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Telekast-L Tablet

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Telekast-L Tablet

LUPIN
*Estimated Price
135
Add to Cart

About Telekast-L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet is an antihistamine, anti-allergy drug that helps in treating allergic rhinitis, asthma, sneezing, blocked nose, inflammation of nasal membrane, urticaria, skin problems, pollen grain allergy, pet allergy, dust allergy etc. It has Levocetirizine (5 mg) & Montelukast (10 mg) as components.

Uses Benefits and uses of Telekast-L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet is generally used to provide relief for asthma patients but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Allergic Rhinitis (Seasonal or chronic)
  2. Nose infection
  3. Asthma
  4. Pet Allergies
  5. Hay Fever
  6. Inflammation of mucous membrane in nose
  7. Sneezing
  8. Itching & Swelling
  9. Skin Problems
  10. Allergy from dust
  11. Watery eyes
  12. Skin Urticaria
  13. Exercise-induced asthma
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Telekast L Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the tablet.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Telekast-L Tablet

Apart from the uses of Telekast L Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Dizziness
  2. Nausea & Vomiting
  3. Diarrhea (common side effect of Montelukast)
  4. Symptoms of flu - running nose, cough, etc.
  5. Sleepiness/drowsiness
  6. Headache
  7. Blurred vision
  8. Dry Mouth
  9. Difficulty in passing urine
  10. Fatigue & tiredness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please ask a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Telekast-L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet is made from Montelukast Sodium (10 mg) and Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride (5 mg). Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that helps in treating allergies, itching, swelling etc. Montelukast, on the other hand, is used to treat asthma & exercise-induced asthma by clearing the nasal membrane.

It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. Usually, the best time to take Telekast L is at the night time because it might make one drowsy. You can buy Telekast L Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered moderately expensive by popular opinion. It is available in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Lupin.

How to use Telekast L Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Telekast-L Tablet

  • How does it work? Levocetirizine blocks the histamine that is released during an allergy and helps in subsiding the symptoms. Montelukast helps in reducing inflammation & swelling inside the membrane of the nose and providing relief for asthma patients.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Telekast L Tablet.
  • Please understand that this tablet is in no way replacement for steroid inhalers for asthma patients.
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage.
  • For patients with exercise-induced asthma, take this medicine 1-2 hours before exercising.
  • Please share all your existing medicines with the doctor esp. for mental health disorders, sleeping pills, tranquilizers, etc.
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Don't discontinue even if you start to feel better.
  • It won't work for asthma attacks or sudden wheezing in patients.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine.
  • Store Telekast L Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight.
  • Telekast L Tablet is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms.
  • Telekast L Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions.

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Telekast-L Tablet

Before using Telekast L Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergy to Telekast L Tablet or cetirizine or montelukast
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Kidney Disease
  • Breastfeeding & pregnancy
  • It is not recommended for children & Neonates. Please keep it out of reach from them
Telekast L Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Antidepressants, medication for anxiety, mental illness, seizure, sleeping pills, tranquillizers etc.
  • Alcohol
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Telekast L Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Consult your doctor if you have a kidney problem (because your dosage would be reduced in such cases).
  • Elder people should be cautious of levocetirizine because it may have some side effects.
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms Telekast L Tablet.
  • Using alcohol might seriously worsen the side-effect of cetirizine.

FAQs Commonly asked question on Telekast-L Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Telekast L Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage.

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Telekast L Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Telekast L Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Telekast L Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Telekast L Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & sleepiness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Telekast L Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
No. Both levocetirizine & montelukast are unsafe for breastfeeding & pregnancy. You must consult a gynecologist for more details before and find an alternative medicine for your symptoms.

5. Can I drive while using Telekast L Tablet?
Not recommendedTelekast L Tablet might make you feel drowsy & sleepy. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision as a side effect. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Telekast L Tablet addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. Can using Telekast L Tablet provide relief from Cold?
No. Telekast L Tablet helps in conditions related to allergy & asthma and though it reduces the swelling in the nasal membrane, it can actually cause symptoms of cold as a side effect.

8. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Telekast L Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safer side.

9. Can I use Telekast L Tablet to get relief from itching & watery-eyes?
Telekast L Tablet has levocetirizine which a common antihistamine. It helps in blocking histamine and 
therefore itching, watery eyes, pollen grain allergy (allergic rhinitis).

10. Can I use Telekast L Tablet in relieving pain?
No. Telekast L Tablet is not an analgesic and can't help during pain.

11. What is the difference between Montek Lc & Telekast L?
Montek Lc
 & Telekast L are the same medicine with exactly same composition of levocetirizine & montelukast. The only difference is that Montek is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries whereas Telekast L is manufactured by Lupin.

12. What is the difference between Cetirizine & Levocetirizine?
Levocetirizine is an enantiomer of cetirizine. Although, it is a selective action antihistamine (H1) which is more potent than cetirizine.

13. Can withdrawal of Telekast L cause itching?
Generally, Telekast L is not associated with itching as a withdrawal symptom. However, some patients have reported itching if Telekast L is stopped at once.

14. Is it safe to consume Telekast L?
Yes. Telekast L is considered safe to consume if you follow the dosage prescribed by your doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Telekast-L Tablet

I think Telekast L Tablet is better than Montek LC as my doctor always prescribes Telekast.
I am happy with Telekast L whenever I have skin allergies.
A doctor on JustDoc prescribed Telekast L to my wife. I have bought it and she is yet to start the course.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Telekast-L Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Telekast L Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Telekast L Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Telekast-L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet is an antihistamine, anti-allergy drug that helps in treating allergic rhinitis, asthma, sneezing, blocked nose, inflammation of nasal membrane, urticaria, skin problems, pollen grain allergy, pet allergy, dust allergy etc. It has Levocetirizine (5 mg) & Montelukast (10 mg) as components.

