Astair /Astair Chewable

Astair /Astair Chewable

montelukast

Manufacturer:

Sriprasit Pharma

Distributor:

SPS Medical

Marketer:

SPS Medical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Montelukast Na
Indications/Uses
Prophylaxis & chronic treatment of asthma including prevention of day- & nighttime symptoms. Aspirin-sensitive asthmatic patients. Prevention of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Symptomatic relief of day- & nighttime seasonal (adult & childn ≥2 yr) & perennial allergic rhinitis (adult & childn ≥6 mth).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Asthma or allergic rhinitis Adult ≥15 yr One 10 mg or two 5 mg tab daily. Childn 6-14 yr One 5 mg tab daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Not for treatment of acute asthma attacks. Do not substitute abruptly for inhaled or oral corticosteroids. Monitor for neuropsychiatric events. W/drawal or dose reduction of oral corticosteroid therapy. Pregnancy & lactation. Infant <6 mth.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, headache, diarrhea, hyperkinesia, asthma, eczematous dermatitis, rash, somnolence.
Drug Interactions
Decreased plasma AUC w/ phenobarb. Increased systemic exposure w/ gemfibrozil.
ATC Classification
R03DC03 - montelukast ; Belongs to the class of leukotriene receptor antagonists. Used in the systemic treatment of obstructive airway diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Astair FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
Form
Astair Chewable tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
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