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DERIPHYLLIN M TAB

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DERIPHYLLIN M TAB
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Medicine Information

What is Montelukast for:

This medication is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma. It works by blocking a substance called leukotriene.

How does Montelukast work:

Montelukast lowers the bodys making of a group of chemicals called leukotrienes that cause asthma to get worse. - It lowers or stops the bodys reaction to the allergen.

How should Montelukast be used:

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food. The recommended dose is 10 mgday.

Common side effects of Montelukast :

Flu-like signs. These include headache, weakness, fever, shakes, aches, pains, and sweating. Mild pain drugs may help. Nervous and excitable. Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Nose stuffiness.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Montelukast :

If you have an allergy to montelukast or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Trouble breathing. Cough that does not go away. Use of short-acting puffer (inhaler) more often. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Not able to eat. Change in the way you act. Any skin change. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Montelukast with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Montelukast :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations

What is Theophylline for:

This medication is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. It works by relaxing the muscle around the airways in the lungs.

How does Theophylline work:

Theophylline calms lung muscles. It protects the airways from irritants. It makes the diaphragm stronger.

How should Theophylline be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth with or without food. The recommended dose is 400 or 600 mg once a day in the morning or evening.

Common side effects of Theophylline :

Nervous and excitable. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Theophylline :

If you have an allergy to theophylline or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very nervous and excitable. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Peak flow measurement low. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Theophylline with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol. Avoid taking large amount of caffeinated beverages. It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

How do I store Theophylline :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations

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