How does Montelukast work?
Montelukast belongs to a family of medications called leukotriene receptor antagonists. They work to reduce the symptoms of asthma and allergies (runny nose, airway narrowing) by blocking these leukotrienes' actions in the body.
What is Montelukast used for?
Montelukast can be used for several purposes. It can be used to treat mild asthma, exercise-induced asthma, and seasonal allergies (allergic rhinitis).
How long does it take for Montelukast to work?
Montelukast usually works immediately to reduce the leukotriene levels in your body once you have consumed the tablet. However, it might take about a week before the medication reaches full effect.
Is Montelukast available over the counter?
Montelukast tablets are only available with a doctor's prescription. If you think you benefit from a prescription of Montelukast, simply fill out our consultation form on the Medzino website, and one of our doctors will determine if the medication is suitable for you.
Where can you buy Montelukast?
You can get Montelukast tablets from us here at Medzino. Simply fill out our online consultation form. If one of our doctors feels it is safe to prescribe, our pharmacy will ship it in plain discreet packaging right to your door.
Where is Montelukast made?
Montelukast, brand name Singulair, is made by the company Merck in the USA.
Where is Montelukast metabolized?
Montelukast is metabolized by the enzyme Cytochrome P450, in the liver. It is excreted into the bile and then into the feces.