Montelukast – Singulair

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Drug Name: Montelukast

Brand Name: Singulair®

Medicine Use: Long-term control

Type of Medicine: Leukotriene modifiers

Form: Tablet, Chewable, Granules

Prescribing Information

Possible Side Effects:
Upper respiratory infection
Sore throat
Stomach pain
Earache or ear infection
Runny nose
Sinus infection

Note: Montelukast (brand name SINGULAIR®) can cause serious side effects, like behavior and mood related changes. Montelukast has a black box warning. This is a safety warning from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This means you need to be aware of a drug’s side effects or important instructions for safe use of the drug. We encourage you to speak with your health care provider before, during, and after the start of any new medicine. If your doctor recommends montelukast, talk with them about possible risks and concerns.

Medication Guide
Learn more about Montelukast in pregnancy and while breastfeeding

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