Dazit M Side effects

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Consists of Desloratadine, Montelukast

What are the possible side effects of Desloratadine (Dazit M)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Desloratadine (Dazit M): hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

Less serious Desloratadine (Dazit M) side effects may include:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Side effects of Desloratadine (Dazit M) in details

A side effect of any drug can be defined as the unwanted or undesired effect produced by the drug. The side effect can be major or in few medications minor that can be ignored. Side effects not only vary from drug to drug, but it also depends on the dose of the drug, the individual sensitivity of the person, brand or company which manufactures it. If side effects overweigh the actual effect of the medicine, it may be difficult to convince the patient to take the drug. Few patients get specific side effects to specific drugs; in that case, a doctor replaces the drug with another. If you feel any side effect and it troubles you, do not forget to share with your healthcare practitioner.
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The following adverse reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of the label:

Clinical Trials Experience

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in clinical practice.

Adults and Adolescents

Allergic Rhinitis: In multiple-dose placebo-controlled trials, 2834 patients ages 12 years or older received Desloratadine (Dazit M) tablets at doses of 2.5 mg to 20 mg daily, of whom 1655 patients received the recommended daily dose of 5 mg. In patients receiving 5 mg daily, the rate of adverse events was similar between Desloratadine (Dazit M) and placebo-treated patients. The percent of patients who withdrew prematurely due to adverse events was 2.4% in the Desloratadine (Dazit M) group and 2.6% in the placebo group. There were no serious adverse events in these trials in patients receiving Desloratadine (Dazit M). All adverse events that were reported by greater than or equal to 2% of patients who received the recommended daily dose of Desloratadine (Dazit M) tablets (5 mg once daily), and that were more common with Desloratadine (Dazit M) tablets than placebo, are listed in Table 1.

The frequency and magnitude of laboratory and electrocardiographic abnormalities were similar in Desloratadine (Dazit M) and placebo-treated patients.

There were no differences in adverse events for subgroups of patients as defined by gender, age, or race.

Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: In multiple-dose, placebo-controlled trials of chronic idiopathic urticaria, 211 patients ages 12 years or older received Desloratadine (Dazit M) tablets and 205 received placebo. Adverse events that were reported by greater than or equal to 2% of patients who received Desloratadine (Dazit M) tablets and that were more common with Desloratadine (Dazit M) than placebo were (rates for Desloratadine (Dazit M) and placebo, respectively): headache (14%, 13%), nausea (5%, 2%), fatigue (5%, 1%), dizziness (4%, 3%), pharyngitis (3%, 2%), dyspepsia (3%, 1%), and myalgia (3%, 1%).

Pediatrics

Two hundred and forty-six pediatric subjects 6 months to 11 years of age received Desloratadine (Dazit M)

Oral Solution for 15 days in three placebo-controlled clinical trials. Pediatric subjects aged 6 to 11 years received 2.5 mg once a day, subjects aged 1 to 5 years received 1.25 mg once a day, and subjects 6 to 11 months of age received 1.0 mg once a day.

In subjects 6 to 11 years of age, no individual adverse event was reported by 2 percent or more of the subjects.

In subjects 2 to 5 years of age, adverse events reported for Desloratadine (Dazit M) and placebo in at least 2 percent of subjects receiving Desloratadine (Dazit M)

Oral Solution and at a frequency greater than placebo were fever (5.5%, 5.4%), urinary tract infection (3.6%, 0%) and varicella (3.6%, 0%).

In subjects 12 months to 23 months of age, adverse events reported for the Desloratadine (Dazit M) product and placebo in at least 2 percent of subjects receiving Desloratadine (Dazit M)

Oral Solution and at a frequency greater than placebo were fever (16.9%, 12.9%), diarrhea (15.4%, 11.3%), upper respiratory tract infections (10.8%, 9.7%), coughing (10.8%, 6.5%), appetite increased (3.1%, 1.6%), emotional lability (3.1%, 0%), epistaxis (3.1%, 0%), parasitic infection (3.1%, 0%), pharyngitis (3.1%, 0%), rash maculopapular (3.1%, 0%).

In subjects 6 months to 11 months of age, adverse events reported for Desloratadine (Dazit M) and placebo in at least 2 percent of subjects receiving Desloratadine (Dazit M)

Oral Solution and at a frequency greater than placebo were upper respiratory tract infections (21.2%, 12.9%), diarrhea (19.7%, 8.1%), fever (12.1%, 1.6%), irritability (12.1%, 11.3%), coughing (10.6%, 9.7%), somnolence (9.1%, 8.1%), bronchitis (6.1%, 0%), otitis media (6.1%, 1.6%), vomiting (6.1%, 3.2%), anorexia (4.5%, 1.6%), pharyngitis (4.5%, 1.6%), insomnia (4.5%, 0%), rhinorrhea (4.5%, 3.2%), erythema (3.0%, 1.6%), and nausea (3.0%, 0%).

There were no clinically meaningful changes in any electrocardiographic parameter, including the QTc interval. Only one of the 246 pediatric subjects receiving Desloratadine (Dazit M)

Oral Solution in the clinical trials discontinued treatment because of an adverse event.

