What Is Singulair?
Singulair is the brand name of montelukast, a drug prescribed for people with asthma.
What is Singulair used for?
Singulair helps prevent the wheezing and shortness of breath caused by asthma attacks.
How does Singulair work?
Singulair works by blocking certain natural substances called leukotrienes that may cause or worsen asthma and allergies.
What are warnings while taking Singulair?
Singulair will not work fast enough to treat an asthma attack that has already begun. It should be used a fast-acting inhalation medicine to treat an asthma attack. It may take up to several weeks before the symptoms improve after starting Singulair.
Is it possible to be allergic to Singulair?
It is possible for a person to be allergic to Singulair. Get emergency medical help if have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.