Singulair or Montelukast is used to treat asthma and to control the symptoms of allergies. Montelukast is a leukotriene inhibitor medicine. Leukotrienes are chemicals in your body that are released when you breathe in an allergen. These chemicals cause inflammation in your lungs and reduction of the muscles around your airways, which can result in asthma symptoms. Montelukast is useful for the prevention of asthma attacks in adults and children. It is also used to relieve runny nose and sneezing caused by allergies in adults and children. Singulair (Generic) is the name of the brand of this medicine.
Avoid taking overdose of this medicine, it may be harmful. You must take the dose according to the prescription of your doctor.
Singulair can give you some side effects like hoarseness, stomach pain, heartburn, upset stomach, nausea, fever, stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, tooth pain, and tiredness. If you face any of the severe side effects, just speak to your doctor about it immediately.
To keep away from any risky condition, you must take this medicine only on the recommendation of your doctor. Discuss with your doctor if you have allergic reaction from this medicine. You can find more information on the leaflet of the medicine and if any fraction is not understood by you then ask your doctor to explain it. You should not give this medicine to someone else otherwise it will be very insecure for that person to use this drug without the recommendation of the doctor.