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Montelukast - Overview
Montelukast, marketed under the name Singulair, is a medication used in the treatment of asthma and allergic rhinitis. Push Health can connect people who need a montelukast prescription with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe montelukast sodium medication, including generic montelukast 10 mg tablets, when appropriate to do so.
What Is Montelukast Used For?
What is montelukast used for? Montelukast prescription medication belongs to a class of medications known as leukotriene receptor antagonist medications - similar to zafirlukast (Accolate). Montelukast medication exerts its effects by binding with leukotriene receptors in the airway. Montelukast is indicated for the chronic treatment of asthma, prevention of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, and relief of symptoms of allergic rhinitis in adults and some people under the age of 18.
Montelukast Sodium - Dosage and Metabolism
Montelukast sodium itself is found as a white to off-white powder that is soluble in water. Montelukast is sometimes available as 4 mg and 5 mg chewable tablets, 10 mg film-coated tablets and 4 mg oral granules. Montelukast tablets are typically administered once daily but the actual dosing and regimen depends on the prescribing practitioner. After oral administration, montelukast is absorbed quickly and the peak plasma concentration is achieved in three to four hours. In the plasma, more than 99% is bound to plasma proteins and the mean plasma half-life ranges from 2.7 to 5.5 hours. Montelukast is primarily excreted in the bile. Montelukast is relatively affordable at under thirty cents per pill. Some people who need montelukast will find that their insurance plan covers the cost of the medication. Most people can check online for montelukast coupons to help reduce the cost of the medicine.
Can I Buy Montelukast Online?
Montelukast is a prescription medication in the US. As such, one cannot just buy montelukast online or get montelukast OTC (over the counter). The first step to getting montelukast medication, including montelukast 10 mg tablets, is consulting a medical provider. Push Health can connect people who need a montelukast prescription with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe montelukast sodium medication, including generic montelukast 10 mg tablets, when appropriate.
Montelukast - Side Effects
Questions about side effects related to montelukast prescription medication use should be discussed with one's pharmacist and medical provider before use. Common adverse reactions that can occur while using montelukast include upper respiratory infection (URI), fever, headache, pharyngitis, cough and abdominal pain. Other side effects of montelukast use include neuropsychiatric events and eosinophilia. Anyone with a hypersensitivity or allergy to montelukast should not use the medication. Montelukast medication should not be used to treat an acute asthma attack. While montelukast can cause drug-drug interactions, dose adjustments are generally not needed when montelukast medication is co-administered with prednisone (Rayos).
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Last updated October 5, 2021. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions. Please call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room if you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency.