Accolate 20 mg

 
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How Your Medicine Works

ACCOLATE is a leukotriene receptor antagonist that blocks substances called leukotrienes. Leukotrienes cause narrowing and swelling of airways in your lungs. Blocking leukotrienes improves asthma symptoms and helps prevent asthma attacks.


Important Points to Note Before Taking Your Medicine

Have you ever had to stop taking another medication for your breathing problems because it caused problems or you were allergic to it? Have you ever been told that you have problems with your liver? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, make sure your doctor or pharmacist knows as soon as possible.

Make sure your doctor knows about all other medicines you are taking (including nonprescription or over the counter products), especially blood thinners (e.g., Coumadin), allergy medications (e.g., Seldane, Hismanal), ASA (e.g., Aspirin), antibiotics and theophylline.

You should tell your doctor if you have ever had a bad, unusual or allergic reaction to zafirlukast or any of the other ingredients in ACCOLATE tablets.


Use of Accolate During Pregnancy or Breast-feeding

Do not take ACCOLATE during pregnancy or while breast-feeding without discussing this with your doctor first. Similarly, let your doctor know about future pregnancies you are planning.


Taking your Medicine

Follow your doctor's instructions about when and how to take your tablets. Please read the label on the package. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. For patients 12 years of age and older: the usual treatment with ACCOLATE is 20 mg twice daily.

  • Swallow each tablet whole with a full glass of water.

  • Do not take your tablet(s) with a meal (at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals).

  • Try to take your medicine at the same times each day.

Using ACCOLATE twice a day, regularly, is very important. Your tablets come in blister cards of 15, enough for 7 days, plus 1 extra tablet. (So, 2 cards supply exactly 15 days, 4 cards supply 30 days.) All tablets in each card are the same. To help you remember your schedule, 14 tablets are labelled with the days of the week, 2 spots per day, (a.m. and p.m.). You can start ACCOLATE at any time. When starting a card, punch out and take the tablet labelled 'Start' noting the day and time you took it. Take your next tablet approximately 12 hours later, punching out the tablet that corresponds with that date and time (a.m. or p.m.). Continue following the calendar system to ensure that you take a morning and evening dose every day. When you finish a card, begin another approximately 12 hours later, at “Start”, and follow the calendar system again. As you get to the end of your last card, call your pharmacist for a refill, preferably before using the last 4 tablets.


Remember

Do not stop taking your tablets even if you are feeling well, unless your doctor tells you.


Undesirable Effects that May be Experienced with ACCOLATE:

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you think you have any of these or any other problems.

As with all medicines, undesirable effects are sometimes experienced. With ACCOLATE these may include headache or gastrointestinal disturbances (indigestion or stomach upsets). These are usually mild. Feeling of discomfort, infections and sleeplessness have also been reported. Allergic reactions including skin rash and itching, blood disorders, edema (swelling caused by a build-up of fluid) and pain in the joints and muscles have been seen in a very small number of patients given ACCOLATE. Tell your doctor if any of these problems occur.

Tell your doctor if you start to bruise easily, have unusual bleeding or experience persistent fever or sore throat.

Rarely ACCOLATE may cause some changes to occur in your liver which may be of a serious nature. If you think you have any of the following, tell your doctor immediately.

  • feel sick,

  • feel tired or lacking energy,

  • feel like you have the flu,

  • feel like you have lost your appetite,

  • feel itchy,

  • pain on the right side of your stomach, just below your ribs,

  • have a yellow colouring of your skin and eyes (jaundice),

  • have dark urine,

  • have discoloured and/or pale stools.

Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the above signs or symptoms

Very rarely severe liver injury, including liver failure (which may result in liver transplantation or death), has been observed.

A condition, which includes a combination of certain persistent or worsening symptoms, has been reported rarely in patients given ACCOLATE. These symptoms may include: a flu-like illness, rash, pins and needles or numbness of arms or legs, and severe sinusitis. These have occurred usually, but not always, in patients whose oral corticosteroid medicine for asthma is being reduced. Although ACCOLATE has not been shown to cause this condition, you must tell your physician immediately if you experience a combination of these symptoms.


If you Take too Much

If you accidentally take a larger dose than recommended, tell your doctor as soon as possible.

For an excessive overdose tell your doctor immediately or contact your hospital emergency department.


If you Miss a Dose

If you forget to take a dose, do not worry. Take another tablet just as soon as you remember. But if it is near the time for the next dose, wait until this dose is due. Then go on as before. Do not take a double dose.


Storing your Medicine

Keep your medicine where children cannot reach it. Your medicine can harm them.

You should store your tablets between 15 and 30°C (room temperature). Keep your tablets in the original package.

If your doctor decides to stop your treatment, return your tablets to the pharmacist for disposal.

Do not take your tablets after the expiry date on the package. Return the tablets to your pharmacist for disposal.


What's in your ACCOLATE Tablet

Each ACCOLATE tablet contains 20 mg of zafirlukast. Each tablet is film-coated and also contains the inactive ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone and titanium dioxide.


Remember

This medicine was prescribed only for you. Only a doctor knows who can use it safely. Never give it to someone else. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours.


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