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montelukast

 [mon″tĕ-loo´kast]
a leukotriene antagonist used as the sodium salt in prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma.

montelukast

/mon·te·lu·kast/ (mon″tĕ-loo´kast) a leukotriene antagonist used as the sodium salt in prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma.

montelukast

(mŏn′tə-lo͞o′kăst)
n.
A drug that reduces the inflammatory response by acting as a leukotriene receptor antagonist, and is used to treat the signs and symptoms of asthma.

montelukast

a leukotriene receptor.
indication It is used to treat chronic asthma.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Adverse effects include dizziness, fatigue, headache, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, abnormal liver function tests, rash, asthenia, influenza, cough, and nasal congestion.

montelukast

Singulair® Internal medicine A leukotriene receptor antagonist used to manage asthma. See Asthma.

montelukast

A drug that binds to the receptors for certain leukotrienes thus blocking both phases of the ASTHMA response. It is used in the treatment of asthma that shows an inadequate response to inhaled steroids. A brand name is Singulair.

Montelukast (Singulair)

An inhibitor that prevents leukotrienes from binding to cell receptors; taken over time, montelukast can reduce or prevent symptoms of asthma and allergies.
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Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE:RDY) stated on Tuesday that it has introduced its Montelukast Sodium Tablets (10 mg) and Montelukast Sodium Chewable Tablets (4 mg & 5 mg) in the US.
The trial randomized 168 patients to fluticasone, 162 patients to fluticasone/salmeterol, and 165 patients to montelukast after a phase-in period during which mild asthma was stabilized on an inhaled corticosteroid.
Prolonged effect of montelukast in asthmatic children with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.
and his associates administered fluticasone and montelukast separately for 8 weeks to 126 children aged 6-17 years with mild to moderate persistent asthma (J.
In the 3 years through May 2001 since montelukast (Singulair) was approved for use in asthma, the registry has recorded prospective data on 57 pregnancies that have resulted in live births.
During the quarter, the focus was on high value drugs, cost reduction and improving margins, The growth in Montelukast and Atorvastatin business in Q3 FY 2017-18 has helped the API business to make up for fall in sales revenues recorded by other products in this category.
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Objective: To evaluate and compare the protective effects of salbutamol and montelukast in amelioration of insulin induced airway hyper-reactivity on isolated tracheal smooth muscle of guinea pig in vitro.
His previous medications oral cetirizine 10 mg/day in morning and hydroxyzine 25 mg/day in evening along with montelukast sodium 10 mg/day along with xylometazoline nasal drops were continued.
a subsidiary of Ajanta Pharma Limited, announced today the launch of Montelukast Sodium Oral Granules (4mg), a bioequivalent generic version of SINGULAIR(R) Granules, in the US market.