Montek 4mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 2:56 am

Montek 4mg Tablet

Use of Montek 4mg Tablet

Montek 4mg Tablet is used to treat and prevent diseases caused by asthma such as difficulty in breathing, coughing, wheezing. It is also used to prevent and treat symptoms of seasonal allergies such as runny or itchy nose, watery or itchy eyes, wheezing, throat irritation.

How Montek 4mg Tablet works.

Montek 4mg Tablet is a highly selective leukotriene receptor antagonist that acts by inhibiting the leukotriene receptors found in airway cells. by which it reduces inflammation in the airways and cures the symptoms of respiratory diseases.

Side Effects of Montek 4mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Montek 4mg Tablet are Headach, Nausea, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Rash, Nasal Congestion, Abdominal Pain.
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Montek 4mg Tablet

Do not consume Montek 4mg Tablet if you are allergic to Montelukast.
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Montek 4mg Tablet.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Montek 4mg Tablet

The dosage of Montek 4mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Montek 4mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Montek 4mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
Symptoms of overdose with Montek 4mg Tablet are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sleepiness, dry throat.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Onset of Action Montek 4mg Tablet

It takes about 2 hours after oral administration to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Montek 4mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 24 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of side effects.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women, if necessary consult your doctor before taking it.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women, if necessary consult your doctor before taking it.

Driving

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Montek 4mg Tablet

Q.1) What is Montek 4mg Tablet Answer. Montek 4mg Tablet is a highly selective leukotriene receptor antagonist that acts by inhibiting the leukotriene receptors found in airway cells. it reduces inflammation in the airways and cures the symptoms of respiratory diseases. Q.2) What is the use of Montek 4mg Tablet? Answer. Montek 4mg Tablet is used to treat and prevent breathing difficulty, coughing, wheezing. It is also used to treat seasonal allergies such as runny or itchy nose, watery or itchy eyes, wheezing, throat irritation. Q.3) How do you take Montek 4mg Tablet? Answer. Take Montek 4mg Tablet as suggested by your doctor, do not take it more than the recommended dose and period. You can take it with or without food. Q.4) How long does it take Montek 4mg Tablet to work? Answer. Montek 4mg Tablet contains Montelukast. And after 2 hours of oral dose, the effect of this drug starts appearing in the body which lasts for 24 hours. Q.5) Is Montek 4mg Tablet banned in India? Answer. Montek 4mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Can Montek 4mg Tablet have side effects? Answer. Side effects of Montek 4mg Tablet are Headach, Nausea, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Rash, Nasal Congestion, Abdominal Pain, etc.
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Interaction

Drug :-Gemfibrozil: May increase montelukast plasma concentration. Adjust montelukast dosage as needed.

Phenobarbital, rifampin: May decrease bioavailability of montelukast because of hepatic metabolism induction. Monitor patient for effectiveness.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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