This medication interrupts the inflammatory pathway by blocking chemicals known to contribute to asthma symptoms.
How to Take:
Montelukast is taken by mouth as a tablet.
Possible Side Effects:
- Uncommon side effects can include drowsiness, headache, or rarely rash or flu-like symptoms.
- Notify your physician if side effects occur after starting this medication.
- Montelukast is a preventative medication and will not give immediate relief during an asthma episode.