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SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer

EMCURE PHARMA LTD (RENAL CARE)

Composition

MONTELUKAST-10MG

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET

SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET contains an anti-allergic medication primarily used to treat seasonal allergies and Asthma. An allergy is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens’ Asthma is a local inflammatory disease of the lungs & airways associated with exaggerated airway-narrowing and may produce extra mucus due to specific triggers like viruses, allergens & exercise.

SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET contains a leukotriene antagonist, Montelukast. It works by blocking a chemical messenger (leukotriene) and reduces inflammation and swelling of airways in the lungs. This makes breathing easier and prevents asthma attacks. Leukotrienes are also released in your body when you have an allergic reaction to something like dust or pollen. SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET helps to reduce the level of leukotrienes and stops you from getting symptoms.

Take SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition. Can be taken with or without food. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as diarrhoea, headache, abdominal cramp, flu-like symptoms, nausea, dizziness, and vomiting. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.

Before starting SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET, inform your doctor if you have severe liver problems. Concurrent use of SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET with alcohol or other antidepressants should be avoided as they may reduce your mental alertness. Even if you are asymptomatic and feel good, do not stop taking SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as it stopping suddenly may lead to an acute attack of Asthma. If you have any mental disorder, inform your doctor before starting SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET can cause mood changes (symptoms include anxiety, aggressive behaviour, irritability, and restlessness).  Sometimes you might feel depressed. Inform your doctor if you feel any of these symptoms.

Uses of SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET

Asthma, Seasonal allergies

Medicinal Benefits

SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET is an anti-allergic medication that contains Montelukast. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist, which blocks a chemical messenger (leukotriene) and reduces inflammation and swelling in the nose and lungs, making it easy to breathe and help them to improve symptoms and treat a broad range of allergic conditions, thereby minimizing symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, coughing, watery eyes, etc. It is known as a preventer medication, which helps to prevent symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Take it with or without food or as directed by your physician. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.Chewable tablet: Chew the tablet completely before swallowing. Do not swallow it as a whole.Granules: Check the label for directions before use. Mix the granules in water or milk, mix well and drink immediately.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET

  • Diarrhoea 
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET if you are allergic to SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET or any of its ingredients. If you have any mental disorder, inform your doctor before starting SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET can cause mood changes (symptoms include anxiety, aggressive behaviour, irritability, restlessness). Sometimes you might feel depressed. Inform your doctor if you feel any of these symptoms. It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. Certain food items are known to cause allergies. Concurrent use of SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET with alcohol or other antidepressants should be avoided to reduce your mental alertness. Even if you are asymptomatic and feel good, do not stop taking SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as it stopping abruptly may lead to an acute attack of asthma.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET may have an interaction with pain killers (ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac), blood thinners (aspirin), antiallergic medications (cetirizine), antiasthma drugs (salmeterol, albuterol, formoterol), anti-hypertensive medication (metoprolol), and anti-epilepsy medications (phenobarbital, phenytoin).

Drug-Food Interactions: SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET may interact with a multi-mineral or other herbal/ayurvedic supplements, St. John's wort plant (used for depression). So, if you are using any of the OTC items, please tell your doctor.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Patients affected with liver/kidney disease, epilepsy, and phenylketonuria should not take SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as it has severe interaction.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • IBUPROFEN
  • NAPROXEN
  • DICLOFENAC
  • ASPIRIN
  • CETIRIZINE
  • SALMETEROL
  • ALBUTEROL
  • FORMOTEROL
  • METOPROLOL
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • PHENYTOIN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Avoid drinking alcohol while taking SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET as it can worsen your side effects like drowsiness.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      There is limited data on how SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET affects pregnancy. Please consult your doctor if you are planning to conceive or already pregnant before starting SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      There is limited data on how SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET affects breastfeeding. However, Montelukast may pass into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before starting SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience drowsiness or difficulty in concentrating while using SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET. SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET may affect your ability to drive. Seek medical attention if the symptoms persist longer.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET is not recommended for use for children less than two years of age. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor depending upon the condition of the child's disease and age.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Some anti-inflammatory compounds in ginger can relax membranes in the airways, which could reduce coughing.
    • The immune system is affected by stress and raises the risk of being sick. An individual can exercise regularly, meditate, do deep breathing and try progressive muscle relaxation techniques to relieve stress.
    • To stay fit and safe, try to sleep 7-9 hours each night.
    • It is advised to avoid contact with known allergens (allergy-causing agents) such as pollen, dust, etc. Certain food items are known to cause allergies to you.
    • Maintain personal hygiene and keep your surroundings clean.

    Special Advise

    • Staying hydrated is vital for those with a cough or cold. Drinking liquids at room temperature can alleviate cough, runny nose, and sneezing.
    •  If you have phenylketonuria ( an inborn error of metabolism that results in decreased metabolism of the amino acid phenylalanine), you should know that chewable tablets contain aspartame, which is not recommended in such conditions.

    Other Information (SOL0254)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Asthma: It is a local inflammatory disease of the lungs & airways associated with exaggerated airway narrowing to certain triggers like viruses, allergens & exercise. Asthma leads to frequent wheezing, breathlessness, tightness of the chest and coughing episodes that differ over time in severity. Asthmatic attacks and narrowing of airway passages are brought about by the production & secretion of certain chemicals inside the lungs called leukotrienes. This condition is characterized by wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness & cough with or without sputum.

    Allergy: It is an immune system response to foreign elements typically not harmful to your body. These foreign elements are known as ‘allergens’ Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods and seasonal allergies like hay fever. While others might be allergic to pollen or pet dander. One of the symptoms of allergy is cough. Coughing occurs as a reflex action in the throat when there is mucus or any other foreign irritant in it.

    FAQs

    SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET contains a leukotriene antagonist Montelukast. It works by blocking a chemical messenger (leukotriene) and reduces inflammation and swelling in the nose and lungs. And hence improving symptoms and relieve allergic symptoms.

    Although it is very uncommon, SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET can cause mood changes (symptoms include anxiety, aggressive behavior, irritability, restlessness). Sometimes you might feel depressed. Inform your doctor if you feel any of these symptoms.

    SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET can be safely taken as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you. However, please do not discontinue it or exceed the duration without consulting your physician.

    Usually, SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET does not cause drowsiness, but in a few cases, drowsiness and sleepiness have been reported; hence, it is best to take it in the evening or at bedtime.

    Therapy with leukotriene receptor antagonists like Montelukast may worsen the symptoms of psychotic events in patients with a history of mental illness. Careful administration and monitoring are essential before taking SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders. Please consult your doctor before taking SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET if you have been diagnosed or have a history of mental illness like depression, seizures (fits), etc.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    SOLOKAST 10MGTABLET

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    255/2, Hinjawadi, Pune - 411057, India

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