Montelukast prevents swelling of the airways and is used to control and treat asthma and allergic rhinitis. It can also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
The side effects for montelukast is usually mild and generally well-tolerated. They include the following:
These symptoms may happen but should get better over time. Check with your doctor if any of these symptoms are serious or do not go away.
In very rare cases, some patients may experience the following:
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If you
remember a missed dose at the time of the next dose,
omit the missed dose and take only the regularly
scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for
the missed one.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.