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Singulair®
(montelukast sodium)

Patient Information about Singulair®

What is Singulair?

What is asthma?

Can Singulair be used in children?

Who should not use Singulair?

What should I tell my doctor before taking Singulair?

How should I take Singulair?

Can I take Singulair with other medicines?

What are possible side effects of Singulair


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  • What is Asthma?

    • Asthma is a chronic lung disease. It cannot be cured — only controlled.

    • Symptoms of asthma include:

      • Coughing

      • Wheezing

      • Chest tightness

    • In some patients, symptoms worsen during the night or after exercise.

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  • What should I tell my doctor before taking SINGULAIR?

    Tell your doctor:

    • If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

    • If you are breast-feeding.

    • About any medical problems or allergies you have now or have had.

    • About all medicines that you are taking or plan to take, including those you can get without a prescription.

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