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Milast tablet 500 mcg 10's

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Milast tablet contains Roflumilast | belongs to Phosphodiesterase type-4 inhibitor

Alternate brands of Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s

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Romilast tablet 500 mcg 10’s  174.00 You will pay -54 more
Romast tablet 500 mcg 10’s  120.00 You can save 0
Raxus tablet 500 mcg 10’s  174.12 You will pay -54.12 more
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How it works

Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s works by decreasing swelling in the lungs.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s

  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Cough
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain

Uses of Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-Maintenance

    This medicine is used for the maintenance treatment of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD- a lung disease) associated with chronic bronchitis in adult patients.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Moderate to Severe Hepatic Impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with moderate to severe liver impairment due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

General Warnings
  • Acute bronchospasm

    This medicine is not used for the relief of acute bronchospasm since it is not a bronchodilator.

  • Suicidal tendency

    This medicine may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts in some patients. Patients should be monitored closely for any changes in behavior or mood. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Kidney impairment

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney impairment due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required in some cases.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Weight loss

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of weight loss. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of anorexia and/or malnourishment. Close monitoring of weight changes is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Depression

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of depressive symptoms, mood changes, changes in behavior, etc. Appropriate patient and caregiver counseling, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Erythromycin moderate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Rifampicin severe
  • Fluvoxamine moderate

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s?

GI upset, weight loss, anorexia, insomnia, headache.

What happens if I miss a dose of Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s?

Adults: 500 mcg once daily. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Milast tablet 500 mcg 10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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