Uses Benefits and uses of Telekast-L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet is generally used to provide relief for asthma patients but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Allergic Rhinitis (Seasonal or chronic)
  2. Nose infection
  3. Asthma
  4. Pet Allergies
  5. Hay Fever
  6. Inflammation of mucous membrane in nose
  7. Sneezing
  8. Itching & Swelling
  9. Skin Problems
  10. Allergy from dust
  11. Watery eyes
  12. Skin Urticaria
  13. Exercise-induced asthma
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Telekast L Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the tablet.

Chat with a DoctorGet Reply in 15 minutes

Confused or uncertain about the effect of your medicine?

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Telekast-L Tablet

Apart from the uses of Telekast L Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Dizziness
  2. Nausea & Vomiting
  3. Diarrhea (common side effect of Montelukast)
  4. Symptoms of flu - running nose, cough, etc.
  5. Sleepiness/drowsiness
  6. Headache
  7. Blurred vision
  8. Dry Mouth
  9. Difficulty in passing urine
  10. Fatigue & tiredness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please ask a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Telekast-L Tablet

Telekast L Tablet is made from Montelukast Sodium (10 mg) and Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride (5 mg). Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that helps in treating allergies, itching, swelling etc. Montelukast, on the other hand, is used to treat asthma & exercise-induced asthma by clearing the nasal membrane.

It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. Usually, the best time to take Telekast L is at the night time because it might make one drowsy. You can buy Telekast L Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered moderately expensive by popular opinion. It is available in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Lupin.

How to use Telekast L Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Telekast-L Tablet

  • How does it work? Levocetirizine blocks the histamine that is released during an allergy and helps in subsiding the symptoms. Montelukast helps in reducing inflammation & swelling inside the membrane of the nose and providing relief for asthma patients.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Telekast L Tablet.
  • Please understand that this tablet is in no way replacement for steroid inhalers for asthma patients.
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage.
  • For patients with exercise-induced asthma, take this medicine 1-2 hours before exercising.
  • Please share all your existing medicines with the doctor esp. for mental health disorders, sleeping pills, tranquilizers, etc.
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Don't discontinue even if you start to feel better.
  • It won't work for asthma attacks or sudden wheezing in patients.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine.
  • Store Telekast L Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight.
  • Telekast L Tablet is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms.
  • Telekast L Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions.

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Telekast-L Tablet

Before using Telekast L Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergy to Telekast L Tablet or cetirizine or montelukast
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Kidney Disease
  • Breastfeeding & pregnancy
  • It is not recommended for children & Neonates. Please keep it out of reach from them
Telekast L Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Antidepressants, medication for anxiety, mental illness, seizure, sleeping pills, tranquillizers etc.
  • Alcohol
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Telekast L Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Consult your doctor if you have a kidney problem (because your dosage would be reduced in such cases).
  • Elder people should be cautious of levocetirizine because it may have some side effects.
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms Telekast L Tablet.
  • Using alcohol might seriously worsen the side-effect of cetirizine.

FAQs Commonly asked question on Telekast-L Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Telekast L Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage.

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Telekast L Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Telekast L Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Telekast L Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Telekast L Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & sleepiness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Telekast L Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
No. Both levocetirizine & montelukast are unsafe for breastfeeding & pregnancy. You must consult a gynecologist for more details before and find an alternative medicine for your symptoms.

5. Can I drive while using Telekast L Tablet?
Not recommendedTelekast L Tablet might make you feel drowsy & sleepy. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision as a side effect. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Telekast L Tablet addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. Can using Telekast L Tablet provide relief from Cold?
No. Telekast L Tablet helps in conditions related to allergy & asthma and though it reduces the swelling in the nasal membrane, it can actually cause symptoms of cold as a side effect.

8. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Telekast L Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safer side.

9. Can I use Telekast L Tablet to get relief from itching & watery-eyes?
Telekast L Tablet has levocetirizine which a common antihistamine. It helps in blocking histamine and 
therefore itching, watery eyes, pollen grain allergy (allergic rhinitis).

10. Can I use Telekast L Tablet in relieving pain?
No. Telekast L Tablet is not an analgesic and can't help during pain.

11. What is the difference between Montek Lc & Telekast L?
Montek Lc
 & Telekast L are the same medicine with exactly same composition of levocetirizine & montelukast. The only difference is that Montek is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries whereas Telekast L is manufactured by Lupin.

12. What is the difference between Cetirizine & Levocetirizine?
Levocetirizine is an enantiomer of cetirizine. Although, it is a selective action antihistamine (H1) which is more potent than cetirizine.

13. Can withdrawal of Telekast L cause itching?
Generally, Telekast L is not associated with itching as a withdrawal symptom. However, some patients have reported itching if Telekast L is stopped at once.

14. Is it safe to consume Telekast L?
Yes. Telekast L is considered safe to consume if you follow the dosage prescribed by your doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Telekast-L Tablet

I think Telekast L Tablet is better than Montek LC as my doctor always prescribes Telekast.
I am happy with Telekast L whenever I have skin allergies.
A doctor on JustDoc prescribed Telekast L to my wife. I have bought it and she is yet to start the course.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Telekast-L Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Telekast L Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Telekast L Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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