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SINGULAIR 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR SINGULAIR

Montelukast(5mg)

food interaction for SINGULAIR

alcohol interaction for SINGULAIR

pregnancy interaction for SINGULAIR

lactation interaction for SINGULAIR

medicine interaction for SINGULAIR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Singulair 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Singulair 5 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Singulair 5 mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR SINGULAIR

    Montelukast(5mg)

    Uses

    Singulair 5 mg tablet is used to prevent asthma
    It is also used to prevent exercise-induced asthma and seasonal allergies.

    How it works

    Singulair 5 mg tablet works by blocking the action of leukotriene. It reduces inflammation in the airways and nasal passages to prevent asthma and relieve symptoms of allergies.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Diarrhoea

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SINGULAIR 5 MG TABLET

    Patients taking SINGULAIR 5 MG TABLET

    • 96%
      Once A Day
    • 4%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SINGULAIR

    19 Substitutes
    19 Substitutes
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    • ROMILAST 5 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 10.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 151.50
      save 29% more per tablet
    • TELEKAST 5MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 9.30/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 93
      save 35% more per tablet
    • MONTEK 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 9.50/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 95
      save 34% more per tablet
    • ODIMONT 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 10.10/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 101
      save 29% more per tablet
    • GLEMONT 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 7.50/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 75
      save 48% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR SINGULAIR

    • Do not take montelukast if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to montelukast or any of the other ingredients of montelukast.
    • Contact your doctor, if your asthma or breathing gets worse.
    • Montelukast is not meant to treat asthma attacks of short duration. If an attack occurs, it is advisable to always have your inhaled rescue medicine with you.
    • Take asthma medications prescribed only by doctor. Montelukast should not be substituted for other asthma medications your doctor has prescribed for you.
    • Consult your doctor if you get symptoms of flu-like illness, pins and needles or numbness of arms or legs, worsening of respiratory symptoms, and/or rash.
    • Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR SINGULAIR

    Montelukast

    Q.

    What are the uses of montelukast/ Montek Lc/ Romilast?
    Montelukast (also available as Montek Lc/ Romilast) is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma

    Q.

    Is montelukast steroid/antibiotic?
    No. Monteleukast is an leukotriene receptor antagonist which is used as an anti-asthmatic drugs

    Q.

    Is montelukast harmful?
    Montelukast is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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    Is montelukast gluten free?
    Montelukast is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)