|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
|Common Side Effect
|Nausea, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Headache, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Fatigue, Sleepiness.
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Limited information is available on the use of Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
|Mechanism of action
|Moncit L 5mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Levocetirizine and Montelukast which treat sneezing and runny nose due to allergies. Levocetirizine is an antiallergic which blocks the action a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Montelukast is a leukotriene antagonist. It works by blocking the action of another chemical messenger (leukotriene). This reduces inflammation (swelling) in the airways and nose, and improves symptoms.
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