SINGULAR tab . 10 mg. 28 table
SINGULAR tab . 10 mg. 28 table
Singular WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Singular is a leukotriene receptor antagonist that blocks the pathophysiological effects of substances called leukotrienes. Leukotrienes cause narrowing and swelling of airways in your lungs. Blocking leukotrienes improves asthma symptoms and help prevent asthma attacks. Leukotrienes also cause and symptoms of allergy. Blocking leukotrienes improves the symptoms of hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Why did my doctor has prescribed singular?
Your doctor has prescribed to treat singular:
Facilitation of daily and nocturnal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis
What is asthma?
Asthma is a chronic lung disease.
The characteristics of asthma include:
narrowed airways, causing difficulty in breathing. This narrowing worsens or improves in response to different conditions.
Inflamed airways, the lining of the airways becomes swollen.
sensitive airways that react to many things, such as cigarette smoke, pollen or cold air, or exercise.
Symptoms of asthma include:
Coughing, wheezing and tightness in the chest. Not all people with asthma have wheezing. For some, the cough may be the only symptom of asthma. Symptoms often occur at night or after exercise.
How do I know if I have asthma?
Your doctor will decide whether you have asthma, assessing symptoms you have and / or the ability to exhale air from your lungs. Your doctor may use a device called a peak flow meter or spirometer to check your lung function.
Treatment can control asthma. It is important to treat even mild symptoms of asthma, and this may prevent their deterioration.
How to treat asthma?
To help prevent the symptoms of asthma and improve your breathing, you should act in close cooperation with your doctor about making:
Plan to avoid or reduce exposure to conditions that may trigger an asthma episode (eg smoking, including passive smoking, house dust mites, cockroaches, molds, pollen, animal dander, changes in weather and temperature, and infections of the upper respiratory tract and fever)
Treatment plan that will best control your asthma.
How singular cure asthma?
Singular blocks substances in your lungs called leukotrienes, which cause narrowing and inflammation of the airways.
What are seasonal allergies?
Hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis is an allergic response caused by the air present in pollen (pollen) from trees, grasses and weeds.
Daytime and night-time symptoms of seasonal allergies usually include:
Stuffy, runny, itchy nose
Watery, swollen, red, itchy eyes
BEFORE YOU TAKE singular
What should I tell my doctor before taking singular?
Tell your doctor about any medical problems you or your child have or have had and any allergies.
When you have to accept singular?
Do not take singular if you or your child are allergic to certain ingredients.
What you need to know before and while taking singular?
It is important that you or your child should continue to take singular every day, as prescribed by
Your doctor even if you or your child have any symptoms or have asthma attack.
If your asthma symptoms or those of your child worse, you should immediately contact your
Singular tablets are for the treatment of acute asthma. If you get an attack, you or
Your child should follow the instructions that your doctor has given to such cases.
If your child has phenylketonuria, you should note that the tablet
5 mg chewable contains aspartame, a source of phenylalanine (0.842 mg
phenylalanine a chewable tablet 5 mg).
Use in children:
Chewable tablets 5 mg are singular for children 6 to 14 years of age.
For children 2 to 5 years of age are available singular chewable tablets of 4 mg.
Studies have shown that the singular does not affect growth rate in children.
Can you take singular with other medicines?
Singular usually do not interact with other medicines that you or your child you could take. Some drugs, however, can influence the use of the singular or singular can affect the action of other medicines you are taking. It is important to always tell your doctor about all medicines that you or your child are taking or plan to take, including those obtained without prescription.
Pregnancy and lactation
Women who are pregnant or intend to become pregnant should consult your doctor before taking singular.
Use in lactation
It is not known whether singular passes into breast milk. You should consult with your doctor before you take singular if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
Can I drive or operate machinery while using singular?
Do not expect a singular affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
HOW TO TAKE singular
Singular Take once daily as prescribed by your doctor.
The dosage for adults and adolescents over 15 years to treat asthma and / or seasonal allergic rhinitis is one tablet of 10 mg daily.
The dose for children 6 to 14 years for the treatment of asthma and / or seasonal allergic rhinitis is a chewable tablet of 5 mg daily.
For patients with asthma singular should be taken once daily in the evening.
For patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis singular should be taken once a day as prescribed by your doctor.
It is important to continue taking singular as long as your doctor tells you to keep control of your or your child's asthma. Singular can cure your or your child's asthma only if you or your child continue to take it.
What should I do in case of overdose?
Contact your doctor immediately.
There were no side effects in the majority of reported cases of overdose. The most frequently occurring symptoms reported with overdose in adults and children included abdominal pain, somnolence, thirst, headache, vomiting and hyperactivity.
What should I do if my child or I miss a dose?
Try to singular as prescribed by your doctor. However, if you or your child miss a dose, just resume the usual schedule of one tablet once daily.
How can I learn more about the singular and condition to be prescribed?
You can get further information from your doctor or pharmacist who have more detailed information about your condition and singular.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Any medicine may have unintended or undesirable effects, so-called side effects. In general singular is well tolerated. In clinical studies, the most commonly reported side effects are abdominal pain, headache and thirst. They are usually mild and occurred in patients treated with singular and placebo (a pill containing no medication).
In addition, the following adverse reactions:
infections of the upper respiratory tract
increased bleeding tendency
allergic reactions (including swelling of the face, lips, tongue and / or throat (which may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing), hives, rash and itching)
behavioral changes or mood (agitation including aggressive behavior or hostility, depression, sleep disorders, feelings of anxiety, hallucinations, insomnia, irritability, restlessness, sleep walking, thoughts and suicide attempts, tremor
dizziness, drowsiness, tingling / numbness, seizures rarely
bleeding from the nose
diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting
joint pain, muscle pain, muscle cramps
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you or your child shows any unusual symptoms or some of the known symptoms persist or worsen.
HOW TO STORE singular
How long can I keep my medicine?
Do not use this medicine after the month and year shown by the six digits after
"EXP" on the packaging. The first two digits indicate the month, the last four digits indicate
How to keep the singular?
White singular stored in a dry and dark place at a temperature below VA ° C. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
What is singular?
Singular contains the active ingredient montelukast.
Each tablet contains 10 mg 10.4 mg montelukast sodium, each chewable tablet contains 5 mg 5.2 mg montelukast sodium.
Singular chewable tablets 5 mg tablets and 10 mg available in packs of 14 and 28 tablets.
Moreover, the singular contains the following inactive ingredients:
tablet 10 mg: hydroxypropyl cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium, purified water, magnesium stearate. Film coating consists of: hydroxypropyl cellulose metilhidroksipropil cellulose, titanium dioxide, red iron oxide, yellow iron oxide, purified water and Carnaby wax.