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Glemont-F Tablet

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Montelukast, Fexofenadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 07, 2019

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

Before using this tablet inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions :

  • If you are allergic to any of its ingredients or 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 of this tablet include gastrointestinal disturbances, hypersensitivity, headaches, cough, diarrhea, indigestion, mild sore throat, mild abdominal pain, and nausea.

This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions

Some of the side effects caused by this medication are

  • How long is the duration of effect?

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

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

    Use of this medication 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 medication should be avoided unless 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-F Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • 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.

This medication is one chemical that causes allergic reactions in the body. It 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

    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.

Ques: What is glemont f tablet?

Ans: This medication contains Fexofenadine and Montelukast as active ingredients. It works by making breathing easier by reducing swelling in the airways; inhibiting the release of histamine.

Ques: What are the uses of glemont f tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like allergic rhinitis, asthma, allergic skin conditions, hay fever, exercise-induced asthma, seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of glemont f tablet?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of this medication. These include elevated levels of liver enzymes, restlessness, irritability, hypersensitivity reactions, sore throat, behavior, mood-related changes, and nightmares.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal glemont f tablet?

Ans: This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use Glemont-F Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Glemont-F Tablet?

Ans: Contraindication to glemont. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Below the age of twelve years, hypersensitivity, lactation, pregnancy, etc.

Ques: Is Glemont-F Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication 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.

Ques: Will Glemont-F Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as nightmares, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, rash, feeling anxious, sinus pain, stuffy nose, sleepwalking, etc.
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