Post-Marketing Experience

Because adverse events are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure. The following spontaneous adverse events have been reported during the marketing of Desloratadine (Dazit M): tachycardia, palpitations, rare cases of hypersensitivity reactions (such as rash, pruritus, urticaria, edema, dyspnea, and anaphylaxis), psychomotor hyperactivity, movement disorders (including dystonia, tics, and extrapyramidal symptoms), seizures, and elevated liver enzymes including bilirubin, and very rarely, hepatitis.

What is the most important information I should know about Desloratadine (Dazit M)?

Desloratadine (Dazit M) contraindications

Contraindication can be described as a special circumstance or a disease or a condition wherein you are not supposed to use the drug or undergo particular treatment as it can harm the patient; at times, it can be dangerous and life threatening as well. When a procedure should not be combined with other procedure or when a medicine cannot be taken with another medicine, it is called Relative contraindication. Contraindications should be taken seriously as they are based on the relative clinical experience of health care providers or from proven research findings.
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You should not take this medication if you are allergic to Desloratadine (Dazit M) or to loratadine (Claritin).

Before taking Desloratadine (Dazit M), tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have liver or kidney disease.

Do not give this medication to a child younger than 2 years old without the advice of a doctor.

Desloratadine (Dazit M) disintegrating tablets (Desloratadine (Dazit M) RediTabs) may contain phenylalanine. Talk to your doctor before using this form of Desloratadine (Dazit M) if you have phenylketonuria (PKU).

What are the possible side effects of Montelukast (Dazit M)?

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Montelukast (Dazit M): hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

Common Montelukast (Dazit M) side effects may include:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Side effects of Montelukast (Dazit M) in details

A side effect of any drug can be defined as the unwanted or undesired effect produced by the drug. The side effect can be major or in few medications minor that can be ignored. Side effects not only vary from drug to drug, but it also depends on the dose of the drug, the individual sensitivity of the person, brand or company which manufactures it. If side effects overweigh the actual effect of the medicine, it may be difficult to convince the patient to take the drug. Few patients get specific side effects to specific drugs; in that case, a doctor replaces the drug with another. If you feel any side effect and it troubles you, do not forget to share with your healthcare practitioner.
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Montelukast has been generally well tolerated. Side effects, which usually were mild, generally did not require discontinuation of therapy. The overall incidence of side effects reported with Montelukast was comparable to placebo.

Adults 15 Years of Age and Older with Asthma: Montelukast has been evaluated in approximately 2600 adult patients 15 years of age and older in clinical studies. In two similarly designed, 12-week placebo-controlled clinical studies, the only adverse experiences reported as drug related in ≥ 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo were abdominal pain and headache. The incidences of these events were not significantly different in the two treatment groups.

Cumulatively, 544 patients were treated with Montelukast for at least 6 months, 253 for one year and 21 for 2 years in clinical studies. With prolonged treatment, the adverse experience profile did not change.

Pediatric Patients 6 to 14 Years of Age with Asthma: Montelukast has been evaluated in approximately 475 pediatric patients 6 to 14 years of age. The safety profile in pediatric patients is generally similar to the adult safety profile and to placebo.

In an 8-week, placebo-controlled clinical study, the only adverse experience reported as drug related in > 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo was headache. The incidence of headache was not significantly different in the two treatment groups.

In studies evaluating growth rate, the safety profile in these pediatric patients was consistent with the safety profile previously described for Montelukast.

Cumulatively, 263 pediatric patients 6 to 14 years of age were treated with Montelukast for at least 3 months and 164 for 6 months or longer. With prolonged treatment, the adverse experience profile did not change.

Pediatric Patients 2 to 5 Years of Age with Asthma: Montelukast has been evaluated in 573 pediatric patients 2 to 5 years of age. In a 12-week, placebo-controlled clinical study, the only adverse experience reported as drug related in > 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo was thirst. The incidence of thirst was not significantly different in the two treatment groups.

Cumulatively, 426 pediatric patients 2 to 5 years of age were treated with Montelukast for at least 3 months, 230 for 6 months or longer, and 63 patients for 12 months or longer. With prolonged treatment, the adverse experience profile did not change.

Pediatric Patients 6 Months to 2 Years of Age with Asthma: Montelukast has been evaluated in 175 pediatric patients 6 months to 2 years of age. In a 6-week, placebo-controlled clinical study, the adverse experiences reported as drug related in > 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo were diarrhea, hyperkinesia, asthma, eczematous dermatitis and rash.

The incidences of these adverse experiences were not significantly different in the two treatment groups.

Adults 15 Years of Age and Older with Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: Montelukast has been evaluated in 2199 adult patients 15 years of age and older for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis in clinical studies. Montelukast administered once daily in the morning or in the evening was generally well tolerated with a safety profile similar to that of placebo. In placebo-controlled clinical studies, no adverse experiences reported as drug related in 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo were observed. In a 4-week, placebo-controlled clinical study, the safety profile was consistent with that observed in 2-week studies. The incidence of somnolence was similar to that of placebo in all studies.

