Montelast (5 mg) is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma. It works by blocking a substance called leukotriene.
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Drug information on Montelast (5 mg) (Montelukast) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Le Sante)
Drug Name : Montelukast
Montelukast(Singulair) generic Montelast (5 mg) is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma. It works by blocking a substance called leukotriene.
More Info about Montelukast
Trade Names for Montelukast
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 10 mg/day.
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).
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA