Singulair 10Mg - 28 Tablet
Montelukast is used to treat asthma.
Control and prevent symptoms caused by asthma,This medication can help decrease the number of times you need to use your quick relief inhaler.
When taken regularly, Montelukast helps to prevent the chest tightness, wheezing and breathlessness that is common in asthma.
It may also be used to prevent breathlessness that is triggered by exercise or physical exertion.
Montelukast is meant to be taken long-term. It is not meant for fast relief during acute asthma attacks.
Your doctor has prescribed Singulair to treat asthma, preventing your asthma symptoms during the
day and night.
• Singulair is used for the treatment of adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older who are
not adequately controlled on their medication and need additional therapy.
• Singulair also helps prevent the narrowing of airways triggered by exercise.
• In those asthmatic patients in whom Singulair is indicated in asthma, Singulair can also provide
symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Points of interest:
•Montelukast must be taken regularly for it to work well.
•Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor.
•Your condition may worsen if the medicine is stopped suddenly. Montelukast cannot relieve an acute asthma attack.
•You should continue to keep your "rescue" inhaler by your side at all times.
How to use:
•For adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older:
•The recommended dose is one 10 mg tablet to be taken daily in the evening.
•If you are taking Singulair, be sure that you do not take any other products that contain the same
active ingredient, montelukast.
•This medicine is for oral use.
•You can take Singulair 10 mg with or without food.
•Stomach discomfort such as nausea.
•Indigestion or diarrhoea.
•Tiredness and flu-like symptoms.
•Inform your doctor if you suffer from liver disease or phenylketonuria (a condition where the body lacks an enzyme to break down the amino acid phenylalanine).
•If your asthma symptoms get worse when you take aspirin, avoid taking aspirin or other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) while you are taking montelukast.
How to store:
Keep at room temperature.