Pediatric Patients 2 to 14 Years of Age with Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: Montelukast has been evaluated in 280 pediatric patients 2 to 14 years of age for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis in a 2-week, placebo-controlled, clinical study. Montelukast administered once daily in the evening was generally well tolerated with a safety profile similar to that of placebo. In this study, no adverse experiences reported as drug related in 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo were observed.

Adults 15 Years of Age and Older with Perennial Allergic Rhinitis: Montelukast has been evaluated in 3235 adult and adolescent patients 15 years of age and older with perennial allergic rhinitis in two, 6-week, placebo-controlled, clinical studies.

Montelukast administered once daily was generally well tolerated, with a safety profile consistent with that observed in patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis and similar to that of placebo. In these two studies, no adverse experiences reported as drug related in 1% of patients treated with Montelukast and at a greater incidence than in patients treated with placebo were observed. The incidence of somnolence was similar to that of placebo.

Pooled Analyses of Clinical Trials Experience: A pooled analysis of 41 placebo-controlled clinical studies (35 studies in patients 15 years of age and older; 6 studies in pediatric patients 6 to 14 years of age) was performed using a validated assessment method of suicidality. Among the 9929 patients who received Montelukast and 7780 patients who received placebo in these studies, there was one patient with suicidal ideation in the group taking Montelukast. There were no completed suicides, suicide attempts or preparatory acts toward suicidal behavior in either treatment group.

A separate pooled analysis of 46 placebo-controlled clinical studies (35 studies in patients 15 years of age and older; 11 studies in pediatric patients 3 months to 14 years of age) assessing behavior-related adverse experiences (BRAEs) was performed. Among the 11,673 patients who received Montelukast and 8827 patients who received placebo in these studies, the frequency of patients with at least one BRAE was 2.73% in patients who received Montelukast and 2.27% in patients who received placebo; the odds ratio was 1.12 [95% CI (0.93; 1.36)].

The clinical trials included in these pooled analyses were not designed specifically to examine suicidality or BRAEs.

Postmarketing Experience: The following side effects have been reported in postmarketing use: Infections and Infestations: Upper respiratory infection.

Blood and Lymphatic System Disorders: Increased bleeding tendency.

Immune System Disorders: Hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylaxis, very rarely hepatic eosinophilic infiltration.

Psychiatric Disorders: Agitation including aggressive behavior or hostility, anxiousness, depression, disorientation, disturbance in attention, dream abnormalities, hallucinations, insomnia, memory impairment, psychomotor hyperactivity (including irritability, restlessness, and tremor) somnambulism, suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality).

Nervous System Disorders: Dizziness, drowsiness, paraesthesia/hypoesthesia, very rarely seizure.

Cardiac Disorders: Palpitations.

Respiratory, Thoracic and Mediastinal Disorders: Epistaxis.

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting; pulmonary eosinophilia.

Hepatobiliary Disorders: Increased ALT and AST, very rarely hepatitis (including cholestatic, hepatocellular, and mixed-pattern liver injury).

Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders: Angioedema, bruising, erythema multiforme, erythema nodosum, pruritus, rash, urticaria.

Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders: Arthralgia, myalgia including muscle cramps.

Renal and Urinary Disorders: Enuresis in children.

General Disorders and Administration Site Conditions: Asthenia/fatigue, edema, pyrexia.

What is the most important information I should know about Montelukast (Dazit M)?

Montelukast (Dazit M) contraindications

Contraindication can be described as a special circumstance or a disease or a condition wherein you are not supposed to use the drug or undergo particular treatment as it can harm the patient; at times, it can be dangerous and life threatening as well. When a procedure should not be combined with other procedure or when a medicine cannot be taken with another medicine, it is called Relative contraindication. Contraindications should be taken seriously as they are based on the relative clinical experience of health care providers or from proven research findings.
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Hypersensitivity to montelukast sodium or to any of the excipients of Montelukast (Dazit M).

Use in children: Montelukast should not be used in children <15 years due to high content of montelukast. Other dosage forms with appropriate strengths are available for younger children.

References

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  2. DTP/NCI. "Descarboethoxyoratidine: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/s... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. European Chemicals Agency - ECHA. "Cyclopropaneacetic acid, 1-[[[(1R)-1-[3-[(1E)-2-(7-chloro-2-quinolinyl)ethenyl]phenyl]-3-[2-(1-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)phenyl]propyl]thio]methyl]-: The information provided here is aggregated from the "Notified classification and labelling" from ECHA's C&L Inventory. ". https://echa.europa.eu/information-o... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Dazit M are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Dazit M. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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According to the report by ndrugs.com, the below mentioned statistics discuss the number of people who experienced side effects after taking Dazit M drug. Every drug produces at least minor unwanted effects, which we call side effects. The side effects can be bothersome, or they can be minor so patients do not know they are experiencing them. The side effects of the drug depend on the individual, severity of disease, symptom, and associated conditions in the patient. The most deciding factor is the drug dosage. The higher the dosage, the higher the therapeutic result, and the more side effects. Every patient need not have the same intensity of side effect. When the side effects are greater, immediately consult your health care provider.
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