Montiget (montelukast) is used regularly to prevent and treat the shortness and wheezing of breath and other problems caused by asthma and decrease the number of asthma attacks. It plays crucial role pathogenesis of asthma.
The medicine is used to indicate chronic treatment and prophylaxis of asthma in adults and paediatric patients of 12 months age and older. This medicine is used before exercise to prevent breathing problems during training. This medicine also helps to decrease your need to use your quick-relief inhaler.
This medicine is also used to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and allergic rhinitis.
For adults and adolescents 15 years age and old
One 10mg tablet
Montiget should be taken once daily in the evening.
Take this medicine to prevent breathing problems while exercising, then take a dose of this medicine at least two hours before the exercise. And don’t intake this medicine if you are already taking any medication for allergies and asthma. Doing so will increase the risk of side effects.
Here are some side effects of this medicine that you might experience while taking this medicine:
• Pain in legs or arms
• Muscle weakness
Remember that the doctor has prescribed according to his judgment of your condition and your treatment response.
When not to use
It is not advised to hypersensitive patients, as it contains some hypersensitive ingredients that may cause an allergic reaction in your body.
• If you are allergic to montelukast or have any other allergies, then consult your doctor before taking this medicine. This medicine contains some inactive ingredients that may cause an allergic reaction or other problems to patients.
• Get medical attention immediately if you feel any symptoms getting worsen related to asthma or if your quick healer isn’t helping you out. Consult a doctor immediately and discuss your allergic sign. Sometimes, you need your healer.
• If you are pregnant, please discuss with your doctor before you intake this medicine.
• If you have any medical history related to liver disease, discuss with your doctor before intaking this medicine.
• This medicine passes into breast milk, so make sure you consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
• Here are some drugs to avoid: albuterol, fluticasone, salmeterol, fexofenadine.