Montelukast. 10 mg table

Montelukast. 10 mg  table
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Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist. It blocks substances called
leukotrienes, which are normally found in the lungs. These substances cause
narrowing and swelling of the walls (inflammation) in the airways in the lungs



 Montelukast. 10 mg table
 

WHAT montelukast 10 mg GSK AND WHAT IT IS USED

Montelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist. It blocks substances called
leukotrienes, which are normally found in the lungs. These substances cause
narrowing and swelling of the walls (inflammation) in the airways in the lungs
Your child and may lead to development of asthma symptoms.
Montelukast is prescribed to treat your asthma. Montelukast is used:
 For the treatment of patients with asthma control is inadequate with their current protivoastmatichno treatment and require additional therapy. If you are taking montelukast to relieve asthma medication that can relieve the symptoms of your seasonal allergic rhinitis.
 To prevent the occurrence of asthma symptoms after physical exertion.

 BEFORE YOU TAKE GSK montelukast 10 mg

Do not take montelukast
 If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to montelukast or any of the other ingredients of GSK Montelukast 10 mg, film-coated tablets.
Take special care with montelukast
Check if any of the following statements apply to you or is true for you in the past.
Please tell your doctor:
 If you are already taking other asthma medications. Montelukast should not replace other medications prescribed by your doctor.
 If symptoms of asthma or breathing gets worse or if you need to use your inhaler with beta-agonist (bronchodilator known as reliever or inhaler) more often than usual.
Montelukast will not help in case of a sudden attack of breathlessness and should never be used for this purpose. If an attack should faithfully follow the instructions given to you by your doctor. It is very important to have a drug that is required for such an attack (eg, short-acting inhaled beta-agonist, called
bronchodilator or another reliever inhaler) available at any time.
 If you develop a combination of any of the following symptoms: flu-like illness, increased shortness of breath, unusual tingling (like pins and needles) or numbness in the limbs and / or rash. Seek medical attention immediately, especially if these symptoms do not go away or get worse. Rare disease (syndrome Churg-Strauss), causing these symptoms occurred in a small number of patients taking drugs to treat asthma, including montelukast.
 If you know that aspirin or certain anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) provoke asthma symptoms Vi.Tryabva should avoid taking these medications.
Taking other medicines
Other medicines may be affected by montelukast, and they, in turn, can alter the effect of montelukast.
The effect of montelukast can be reduced by co-administration of:
 some medicines used to treat epilepsy (phenytoin and phenobarbital).
 medicine used to treat tuberculosis and other infections (rifampicin).
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any of the above medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription 
Taking Montelukast with food and drink
Montelukast can be taken with or without food.
Pregnancy and lactation
Pregnancy
Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should talk to their doctor before taking montelukast. Your doctor will decide whether to take Montelukast.
Use in lactation
It is not known if montelukast is excreted in breast milk. If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed, you should consult your doctor before taking montelukast.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.
Driving and operating machinery
Montelukast is not expected to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
However, individual responses to medication may vary. Montelukast may (rarely) cause dizziness and drowsiness. If you feel dizzy, tired, sleepy or tired, do not drive or operate machinery until you start to feel as normal
Important information about some of the ingredients of Montelukast 10 mg GSK
GSK montelukast 10 mg tablets contain lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, such as lactose, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.

 HOW TO TAKE GSK montelukast 10 mg

Always take montelukast exactly as your doctor tells you. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Montelukast tablets
 should be taken orally.
 should be taken, even if you have symptoms of asthma or during periods of worsening asthma.
 can be taken with or without food.
Dosage
The usual dose for adults and adolescents aged 15 years and over is one tablet daily, taken in the evening.
Your doctor prescribes different tablet strengths for children and adolescents under the age of 15 years.
No adjustment of dose if you are elderly, have kidney problems or if you have mild or moderate liver problems. If you have severe liver problems, your doctor will decide whether you can take montelukast.
If you take more than the dose
Immediately contact your doctor or pharmacist if you take more than the dose of montelukast.
If you take too much montelukast may be symptoms such as abdominal pain, somnolence, thirst, headache, vomiting and psychomotor hyperactivity (including irritability, restlessness, agitation with aggressive behavior, and tremor).
If you forget to take montelukast
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Skip the missed dose and take the next tablet at the usual time.
If you stop taking montelukast
Do not stop taking montelukast, even in the absence of symptoms, unless your doctor tells you to do so. Montelukast can cure your asthma if taken for long periods.
Your doctor will advise you how long to continue the use of montelukast for the medicine to help control your asthma.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

 POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Like all medicines, montelukast can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
You should tell your doctor immediately if you develop one or more of these symptoms:
In patients with asthma treated with montelukast, very rare cases of a combination of symptoms such as disease, increased shortness of breath, unusual tingling (like pins and needles) or numbness in the extremities, and / or rash (syndrome Churg-Strauss) ( See section 2, Take special care with
montelukast).
The following adverse reactions have been reported in clinical trials
Common (more than 1 in 100, or less than 1 in 10 people)
 abdominal pain
 headache
These reactions were generally mild and occurred with higher frequency in patients treated with montelukast, compared with placebo (a pill that contains no medicine).
Additionally, since the drug is on the market, have been reported following side effects:
Increased bleeding tendency • Allergic reactions including rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue and / or throat (angioedema), difficulty breathing (anaphylaxis) or swallowing • Hallucinations • Vivid, memorable dreams, including nightmares • Insomnia • Irritability • Agitation including aggressive behavior • Tremor • Anxiety • Anxiety • Feelings of sadness (depression) • Thoughts of suicide attempts, and (very rarely) • • Dizziness • Drowsiness • unusual tingling (like pins and needles) (paresthesia) • Loss of sensitivity ( hypoaesthesia) • Palpitations • Seizures • Nosebleeds • Diarrhea • Dry mouth • Indigestion (dyspepsia) • Nausea • Vomiting • Inflammation of the liver • Bruises • Hives • Itching • Painful red lumps under the skin (erythema nodosum) • Pain (arthralgia)  Pain in the muscles (myalgia) • Muscle cramps • Weakness and Fatigue • Malaise • Swelling of fluid retention (edema) • Fever
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

HOW TO STORE GSK montelukast 10 mg

Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use GSK Montelukast 10 mg after the expiry date stated on the pack.
The first two digits indicate the month and the last four digits indicate the year. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What GSK Montelukast 10 mg
 Active ingredient is montelukast.
Each tablet contains montelukast sodium equivalent to 10 mg of montelukast.
 The other ingredients in the tablet core are: cellulose, lactose monohydrate (89,3 mg), croscarmellose sodium, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463) and magnesium stearate.
The ingredients in the tablet coating are: hypromellose (E464), hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463), titanium dioxide (E171), yellow iron oxide (E172) and red iron oxide (E172).
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