ROMILAST Montelukast (Singulair) 100ct View larger

Montelukast ROMILAST (Singulair) US$ 0.52 ea

Package Size: 100ct
Available Strengths: 10mg

This is a cheaper alternative to Singulair with same strength and formula. Manufactured in India by world-renowned Ranbaxy Pharamaceuticals.

Manufacturer:  Ranbaxy
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Generic NameMontelukast
Popular BrandsMontair, Singulair
Package100ct
Max Order Size10
Package DescriptionLaminated Aluminium Strip
Strengths10mg

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What is the most important information I should know about Montelukast?

  • Montelukast will not stop an asthma attack that has already begun. It is used to prevent asthmatic attacks.
  • Use Montelukast on a regular basis for best results. It may take several weeks to get the maximum effect of this medication.
  • Seek medical attention if you notice that you require more than your usual or more than the maximum amount of any asthma medication in a 24-hour period. An increased need for medication could be an early sign of a serious asthma attack.

What is Montelukast?

  • Montelukast is a leukotriene (loo-koe-try-een) inhibitor. Leukotrienes are substances in the body that are associated with the inflammation and constriction of airway muscles and the accumulation of fluid in the lungs, all of which occur during an asthma attack.
  • Montelukast is used to prevent asthma attacks. Montelukast is also used in the treatment of allergies.
  • Montelukast may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Montelukast?

  • Before taking Montelukast, tell your doctor if you have liver disease. You may not be able to take Montelukast, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you have liver disease.
  • The 4 mg chewable Montelukast tablets contain 0.674 mg phenylalanine and the 5 mg chewable Montelukast tablets contain 0.842 mg phenylalanine. Individuals with phenylketonuria (PKU) may need to monitor their intake of this additive.
  • Montelukast is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not, however, take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • It is not known whether Montelukast passes into breast milk. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take Montelukast?

  • Take Montelukast exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
  • Montelukast is usually taken in the evening. Follow your doctor's instructions.
  • Swallow the regular tablets with a glass of water.
  • Montelukast can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not stop taking Montelukast without first talking to your doctor. It may be some time before you begin to notice effects from this medication.
  • Continue taking any other asthma medications, as directed by your doctor.
  • Montelukast will not stop an asthma attack that has already begun. Keep another medication on hand to treat attacks.
  • Seek medical attention if you notice that you require more than your usual or more than the maximum amount of any asthma medication in a 24-hour period. An increased need for medication could be an early sign of a serious asthma attack.
  • Store Montelukast at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

  • Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next regularly scheduled dose as directed. Do not take a double dose of this medication.

What happens if I overdose?

  • Seek emergency medical attention.
  • The symptoms of an overdose of Montelukast are unknown.

What should I avoid while taking Montelukast?

  • Avoid items or activities that may trigger an asthma attack.

What are the possible side effects of Montelukast?

  • If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking Montelukast and seek emergency medical attention or notify your doctor immediately:
    • an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
    • numbness, tingling, or pain;
    • a rash or unexplained open sores or bruising;
    • a flu-like illness;
    • severe inflammation (pain and swelling) of the sinuses; or
    • worsening respiratory symptoms.
  • Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take Montelukast and talk to your doctor if you experience
    • upset stomach, stomach pain, or heartburn;
    • dizziness or headache;
    • tiredness;
    • sore throat or cough, or
    • nasal irritation.
  • Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.

What other drugs will affect Montelukast?

  • Before taking Montelukast, tell your doctor if you are taking rifampin (Rimactane, Rifadin) or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton). You may not be able to take Montelukast, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during your treatment.
  • Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with Montelukast. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including herbal products.