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Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Indoco Remedies Ltd
Medicine composition: Montelukast, Fexofenadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 17, 2019

A leukotriene receptor antagonist, Alt tablet is used to treat asthma, hay fever and seasonal allergy symptoms. It is a combination of Montelukast and Fexofenadine which prevents asthma attacks and breathing problems caused by exercise. This medication works by blocking leukotriene which in turn decreases certain asthma and allergic symptoms.

It is advised to use alternative forms of this medication if you are already taking idelalisib and ivacaftor. To ensure no interaction with other medicines take place, consult your doctor about the medications you are on. Seek medical help if you experience any of these severely. Usual dosage for this medication is 10mg tablet taken once daily for as long as prescribed. Dosage is individualised to patient needs.

Here we have given the possible side effects which can affect the patient:

  • Headache

  • Stomach Pain

  • Chest Tightness

  • Joint Pain

  • Difficulty In Swallowing

  • Pus In Urine

  • Agitation

  • Infection Of The Airways

  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed after 1-3 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    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.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Alt is composed of Montelukast and Fexofenadine. Montelukast is one chemical that causes allergic reactions in the body. This medicine selectively blocks the action of this chemical in the body. Fexofenadine selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the stomach and intestine, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from Liver Disease and Impaired kidney function should avoid taking this medication.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Alcohol consumption should strictly be limited while taking this medication.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet in combination with Ketoconazole, Rifampicin, Phenobarbital, Antacids and Erythromycin.

Ques: What is Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet?

Ans: Alt-Fm has Montelukast and Fexofenadine as active elements present in it. Montelukast performs its action by obstructing the action of leukotriene and decreases inflammation in the air passages and nose and improves symptoms. Fexofenadine performs its action by obstructing the action of histamine responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Ques: What are the uses of Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet?

Ans: Alt-Fm is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet?

Ans: Side effects include Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Headache, Drowsiness, and Dizziness.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Alt-Fm 10Mg/120Mg Tablet?

Ans: Alt-Fm should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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