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Montair 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Montelukast
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 08, 2019

Montair 10 MG Tablet is a leukotriene receptor antagonist. It is used in the treatment of asthma, hay fever and seasonal allergies. It also prevents breathing troubles, Asthma attacks caused due to exercise and sudden narrowing of airways. Montair 10 MG Tablet works by blocking formation of certain chemicals in the lungs which prevents swelling of muscles in airways.

Before using this tablet one should check for allergic reactions with its ingredients. It is advisable for pregnant or breastfeeding women to not consume Montair unless absolutely necessary. In all the above-stated conditions it is important to consult the doctor before taking any decision.

However this medicine should not be used to treat acute asthma attacks. Side effects of Montair 10 MG Tablet include fever, cough, sore throat, stomach pain etc. None of these effects are severe however in case any of these symptoms persists one should seek immediate medical help.

Montair 10 MG Tablet is used to treat the following problems:

Side effects of Montair 10 MG Tablet are as follows:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of Montair 10mg lasts for an approximate period of 24 hours.

  • What is the onset of action?

    Effects of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of its intake.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    For pregnant women or those who are trying to conceive it is advisable to consult the doctor before consuming Montair 10 mg tablets as its possible effect on pregnant woman is not known.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No such habit forming tendencies have been reported with Montair 10mg tablets.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    For lactating women Montair 10mg is not recommended as it may have adverse effect on breast milk if it passes into it, in turn affecting the infant.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is advisable for the patient to reduce or discontinue consumption of alcohol while on this medicine. Any abnormal reactions should be reported to the doctor without delay.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Montair 10mg may make one feel sleepy and dizzy. Therefore it is recommended not to drive in such a condition.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Reaction of Montair 10 MG Tablet on the kidney is not known. If anyone is already suffering from kidney related troubles, it is essential to seek medical help before consuming the medicine.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    For patients suffering from mild to moderate liver ailments it is necessary to exercise caution before taking Montair 10 MG Tablet. It is necessary to consult the physician in such circumstances.

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

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    In case of missed dose, it is advisable to take the next dose on time. Taking two consecutive doses simultaneously is not at all recommended.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Overdose of Montair 10 MG Tablet may produce negative effects on the body such as headache, sleepiness, stomachache, and vomiting. In case of an excessive overdose, one should seek out to the nearest poison control center immediately.

Leukotriene 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

    One should be extremely careful about using Montair 10 MG Tablet if he is suffering from mental disorders, phenylketonuria, lapp lactase deficiency or sensitivity towards aspirin.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as it may cause further drowsiness if consumed together with Montair 10 MG Tablet.

  • Interaction with Food

    There are no specific interaction of Montair 10 MG Tablet with food. It may be consumed with or without food.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Montair 10 MG Tablet has negative interactions with the following drugs: Rifampicin, Phenobarbital and Phenytoin.

Ques: What is Montair 10 MG Tablet?

Ans: Montair 10 MG Tablet is a medication which has Montelukast as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the action of leukotriene, It decreases swelling in the airways to avoid asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies. Montair 10 MG Tablet is used to treat conditions such as Asthma Prevention, Sneezing and Runny Nose due to Allergies.

Ques: What is the use of Montair 10 MG Tablet?

Ans: Montair 10 MG Tablet is a medication which is used for the treatment, control, and prevention of the below mentioned conditions such as:
  1. Asthma prevention
  2. Sneezing
  3. Runny nose due to allergies

Ques: What are the side effects of Montair 10 MG Tablet?

Ans: Montair 10 MG Tablet is a medication which has some known side effects which may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but serious. If you observe any of the below mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately.

Here is a complete list of side effects caused by Montair 10 MG Tablet, which are listed below:

  1. Cough
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Earache or ear infection
  4. Fever
  5. Flu
  6. Headache
  7. Inflamed nasal passages
  8. Lung infection
  9. Runny nose
  10. Sinus infection
  11. Sore throat
  12. Stomach pain
  13. Chickenpox
  14. Middle ear infection
  15. Nausea
  16. Rash
  17. Skin infection
  18. Stomach infection
  19. Stomach upset
  20. Throat infection
  21. Tooth infection
  22. Aggressive behavior
  23. Allergic reactions
  24. Bad dreams
  25. Bleeding from the nose
  26. Depression
  27. Irritation
  28. Itchy skin
  29. Joint pain
  30. Muscle cramps
  31. Seizure
  32. Skin bruise
  33. Sleep abnormalities
  34. Suicidal thoughts

Ques: Is Montair 10 MG Tablet safe for long-term use?

Ans: Montair 10 MG Tablet is a salt which can be used for up to two years for adults, and up to 12 months for children 6 to 14 years of age showed no serious safety issues. Take a medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor. It is a prescribed medication which should only be taken on a prescription.

Ques: How long do I need to use Montair 10 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 3 days, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Montair 10 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Montair 10 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is common to be taken orally and the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Montair 10 MG Tablet?

Ans: Montair 10 MG Tablet contains salts which are suitable to store at 25c temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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About Montair 10 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Montair 10 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Montair 10 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Montair 10 MG Tablet ?
Key highlights of Montair 10 MG Tablet
What are the substitutes for Montair 10 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Montair 10 MG Tablet ?
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