Montelukast tablets 10 mg for asthma and rhinitis (montelukast sodium, Singulair)
What are Montelukast tablets 10 mg for asthma and rhinitis (montelukast sodium, Singulair)?
Montelukast sodium is an antagonist of the leukotriene receptor. It works by blocking the action of leukotriene D4 within the lungs, decreasing inflammation, and relaxing the smooth muscles. Montelukast tablets provide the following effects:
- help to control the contraction of the bronchi,
- help to control nasal ventilation resistance,
- reduce nasal obstruction, nasal discharge, and sneezing symptoms,
- help to prevent the asthma attacks and to reduce their frequency.
Montelukast tablets are effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma. However, this medicine is not designed for the immediate relieve of asthma attack.
Active principles: montelukast sodium
Amount: 28 tablets
Maker: Kyorin Rimedio Co., Ltd., Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Indications: treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthma
How to take
For bronchial asthma: adults should take one tablet (10 mg of principle) once a day, before bedtime.
For allergic rhinitis: adults should take 0.5-1 tablet once a day, before bedtime.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.