CompositionMontelukast Sodium (5 mg)
SALT INFORMATIONMontelukast Sodium (5 mg) TYPICAL USAGE Asthma, prophylaxis of asthma. SIDE EFFECTS Angioedema, headache, restlessness, abdominal pain, agitation, oedema, allergy anaphylaxis. DRUG INTERACTION Montelukast is known to interact with other drugs like phenobarbital Sodium, prednisolone and prednisone, rifampicin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Montelukast selectively antagonizes leukotriene D4 (LTD4) at the cysteinyl leukotriene receptor, CysLT1, in the human airway. Montelukast inhibits the actions of LTD4 at the CysLT1 receptor, preventing airway edema, smooth muscle contraction, and enhanced secretion of thick, viscous mucus.