FM 24, Montelukast/ Fexofenadine

FM 24 is used for the treatment of symptoms of allergies such as runny nose or sneezing. FM 24 is a leukotriene antagonist which works to block the action of leukotriene which then reduce inflammation in the airways and provides relief.

FM 24

Montelukast and Fexofenadine

FM 24

10

Wockhardt

Tablets

Montelukast 10 mg / Fexofenadine 120 mg

Fexofenadine

Uses
Fexofenadine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders such as a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, hives, itching eyes/nose and itching
How it Works
Fexofenadine is an antihistamine, it stops the effects of histamine in the body which causes inflammation leading to sneezing, runny and blocked nose. Cells in the body release this chemical called histamine when they come into contact with pollen which causes allergic symptoms called hay fever. Fexofenadine as an antihistamine stops these effects and relieve these symptoms.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Fexofenadine can include the symptoms below nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach; menstrual cramps; drowsiness, tired feeling; headache; or. muscle or back pain.
Expert advice
Before using Fexofenadine, inform your doctor about your current list of medications that you are taking, any allergies you may have, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions such as if you are pregnant. Take this product as directed by your doctor, which will be advice based on the evaluation of your current health conditions. You must avoid using antacids within 15 minutes before or after taking this medication to allow maximum absorption potential to be achieved. Caution is needed in elderly patients and children below six years old who take this product.
FAQ
Should I consume Fexofenadine on an empty stomach, before food or after food?-Fexofenadine is normally consumed after food. However, we would advise you to follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Is Fexofenadine safe to consume or apply when pregnant or breastfeeding?-No Can Fexofenadine be used for allergic skin conditions?-Fexofenadine is an antihistaminic drug, therefore Yes, Fexofenadine can be used for allergic skin conditions. Please do not use Fexofenadine without consulting with your doctor first.

Montelukast

Uses
Montelukast is known as a leukotriene receptor antagonist. Montelukast is prescribed to help prevent asthma attacks or exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.
How it Works
Montelukast works to control the symptoms of asthma by blocking the effects leukotrienes. Leukotrienes are produced by the body when asthma symptoms flare up, this may be caused without or with reason being exercise or pollen exposure. Such instances cause body to produce chemical substances called leukotrienes, which cause the inflammation in the smaller airways of the lungs.The inflammation irritates the muscles around the airways and causes them to constrict, this causes airways to narrow which makes it more difficult for air to get in and out of the lungs. This causes the typical symptoms of wheeze, chest tightness and shortness of breath. The inflammation also causes the lining of airways to make extra mucus which causes coughing. Thus Montelukast helps in the treatment of these symptoms.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Montelukast may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Diarrhoea Stomach pain, Stomach or intestinal upset, Heartburn, Tiredness, Fever, Stuffy nose, Cough, Flu, Upper respiratory infection

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