- What is montelukast, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for montelukast?
- Is montelukast available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for montelukast?
- What are the side effects of montelukast?
- What is the dosage for montelukast?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with montelukast?
- Is montelukast safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about montelukast?
What is the dosage for montelukast?
The recommended dose of montelukast in adults is 10 mg daily for treating asthma and allergic rhinitis and 10 mg two hours before exercising for prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm. Montelukast should be taken in the evening with or without food when used for asthma or allergic rhinitis. The 4 and 5 mg tablets are used in children.
Which drugs or supplements interact with montelukast?
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