Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists (LTRAs) Flashcards


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Montelukast

Singulair

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Mechanism of Action: LTRAs

LTRAs inhibit leukotriene mediators of airway inflammation. This reduces airway edema, constriction and inflammation.

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FDA Indications: LTRAs

  • Asthma
  • Allergic rhinitis

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Adverse Effects of LTRAs:

  • Stomach pain
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • HA
  • Sinus infection

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Patient Counseling Tips

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Patients taking Montelukast should be advised to take it every day in the ________ with or without food.

evening

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Patients should be advised to take Montelukast _________ even if they have NO symptoms.

everyday

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Patients taking Montelukast should contact their doctor if their symptoms _____.

Worsen

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Patients taking Montelukast should be advised to NOT take this medication for _________ release of an asthma attack.

IMMEDIATE

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Patients taking Montelukast should always have their _______ inhaler present.

Rescue