Mechanism of Action: LTRAs
LTRAs inhibit leukotriene mediators of airway inflammation. This reduces airway edema, constriction and inflammation.
FDA Indications: LTRAs
- Allergic rhinitis
Adverse Effects of LTRAs:
- Stomach pain
- Upper respiratory infections
- Sinus infection
Patient Counseling Tips
Patients taking Montelukast should be advised to take it every day in the ________ with or without food.
Patients should be advised to take Montelukast _________ even if they have NO symptoms.
Patients taking Montelukast should contact their doctor if their symptoms _____.
Patients taking Montelukast should be advised to NOT take this medication for _________ release of an asthma attack.
Patients taking Montelukast should always have their _______ inhaler present.