A leukotriene receptor antagonist,Montelukastis used to treat asthma, hay fever and seasonal allergy symptoms. It prevents asthma attacks and breathing problems caused by exercise. It works by blocking leukotriene which in turn decreases certain asthma and allergic symptoms.
Before usingMontelukast inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions :
Possible side effects ofMontelukastinclude gastrointestinal disturbances, hypersensitivity, headaches, cough, diarrhoea, indigestion, mild sore throat, mild abdominal pain and nausea. Use alternative forms of this medicine if you are already taking idelalisib and ivacaftor. To ensure no interaction with other medicines take place, consult your doctor about the medications you are on. Seek medical help if you experience any of these severely.
Usual dosage forMontelukastis a 10mg tablet taken once daily for as long as prescribed. Dosage is individualised to patient needs.