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Montek AB Tablet SR

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Acebrophylline, Montelukast
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 08, 2020

Montek AB Tablet SR, a xanthine derivative, is prescribed as a bronchodilator for the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tightness in chest, lungs inflammation, and other conditions.

It is also used when a patient feels difficulty in breathing. Montek AB Tablet SR regulates surfactant production by reducing the bronchial obstruction. It also works as an anti-inflammatory compound.

On using Montek AB Tablet SR, side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, drowsiness, heartburn, shortness of breath, esophageal obstruction, airway inflammation, increased white blood cell count, rashes, and diarrhoea are some side effects. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

The usual dosage for Montek AB Tablet SR in adults is 100mg, administered twice daily. It is preferably taken after meals. In case you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then you can skip the missed dose. Contact your doctor if you suspect an overdose with this medicine.

Take every evening on a continuous basis; do not discontinue even if feeling better (this medication may help reduce the incidence of acute attacks). You may experience mild headache (mild analgesic may help); fatigue or dizziness (use caution when driving).

The primary use of this medication is as follows:

  • Asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (Copd)

Below are some of the common side effects of this medicine:

  • Abdominal Discomfort And Distension

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Heartburn

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Skin Rash

  • Increase In White Blood Cell Count

  • Drowsiness

  • Swelling Of The Eyes, Ears And Inside Of Nose

  • Fever With Chills

  • Headache

  • Sleeplessness

  • Increased Heart Rate

  • Stomach Pain

  • Rash

  • Itching

  • Hives

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to variations based on the form of medicine consumed.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the intended use and form of medicine consumed.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women. Consult your doctor immediately if a pregnancy is suspected while taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Caution must be taken while consuming alcohol along with this medicine.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medicine might affect the alertness of the patient. Thus driving must be avoided while taking this medicine.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution must be taken in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Caution must be taken in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Montek AB Tablet SR , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, sleep disturbances etc.

Montek AB Tablet SR works on certain enzymes that regulate the constriction of smooth muscles. It also acts on the mucous gel phase of secretions and ciliary movements making the mucus less viscous and faster moving.

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 Alcohol

    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

    Concomitant use of this medicine along with Carbamazepine, Fluconazole, Phenytoin and Phenobarbital must be avoided.
  • Interaction with 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.

Ques: What is Montek ab tablet sr?

Ans: Montek AB Tablet SR is a xanthine derivative and works as a bronchodilator for the treatment of conditions like asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tightness in chest, lungs inflammation, and other conditions. It contains Acebrophylline and Montelukast as active ingredients. Montek AB Tablet works by reducing the bronchial obstruction, regulating surfactant production, and is an anti-inflammatory compound; making breathing easier by reducing swelling in the airways.

Ques: What is the use of Montek ab tablet sr?

Ans: Montek AB Tablet SR is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Asthma Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease bronchitis, perennial allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergic rhinitis, cough, and chronic asthma. Besides these, it can also be used to treat conditions like difficulty in breathing, hay fever, exercise-induced asthma. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Montek AB Tablet SR to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Montek ab tablet sr?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Montek AB Tablet SR. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects have been observed and not necessarily occur. Some of these side-effects may be serious. These include trouble in sleeping, nausea, epigastric tenderness, mild gastric irritation, and nausea. Apart from these, using this medicine may further lead to dizziness, headache, elevated levels of liver enzymes, restlessness, and irritability. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Montek ab tablet sr ?

Ans: Montek AB Tablet SR should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. A doctor should be consulted regarding the dosage of Montek AB Tablet SR. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: How long do I need to use montek ab tablet sr 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 2 hours 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 use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use montek ab tablet sr?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 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 montek ab tablet sr 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.
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