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Montelukast is a medication that is used to treat asthma and seasonal allergies. It works by blocking leukotrienes, substances that are involved in the inflammation process. This can help to reduce symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. It is typically taken once daily in the evening or at bedtime with or without food.
The most common side effects of montelukast are headache, nausea, insomnia, and agitation. These side effects typically occur when montelukast is first started and tend to improve with continued use. If any of these side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
No, montelukast blocks a receptor that can help reduce inflammation and lung constriction.
Yes, Montelukast is approved for children 6 months and older. It is also available in child-friendly dosage forms like chewable tablets and granule packets.
Asthma symptoms tend to worsen at night, so taking the medication at this time helps prevent them from occurring.
Montelukast has not been known to cause significant weight change.