Luvent 5mg tablets

/Luvent 5mg tablets
Luvent 5mg tablets 2018-07-11T07:53:35+00:00

Luvent 5mg chewable tablet contains montelukast. Montelukast is a lukoterine receptor antagonist used for the treatment of asthma and related symptoms.  It produces its action by blocking the action of leukoterine D4 and cysteinyl leukoterine receptors in lungs or bronchial tubes by binding to it.

  • Wheezing and shortness of breath in asthma

  • Breathing problems in exercise

  • Decreases the use of inhaler

  • Hay fever and allergic rhinitis

  • Reduces the inflammation in airways

Once daily with or without food

It produces its action by selectively antagonizes leukoterine D4 (LTD4) at cysteinyl leukoterine receptor which is present in the body. By inhibiting  the actions of CysLT1, it prevents the airway edema, smooth muscle contraction and enhanced secretion of viscous and thick fluid.


After oral administration it gets rapidly absorbed with 64% of the bioavailability.


Nearly about 64% of the drug is absorbed after oral administration with 99% of the drug bound to plasma protein.  The drug follows hepatic metabolism.


The drug is excreted through bile with elimination half life of 2.7-5.5 hrs. The clearance rate is 45mL/min in adults.

  • Abnormal dreams

  • Feeling restless

  • Depression

  • Inflammation of blood vessels in the skin

  • Hallucination

  • Involuntary quivering

  • Nervous

  • Increased eosinophils in the blood

  • If prescribed for the long term, then regular analysis should be mad

  • Allergic to any of the ingredient or previous allergy

  • Hepatic diseases

  • Chewable preparation contain aspartame should be cautiously used in patients    with phenylketonuria (PKU) or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid aspartame (or phenylalanine) in your diet

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