What is Montelukast Sodium?
Montelukast Sodium Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Asthma, Hay Fever, Exercise-Induced Asthma, Chronic Asthma, Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Perennial Allergic Rhinitis and other conditions.
Montelukast Sodium Tablet contains Montelukast as an active ingredient.
Montelukast Sodium Tablet works by making breathing easier by reducing swelling in the airways.
Detailed information related to Montelukast Sodium Tablet uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Montelukast Sodium Tablet Uses
Montelukast Sodium Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Hay Fever
- Exercise-Induced Asthma
- Chronic Asthma
- Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
- Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
Montelukast Sodium Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Montelukast Sodium Tablet improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Making breathing easier by reducing swelling in the airways.
Montelukast Sodium Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Montelukast Sodium Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Montelukast Sodium Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Montelukast Sodium Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Trouble Sleeping
- Elevated Levels Of Liver Enzymes
- Hypersensitivity Reactions
- Sore Throat
Montelukast Sodium Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Not recommended for prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm
- Not recommended in patients who are taking asthma medications