Duramont

Duramont

montelukast

Manufacturer:

Raptakos, Brett

Distributor:

KMT
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Montelukast Na
Indications/Uses
Prophylaxis & chronic treatment of asthma. Prevention of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction & relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent ≥15 yr 10 mg once daily. Childn 6-14 yr  5 mg once daily. Seasonal allergic rhinitis Adult & childn ≥15 yr 10 mg once daily in the evening. Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction Single dose taken at least 2 hr before exercise.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Not for use in reversal of bronchospasm in acute asthma attacks. Not to be abruptly substituted for inhaled or oral corticosteroids. Known aspirin or NSAIDs sensitivity. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Asthenia/fatigue, fever, abdominal pain, trauma, dyspepsia, gastroenteritis, dental pain, dizziness, headache, congestion, nasal cough, flu, rash. Hypersensitivity reactions, hallucinations, drowsiness, irritability, restlessness, tremor, depression, insomnia, paraesthesia/hypoesthesia.
Drug Interactions
CYP450 enzyme inducers eg, phenobarb or rifampin.
ATC Classification
R03DC03 - montelukast ; Belongs to the class of leukotriene receptor antagonists. Used in the systemic treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Duramont FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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