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A drug that reduces the inflammatory response by acting as a leukotriene receptor antagonist, and is used to treat the signs and symptoms of asthma.

[monte-, of unknown origin + -lukast, leukotriene receptor antagonist suff.; see zafirlukast.]
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n montelukast m
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Following a recent USFDA approval to its manufacturing facilities at Baddi and Masulkhana, the company began exports of its bulk drug Montelukast Sodium to the US and other regulated markets of the world in Q1'FY 2019-20.
Similarly, in patients with asthma, physicians often first try nonsteroidal medications delivered by an inhaler, such as Singulair (montelukast sodium) or Ventolin (albuterol sulfate).
She had been experiencing atopic symptoms and was found to have a post-nasal drip and sinus inflammation by an ENT colleague, who suggested that she restart montelukast sodium and desloratadine, to which she had previously responded for these symptoms.
On the last day of August, one lot of Camber Pharmaceuticals' Montelukast Sodium Tablets were voluntarily recalled because their sealed bottles were labeled as such but instead contained a different drug: Losartan Potassium Tablets.
Bottles labeled as containing 30 tablets of 10-milligram montelukast sodium tablets instead contain 90 tablets of losartan potassium tablets.
His previous medications oral cetirizine 10 mg/day in morning and hydroxyzine 25 mg/day in evening along with montelukast sodium 10 mg/day along with xylometazoline nasal drops were continued.
16 -- Ajanta Pharma USA Inc., a subsidiary of Ajanta Pharma Limited, announced today the launch of Montelukast Sodium Oral Granules (4mg), a bioequivalent generic version of SINGULAIR(R) Granules, in the US market.
(8) In our study, we tested the hypothesis that treatment with a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA), montelukast sodium would improve airway obstruction and clinical outcomes in acute asthma exacerbation and would subsequently decrease the duration of hospital stay.
Eosinophilic cystitis:successful long-term treatment with montelukast sodium. Urology 2006;67:423.e19-423.e21.
Amin et al., "Pharmacokinetics, bioavailability, and safety of montelukast sodium (MK-0476) in healthy males and females," Pharmaceutical Research, vol.
She was administered montelukast sodium orally for four weeks and received complete remission.