What is Singulair?

Singulair is a prescription medication used to treat asthma and seasonal allergies. It belongs to a class of drugs called leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs). Singulair is also sometimes used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.

Side Effects

For most people, Singulair is well tolerated. The most common side effects are headache, stomach pain, and diarrhea. Singulair can also cause dizziness. If you experience any of these side effects, speak with your doctor.

Singulair may not be suitable for people with certain medical conditions, such as liver disease or kidney disease. Singulair may also interact with other medications, so be sure to speak with your doctor about all the medications you’re taking before starting Singulair.

Dosage

Singulair is available in tablet and granule form. The recommended dose for adults and children aged four years and older is 10 mg once daily. Singulair can be taken with or without food.

If you miss a dose of Singulair, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue on your regular schedule. Do not take two doses of Singulair at the same time.

Storage

Store Singulair at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store Singulair in the bathroom. Keep Singulair out of reach of children and pets.

Singulair is a prescription medication used to treat asthma and seasonal allergies. It belongs to a class of drugs called leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs). Singulair is also sometimes used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.

How does Singulair work?

Singulair works by blocking leukotrienes, a type of chemical that plays a role in the body’s inflammatory response. By blocking these chemicals, Singulair can reduce inflammation and improve symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Is Singulair available as a generic drug?

No, Singulair is not currently available in generic form.