Avalon Broncast 5 Mg, Chewable Tablets, Asthma Drug, Prevents Asthma Complications - 28 Tablets
Montelukast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Category Of Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Mechanism Of Action Of Montelukast
Montelukast is in the leukotriene receptor antagonist family of medications.
It works by blocking the action of leukotriene D4 in the lungs resulting in decreased inflammation and relaxation of smooth muscle.
Therapeutic Indications Of Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Your doctor has prescribed Montelukast to treat asthma, preventing your asthma symptoms during the day and night.
Montelukast is used for the treatment of adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older who are not adequately controlled on their medication and need additional therapy.
Montelukast also helps prevent the narrowing of airways triggered by exercise.
In those asthmatic patients in whom Montelukast is indicated in asthma, Montelukast can also provide symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Method Of Administration Of Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Doses will depends on your medical condition
This medicine is to be given to a child under adult supervision.
chewable tablets or granules should not be taken immediately with food; it should be taken at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after food
For children who have problems consuming a chewable tablet, an oral granule formulation is available.
For children 2 to 5 years of age: 4 mg chewable tablet (or 4 mg granules) daily to be taken in the evening
For children 6 to 14 years old: 5 mg chewable tablets are available.
4 mg chewable tablet is not recommended below 2 years of age.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Behavior and mood-related changes: agitation including aggressive behavior or depression
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice For Asthmatic Patients
Avoid your triggers; taking steps to reduce your exposure to asthma triggers is a key part of asthma control.
Use your air conditioner. Air conditioning reduces the amount of airborne pollen from trees, grasses, and weeds that finds its way indoors
Clean regularly. Clean your home at least once a week.
Get regular exercise. Having asthma doesn't mean you have to be less active. Treatment can prevent asthma attacks and control symptoms during activity.
Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight can worsen asthma symptoms, and it puts you at higher risk of other health problems. Rondiet Capsules & Bonmax Powder will help you to reduce your weight
Control heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It's possible that the acid reflux that causes heartburn may damage lung airways and worsen asthma symptoms
Breathing exercises. These exercises may reduce the amount of medication you need to keep your asthma symptoms under control.
Herbal and natural remedies. A few herbal and natural remedies that may help improve asthma symptoms.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Montelukast
If your asthma or breathing gets worse, tell your doctor immediately.
Oral Montelukast is not meant to treat acute asthma attacks. If an attack occurs, follow the instructions your doctor has given you. Always have your inhaled rescue medicine for asthma attacks with you.
It is important that you or your child take all asthma medications prescribed by your doctor. Montelukast should not be substituted for other asthma medications your doctor has prescribed for you.
Any patient on anti-asthma medicines should be aware that if you develop a combination of symptoms such as a flu-like illness, pins and needles or numbness of arms or legs, worsening of pulmonary symptoms, and/or rash, you should consult your doctor.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Avalon Broncast 5 Mg Chewable Tablets
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.