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Composition of MLC TABLET
Unsafe when combined with alcohol. Follow your physician's advice.
- Safe and does not interfere with the ability to drive
- Safe for pregnant women
- Safe for lactating women
- Safe for patients with kidney disease.
In case of any Itching, redness, swelling or difficulty in breathing please refer to a physician or hospital immediately.
LEVOCETIRIZINE 5 MG + MONTELUKAST 10 MG
Uses of MLC TABLET
MLC TABLET is a combination of two drugs: Montelukast (Leukotriene receptor antagonist) and Levocetirizine (antihistamine). MLC TABLET is used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, and sneezing. MLC TABLET is also known to relieve hives and itching.
Special Instructions for MLC TABLET
• Take MLC TABLET daily at the same time irrespective of meals for best results.
• Self-medication is not recommended while taking MLC TABLET.
• Depending on your age, weight and condition, your doctor will decide the dose. Elderly people should take it in a lower dose as prescribed by the doctor. Do not give MLC TABLET to children until and unless prescribed by a doctor.
• Consumption of alcohol/smoking is not recommended while taking MLC TABLET.
• Keep your doctor informed if have heart disease, high blood pressure, uneven heart rate, diabetes, a hormonal condition called hyperthyroidism or low levels of potassium in your blood.
• Driving or doing activities that require mental and physical coordination is not recommended while taking MLC TABLET as it may cause mild drowsiness and sleepiness.
• Consumption of MLC TABLET is not recommended if you are planning to conceive. Breastfeeding women are also advised not to take it without consulting a doctor.
• Keep your doctor informed if you have or had any previous history of heart, kidney or liver diseases.
• Please consult your doctor immediately if you experience sudden dip in blood pressure, severe allergic rashes and swelling in the ankle, face, lips or mouth or extreme tiredness with muscle weakness while taking MLC TABLET.
• Your doctor may discontinue or change the medicine.
Antibiotics Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on patients allergic to antibiotics. Follow your physician's advice.
Anticoagulants Insufficient scientific evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on patients allergic to anticoagulants. Follow your physician's advice.
Pain Killers Insufficient scientific evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on patients allergic to pain killers. Follow your physician's advice.
Chemotherapy drugs MLC TABLET is risky for patients allergic to chemo drugs. Follow your physician's advice.
Anticonvulsants Insufficient scientific evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on patients allergic to anticonvulsants. Follow your physician's advice.
Sulfa Drugs Insufficient scientific evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on patients allergic to sulpha drugs. Follow your physician's advice.
INTERACTION WITH COMMON CONDITIONS
safe for kidney MLC TABLET is safe for patients with kidney disease.
safe for pregnancy MLC TABLET is safe for pregnant women.
unsafe for heart MLC TABLET is risky for patients with cardiac issues. Follow your physician's advice.
safe for liver MLC TABLET is safe for patients with liver issues.
safe for lactation MLC TABLET is safe for lactating women.
safe for children MLC TABLET is safe for children.
supervision required for seniors Dose should be supervised for elderly patients. Follow your physican's advice.
Smoking Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of MLC TABLET with nicotine. Follow your physician's advice.
Caffeine Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on driving. Follow your physician's advice.
Vision Insufficient scienticfic evidence for impact of MLC TABLET on vision. Follow your physician's advice.
Overdose Overdose of MLC TABLET is highly unsafe. Seek emergency medical attention.
Driving MLC TABLET does not interfere with the ability to drive.
Exercise exer safe MLC TAB
Operating Heavy Machinery MLC TABLET does not interfere with the ability to operate heavy machinery.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How does MLC TABLET work? A. MLC TABLET is a combination of two drugs. Montelukast is a Leukotriene receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the effects of leukotriene (substance produced by the body in response to certain triggers) that cause narrowing and swelling of airways in the lungs. Levocetirizine is an antihistamine. It works by blocking a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
Q. Is MLC TABLET sedative medicine? A. MLC TABLET is not a sedative drug. However, it has been known to cause drowsiness and sleepiness. You are advised to take it in the evening or night time to avoid day time drowsiness. Additionally, you should not take up activities like driving and activities which require mental alertness along with physical coordination. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive sedation(drowsiness) with MLC TABLET. Your doctor may change the dosage or prescribe you an alternative medicine so that you can carry out day to day work without any hinderance.
Q. Can I take cetirizine with MLC TABLET? A. MLC TABLET can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between these two drugs. However, do not self- medicate check with your doctor once before taking these medicines together.
Q. Is MLC TABLET an antibiotic? A. No, MLC TABLET is not an antibiotic. MLC TABLET is a combination of two drugs, montelukast (Leukotriene receptor antagonist) and levocetirizine (antihistamine). MLC TABLET is used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, and sneezing.
Q. Can you take MLC TABLET for allergies? A. Yes, one can take MLC TABLET for treating allergies however, MLC TABLET has been extensively used for the treatment of allergic respiratory illnesses such as seasonal allergies (runny nose/eyes, sneezing, watery eyes) and exercise-induced asthma. However, it may not be effective for other types of allergies. Please consult your doctor before taking MLC TABLET for allergies.
Q. Does MLC TABLET cause weight gain? A. Yes, when taken for a long time MLC TABLET increases appetite, which can cause weight gain. When taking MLC TABLET for a long time make sure you eat low carbs, high fibre meals to check on weight gain. Incase you feel your weight has drastically changed consult with your doctor immediately.
Q. Does MLC TABLET cause diarrhea? A. Yes, diarrhea may occur while taking MLC TABLET. Drinking plenty of fluids and eating light non-spicy meals would be helpful. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from severe diarrhea.
Q. Can I use MLC TABLET after expiry? A. No, it is not recommended to use MLC TABLET after expiry. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month and the efficacy of the medicine is reduced after the expiry date. Please return the unused medicine for the pharmacy to dispose or properly dispose it yourself.
Q. Is MLC TABLET Safe? A. Yes, MLC TABLET is Safe when taken in prescribed dose and for prescribed period by your doctor. However, some people may experience some common side effects like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and other very rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, please consult your doctor immediately.
Q. Does MLC TABLET cause nausea and vomiting? A. Yes, MLC TABLET is known to cause nausea and vomiting. Taking MLC TABLET with food may help in avoiding nausea. It is suggested to avoid spicy meals and fried food while taking MLC TABLET. In case of vomiting, drink fluids by taking small frequent sips to avoid vomiting. Talk your doctor if vomiting persist and if you feel dehydration while taking MLC TABLET.
Q. How to store MLC TABLET? A. Do not store above 25 degrees C and store away from moisture and heat. Store it in room temperature and do not freeze it. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Keep MLC TABLET in the container or pack it came in and close it tightly to avoid contamination. Please dispose the unused medicine.
|SKU Display Name||MLC TABLET|
|Brands||Elbrit Life Sciences Pvt Ltd|
|Composition||LEVOCETIRIZINE 5 MG + MONTELUKAST 10 MG|
|Display Pack Size||Strip Of 10 Tablets|
|Storage Type||-- Please Select --|
|Zoylo SKU Group||Medicine|