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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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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.
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