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Glemont 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Montelukast
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

A leukotriene receptor antagonist,Glemont 10 MG Tabletis used to treat asthma, hay fever and seasonal allergy symptoms. It prevents asthma attacks and breathing problems caused by exercise. It works by blocking leukotriene which in turn decreases certain asthma and allergic symptoms.

Before usingGlemont 10 MG Tablet inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions :

  • If you are allergic to any of its ingredients or to any medicines, food and other substances.
  • If you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • If you are taking any dietary supplement, herbal preparation, or other prescribed medicines.
  • If you have a history of alcoholism or liver problems.
  • If you have mental problems or mood swings including depression, suicidal thoughts, etc.
  • If you are lactose intolerant.
  • If you are taking a corticosteroid and are planning to stop or lower the dose.

Possible side effects ofGlemont 10 MG Tabletinclude gastrointestinal disturbances, hypersensitivity, headaches, cough, diarrhoea, indigestion, mild sore throat, mild abdominal pain and nausea. Use alternative forms of this medicine 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 forGlemont 10 MG Tabletis a 10mg tablet taken once daily for as long as prescribed. Dosage is individualised to patient needs.

  • Asthma

    Glemont 10 MG Tablet is used for the prevention and maintenance of asthma. This medicine also helps in relieving the symptoms of chronic asthma.
  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Glemont 10 MG Tablet is used for relieving the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. The allergic condition could be seasonal or non-seasonal and long lasting.
  • Bronchospasm

    Glemont 10 MG Tablet is also used for the prevention of sudden narrowing of airways, which can cause breathing difficulties. This medicine is used mostly for exercise induced bronchospasm.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to Glemont 10 MG Tablet or any other component present with it in the dosage form.
  • Headache

  • Stomach Pain

  • Chest Tightness

  • Joint Pain

  • Difficulty In Swallowing

  • Pus In Urine

  • Agitation

  • Skin Rash

  • Heartburn

  • Pain In The Ears

  • Blurred Vision

  • Influenza (Flu)

  • Infection Of The Airways

  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

  • Suicidal Thinking And Behaviour

  • 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?

    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.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Glemont 10 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • 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.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms may include stomach pain, sleeplessness, vomiting, and agitation.
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Glemont 10 MG Tablet is one chemical that causes allergic reactions in the body. This medicine selectively blocks the action of this chemical in the body.

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

    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.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    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 Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require an adjusted dose and safety monitoring while taking these medicines together. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or you experience some side effects.

    Fluconazole

    Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require an adjusted dose and safety monitoring while taking these medicines together. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or you experience some side effects like headache, fever, sore throat etc.

    Phenytoin

    Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require an adjusted dose and safety monitoring while taking these medicines together. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or you experience some side effects.

    Phenobarbital

    Report the use of either of the medicines to the doctor. You may require an adjusted dose and safety monitoring while taking these medicines together. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or you experience some side effects.
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