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Brand Name Singulair
Generic Name Montelukast
Category Asthma & Allergies
Medication 10 mg

Information to have about Montelukast (Generic Equivalent to Singulair) ..

What is Montelukast (Generic Singulair) and what are its uses?
How does Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Works (Mechanism) ?
Dosage: How should you take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) ?
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Montelukast (Generic Singulair)
Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Warnings and Precautions.
Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Side effects.

Order Montelukast - Generic Equivalent to Singulair
Category : Asthma & Allergies
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What is Montelukast (Generic Singulair) and what are its uses ?

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) helps to reduce asthma symptoms like coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, or chest tightness and control your asthma.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is also helpful in improving seasonal allergies, like hay fever. 

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is used for people whose asthma is not fully controlled with regular inhaled corticosteroids or short-acting beta agonist relievers such as salbutamol. Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is also useful to prevent asthma caused by exercise.

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How does Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Works (Mechanism) ?

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) contains the active ingredient Montelukast, which is a type of medicine known as a leukotriene receptor antagonist. Montelukast (Generic Singulair) works by blocking the action of leukotrienes, which are chemicals released by the body as part of the allergic and inflammatory response.

Leukotrienes have effects in many areas of the body. In the lungs, they cause inflammation and increased mucous production in the airways. They also cause the muscles lining the airways to contract, which narrows the airways. All of this makes it difficult for air to get in and out of the lungs.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) blocks leukotriene receptors in the lungs and, as a result, blocks the actions of leukotrienes. This prevents the excess mucous production, inflammation and narrowing of the airways that occurs in asthma, and therefore prevents asthma attacks. Montelukast (Generic Singulair) should be taken regularly to prevent attacks. You should continue to take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) even when your symptoms are under control.

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Dosage: How should you take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) ?

Take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) tablets orally. You may take your tablets with food. Take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) tablets every day at roughly the same time, even on days when you are not having asthma or allergy symptoms.

If you are taking Montelukast (Generic Singulair) chewable tablets, chew them well before swallowing with water. You may take your Montelukast (Generic Singulair) with food. Take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) every day at roughly the same time, even on days when you are not having asthma or allergy symptoms.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Dosage for Adults and children 15 and over
The usual dose of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is one 10 milligram tablet to be taken once a day in the evening.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Dosage for Children 6 to 14 years old
The usual dose of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is one 5 milligram chewable tablet to be taken once a day in the evening.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Dosage for Children 2 to 5 years old
The dosage of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is one 5 milligram chewable tablet per day, taken in the evening.

Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Safety and effectiveness of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) has not been studied in children under 2 years of age. Special care may be needed.

Have you skipped your Montelukast (Generic Singulair) dose?
If you miss a dose of Montelukast (Generic Singulair), take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for the next dose of Montelukast (Generic Singulair), skip the previous dose. Do not use double or extra doses of Montelukast (Generic Singulair).

If you take too much of Montelukast (Generic Singulair)?
Incase of an overdose with Montelukast (Generic Singulair) seek medical emergency immediately.

Symptoms of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) overdose are not known.

Where should you store Montelukast (Generic Singulair)?
Store Montelukast (Generic Singulair) out of the reach of children.

Store Montelukast (Generic Singulair) at room temperature, between 15—30 degrees C (59—86 degrees F); do not freeze. Protect from light and moisture. Throw away any unused amount of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) after the expiry date.

Available strengths of Montelukast (Generic Singulair)
Montelukast (Generic Singulair) tablets are available in the strengths of 5 mg chewable and 10 mg.

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Possible food and drug interactions when taking Montelukast (Generic Singulair)

The following drugs may interact with Montelukast (Generic Singulair). They may increase or decrease the activity of Montelukast (Generic Singulair).

  • carbamazepine
  • cerivastatin
  • paclitaxel
  • phenobarbital
  • phenytoin
  • repaglinide
  • rifabutin
  • rifampin
  • rosiglitazone
  • troglitazone

Inform your health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Montelukast (Generic Singulair) works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Who should not take Montelukast (Generic Singulair)?
Montelukast (Generic Singulair)
is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not, however, take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether Montelukast (Generic Singulair) passes into breast milk. Do not take Montelukast (Generic Singulair) without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. 

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Montelukast (Generic Singulair) and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Warnings and Precautions.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) does not provide instant relief and cannot be used to treat a sudden asthma attack.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) works only when used on a regular basis to help reduce inflammation and prevent asthma attacks. Montelukast (Generic Singulair) is effective in adults and children.

If you take corticosteroids you should continue to take them while taking Montelukast (Generic Singulair), even if your symptoms improve.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) should never be used to treat asthma attacks - you should keep your normal reliever inhaler, e.g. salbutamol or terbutaline, ready for this. Consult your doctor if you need to use your reliever more frequently than normal, or if it becomes less effective at treating attacks.

In rare cases, people taking asthma medications may experience a rare condition known as Churg-Strauss syndrome. Consult your doctor if you experience any of the following while taking Montelukast (Generic Singulair); flu-like symptoms, increasing breathlessness, pins and needles, and numbness of the limbs or rash.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) should be taken at bedtime. Montelukast (Generic Singulair) should be taken one hour before or two hours after food. Montelukast (Generic Singulair) for adults can be taken with or without food.

People with an inherited disorder of protein metabolism (phenylketonuria) should be aware that Montelukast (Generic Singulair) pediatric chewable tablets contain aspartame, which is a source of phenylalanine.

Montelukast (Generic Singulair) Side effects.

Side effects of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) that should be reported to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible: 

Rare or uncommon side effects of Montelukast (Generic Singulair):

  • a feeling of pins and needles or numbness of arms and legs
  • dark brown or yellow urine
  • diarrhea
  • easy bruising or bleeding
  • edema or swelling of the legs or ankles
  • fatigue or weakness
  • fever
  • flu-like illness
  • muscle aches or cramps
  • seizure or convulsion
  • skin rash and itching
  • severe stomach pain
  • swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and/or throat, which may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  • vomiting
  • wheezing or continued coughing
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects of Montelukast (Generic Singulair) that should be reported to your health care professional if they continue or are bothersome:

  • cough
  • difficulty sleeping
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • headache
  • heartburn
  • hoarseness or sore throat
  • indigestion or stomach upset
  • muscle aches or cramps
  • nausea
  • runny nose
  • unusual dreams