Astalair 10

Astalair 10

montelukast

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medispec
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Montelukast Na
Indications/Uses
Prophylaxis & chronic treatment of asthma. Symptomatic relief of day- & nighttime seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent ≥15 yr 1 tab once daily in the evening.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to bisulfites. Not to be used for acute asthma attacks. Not to be substituted for inhaled or oral corticosteroids. Not to be taken by patients w/ galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Upper resp infection. Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting; elevated serum transaminase (ALT, AST) levels; rash; pyrexia.
Drug Interactions
CYP3A4 inducers eg, phenytoin, phenobarb, rifampicin.
ATC Classification
R03DC03 - montelukast ; Belongs to the class of leukotriene receptor antagonists. Used in the systemic treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Astalair 10 FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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