Pranlukast


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Allergic rhinitis; Asthma 225 mg twice daily.
Dosage Details
Oral
Allergic rhinitis, Asthma
Adult: 225 mg bid.
Child: 3.5 mg/kg bid. Max dose: 10 mg/kg/day (not exceeding 450 mg daily).
Contraindications
Acute asthma attacks; hepatic impairment/cirrhosis.
Special Precautions
Renal impairment. Possible elevations in liver enzymes. Withdraw treatment in patients showing signs consistent with Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, increased incidence of resp tract infection, GI disturbances, induced generalised pain, fever, myalgia, arthralgia.
Drug Interactions
Concurrent use with warfarin and other anticoagulants may cause an increase in prothrombin time.
Action
Description: Pranlukast is a selective leukotriene D4-receptor antagonist. It suppresses early and late bronchoconstrictor responses to inhaled antigen or irritants.
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