Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Singulair

Descriptions


Montelukast is used to treat and prevent asthma. It will decrease the symptoms and the number of acute asthma attacks. However, this medicine should not be used to relieve an asthma attack that has already started. This medicine is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), and treat symptoms of seasonal (short-term) or perennial (long-term) allergies, such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, or wheezing.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Tablet
  • Packet