AKTAMON. 5 mg. 30 tablets
AKTAMON. 5 mg. 30 tablets
AKTAMON WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR ?
Aktamon is a leukotriene receptor antagonist that blocks substances called leukotrienes . Leukotrienes cause narrowing and swelling of airways in the lungs . By blocking leukotrienes , Aktamon improves asthma symptoms and helps to control.
Your pediatrician prescribes Aktamon to treat your child's asthma , preventing asthma symptoms during the day and night.
- Aktamon be used to treat patients between 6 and 14 years of age who are not adequately controlled by their asthma medications and require additional therapy .
- Aktamon may also be used as an alternative treatment of inhaled corticosteroids in patients of 2 to 5 years of age who have not recently taken oral corticosteroids for their asthma , and in which is shown that it can not take corticosteroids .
- Aktamin also helps prevent the narrowing of airways triggered by exercise in patients 6 to 14 years old
BEFORE YOU TAKE AKTAMON
Aktamon not give your child if he / she is allergic to montelukast or any of the excipients of Aktamon .
Take special care with Aktamon :
- If your asthma or breathing your child gets worse, tell your pediatrician .
- Oral Aktamon not intended for treatment of acute asthma attacks . If an asthma attack , you should carefully follow given by your pediatrician instructions. Your child should always have life-saving inhaler reliever seizures.
- It is important that your child take all prescribed by your doctor asthma . Aktamon should not be used instead of other asthma medications that your doctor has prescribed for your child.
- If your child is on anti-asthma drugs , you should know that it is necessary to consult with your doctor if it exhibits a combination of symptoms such as flu-like illness , tingling or numbness of arms or legs, worsening pulmonary symptoms and / or rash.
- Your child should not take aspirin or other NSAIDs if they worsen his asthma.
Taking Aktamon with food and drink
Aktamon tablemtki chewing should not be taken immediately with food. They should be taken at least one hour before or two hours after meals.
Pregnancy and lactation
Pregnant women and those planning pregnancy should consult their physician before taking Aktamon . Your doctor will decide whether you can take Aktamon during this period
It is not known whether Aktamon is located in the stern. You should consult your lekr before taking Aktamon if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed . Your doctor will decide whether you can take Aktamon during this period.
DRIVE AND USE MACHINES
Aktamon not expected to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. However, individual responses to medication may vary. Some side effects that have been reported very rarely on Aktamon may affect some patients' ability to drive or operate machinery .
Important information about some of the ingredients of AKTAMON
Aktomon chewable tablets contain aspartame, a source of phenylalanine. It can be harmful for people with phenylketonuria. Aktamon chewable tablets contain lactose . If your children's doctor has told you that your child has an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before giving your child this medicine.
HOW TO TAKE AKTAMON
- Your child should take Aktamon as prescribed by your doctor. If you are not sure , you should contact your pediatrician .
- This medicine should not be given to a child under the supervision of an adult.
- Your child should take only one tablet once a day Aktamon as prescribed by his doctor.
- It should be taken even if your child has no symptoms , or if there is an acute asthma attack.
- Take by mouth.
For children 6 to 14 years:
It should be taken one tablet of 5 mg daily in the evening.
Should not be taken immediately with food ; they should be taken at least one hour before or two hours after meals.
If your child takes Aktamon must make sure he does not take other medicines that contain the same active ingredient montelukast .
For other age groups:
Maybe they have other concentrations or formulations of montelukast .
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
If you notice any of the following serious side effects reported with montelukast, stop giving Aktamon and immediately contact your doctor :
- Sudden wheezing , swelling of the lips, tongue and throat, or body , itching, pallor or swallowing difficulties .
- Flu-like illness , tingling or numbness of arms and legs , worsening pulmonary symptoms and / or rash.
The following adverse reactions to montelukast :
Common - headache , abdominal pain , thirst
Have also been reported following side effects:
- Trend towards increased bleeding
- Allergic reactions including rash, swelling of the face , lips, tongue , throat that may cause difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Increased amount of certain substances in the blood
- Sleep disturbances , including nightmares , hallucinations , insomnia, irritability , anxiety , restlessness , agitation including aggressive behavior , tremor , depression, thoughts and behaviors related to suicide
- Dizziness , drowsiness , tingling / numbness, seizure
- Diarrhea , dry mouth , indigestion , nausea , vomiting
- Hepatitis, liver problems
- Bruising, itching, hives , rash
- Joint and muscle pain, muscle cramps,
- Fatigue , malaise, edema , fever
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
The active ingredient is montelukast . Each chewable tablet contains montelukast sodium equivalent to 4 mg of montelukast.
Other ingredients are: microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose , croscarmellose sodium, lactose monohydrate, iron oxide red , mannitol, cherry flavor , gum arabic , triacetin etilmaltol , maltol , alpha -tocopherol , aspartame, magnesium stearate.