MONTELUKAST GRANULES - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Singulair
Phonetic Pronunciation: (mon-teh-LEW-kast)
Information last revised September 2010
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Singulair 4 mg Oral Granules in Packet
Montelukast is used regularly to prevent the wheezing and shortness of breath caused by asthma and decrease the number of asthma attacks. Montelukast is also used before exercise to prevent breathing problems. This medication can help decrease the number of times you need to use your rescue inhaler. This medication is also used to relieve symptoms of hay fever and allergic rhinitis (such as sneezing, stuffy/runny/itchy nose). This drug works by blocking certain natural substances (leukotrienes) that may cause or worsen asthma and allergies. It helps make breathing easier by reducing swelling (inflammation) in the airways.
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