Telekast L Tab has two powerful ingredients called Levocetirizine and Montelukast which provides relief from all sorts of allergies and flu-like symptoms such as a blocked or a runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. Telekast L Tab is also used to treat the symptoms of Asthma. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.
The active ingredients of Telekast L Tab are Montelukast 10 MG+Levocetirizine 5 MG
The ingredient levocetirizine is a very effective antiallergic medication which is used to treat allergy symptoms such as rashes, itching, swelling, by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger known as histamine in the body. Montelukast is the other powerful ingredient in Telekast L Tab which works by blocking the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the product
Telekast L Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this product. Some common side-effects are as follows:
Telekast L Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take it at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow it whole with water, immediately after opening the Tab from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the medicine.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
This medication should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.
Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Telekast L Tab, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:
It is best to take this medicine only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Since there is limited information available on the use of this medicine in patients with kidney disease, it is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues.
safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease. There might be mild/adverse side-effects on patients with liver ailments. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of this medicine may be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver before using it.
safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine is generally considered to be safe to be used during pregnancy. Even though animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby, it is still not yet conclusive as the studies which have been conducted on humans are limited. Therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it.
safe to use in breastfeeding women? This tab may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This medicine should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.
is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.
does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this product, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using it.
Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patients health. This medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.
Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Known interactions of this medicine are with Aspirin, Flonase, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Benadryl, Breo Ellipta, Fish Oil, Metoprolol Succinate, ER, Metoprolol Tartrate, Spiriva, Symbicort, Ventolin HFA, Vitamin B12, Synthroid, Tylenol, Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Zyrtec. Do not start this product on your own. Please consult your doctor.
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.
This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions.
It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.
It comes as a tablet, syrup to take by mouth with or without food. Adult: Oral- 2.5-5 mgday in the evening. Max: 5 mgday.
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often.
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.
Do not give to a child who has kidney disease. If you have an allergy to levocetirizine, cetirizine, 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. If you have very bad kidney disease. If you are breast-feeding.
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. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
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.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
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.
Antihistamines & Antiallergics
Telekast L Tab has two powerful ingredients which provide relief from all sorts of allergies and flu-like symptoms such as a blocked or a runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. Telekast L Tab is also used to treat the symptoms of Asthma.
Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, nausea, headache, abdominal cramps, drowsiness, blurred vision and agitation.
It can be taken with food or on an empty stomach.
Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.
Yes. This tab may make drowsy.
No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like difficulty in breathing, fatigue, swollen glands in neck, neuropsychiatric events, swelling in the ear, voice changes, body aches or pain, anxiety and depression.
This medicine 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.
No. It needs a prescription.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.
Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).
No. Please swallow it whole.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 15 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of administration of the dose.
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours. However, it is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.
Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.
The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.
Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.
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