advised to restrict or minimize the consumption of alcohol while using this medicine. Report any unwanted effects to the doctor on priority.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Use of this medicine in pregnant women should be avoided unless clearly needed. Consult your doctor and discuss the possible risks and benefits before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Use of this medicine should be avoided unless clearly needed. The risk of adverse effects in the infant is fairly low but caution should be exercised. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to Romilast 4 MG Granules or any other component present with it in the dosage form.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of this medicine in pregnant women should be avoided unless clearly needed. Consult your doctor and discuss the possible risks and benefits before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

Use of this medicine should be avoided unless clearly needed. The risk of adverse effects in the infant is fairly low but caution should be exercised. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Acute asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an acute and severe attack of asthma.

Medicine induced bronchospams

This medicine is not recommended for use if the bronchospasm is due to a medicine being taken.

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impaired liver function.

Behaviour and mood changes

This medicine can cause changes in behavior and mood. Symptoms like agitation, irritability, anxiety, unusual dreams, suicidal thoughts should be reported to the doctor. Caution is advised while giving this medicine to people with pre-existing psychiatric disorders.

Phenylketonuria

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having Phenylketonuria as some component of this medicine can cause adverse effects.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. The missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include stomach pain, sleeplessness, vomiting, and agitation.
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

Excessive use of alcohol can cause permanent damage to the liver which might not be visible in the initial stages. Hence, the risk of liver injury increases while using this medicine with alcohol.

Instructions

You are advised to restrict or minimize the consumption of alcohol while using this medicine. Report any unwanted effects to the doctor on priority.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Fluconazole

Phenytoin

Phenobarbital

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Report the incidence of a liver disease or impaired liver function to the doctor before receiving this medicine. Clinical safety monitoring may be required if the impairment is severe. Caution is advised for patients having mild to moderate liver impairment.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Romilast 4 MG Granules as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the uptake instructions mentioned on the label. This medicine can be taken with or without food. The quantity consumed should not be higher than the prescribed dose.
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
This medicine acts 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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