This medication is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma. It works by blocking a substance called leukotriene.
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 10 mg/day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, suicidal thoughts, mental problem, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Most Common :
Diarrhea, dizziness, cough, headache, vomiting, stomach pain and sore throat.
♦ • Miscellaneous : Hoarseness, itching, rash, hives, fever, flu-like symptoms, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN).
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
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