Singulair blocks substances in the body called leukotrienes, which are responsible for development of asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Common use Singulair is a leukotriene (loo-koe-TRY-een) inhibitor which used for the treatment of asthma, the prevention of exercise-induced asthma, and allergic rhinitis (sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, itching of the nose, and outdoor and indoor allergies). Singulair blocks substances in the body called leukotrienes, which cause asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Dosage and directions You will get best result using it every day. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water/milk. If you are taking the chewable tablet, the tablet must be chewed before swallowed. The recommended dose for adults and children 15 years and over is 10 mg a day. For children ages 6 to 14 years old, the recommended dose is 5 mg, taken once daily. For young children 2 to 5 years old, the recommended dose is 4 mg, taken once daily. For children age 6 to 23 months old, the recommended dose is one packet of oral granules (4 mg), taken once daily. This drug should be taken once daily in the evening. Also we would like to inform that safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients less than 12 months of age have not been established.
Missed dose If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or almost time for your next dose. Do not increase your recommended dose. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.
Overdose If you take more dose you need in long period of time it can lead to such symptoms as thirst, drowsiness, dilated pupils, increased muscle movements, or severe stomach pain. If you experience one of them call your doctor immediately.
Storage Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term.
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