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DESCRIPTION:

Montelukast sodium, the active ingredient in Montit, is a selective and orally active leukotriene receptor antagonist that inhibits the cysteinyl leukotriene CysLT1 receptor.

COMPOSITION:

Montit 5mg Chewable Tablet: Each chewable tablet contains: Montelukast Sodium 5mg 

Montit 10mg Film-coated Tablet: Each film coated-tablet contains: Montelukast Sodium 10mg

INDICATIONS:

Asthma Montit (Montelukast) is indicated for the prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma in adults and pediatric patients 12 months of age and older. Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction (EIB) Montit (Montelukast) is indicated for prevention of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in patients 6 years of age and older. Allergic Rhinitis Montit (Montelukast) is indicated for the relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients 2 years of age and older and perennial rhinitis in patients 6 months of age and older.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older with asthma, is one 10mg tablet daily to be taken in the evening.
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for patients 6 to 14 years of age, is 5mg chewable tablet to be taken in the evening. Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients less than 12 months of age with asthma have not been established. Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction (EIB).
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older with EIB, is one 10mg tablet daily to be taken in the evening. For prevention of EIB, a single dose of Montit 10mg should be taken at least 2 hours before exercise.
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for patients 6 to 14 years of age, is 5mg chewable tablet to be taken in the evening. Allergic Rhinitis
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older is one 10mg tablet daily to be taken in the evening, without regard to time of food ingestion.
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for patients 6 to 14 years of age, is 5mg chewable tablet to be taken in the evening.
  • Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients less than 12 months of age with asthma have not been established. Perennial Allergic Rhinitis.
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for adults and adolescents 15 years of age and older is one 10mg tablet daily to be taken in the evening, without regard to time of food ingestion.
  • The dosage of Montit (Montelukast) for patients 6 to 14 years of age, is 5mg chewable tablet to be taken in the evening.
  • Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients less than 12 months of age with asthma have not been established.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Hypersensitivity to any component of this product.

PRESENTATION:

Montit 5mg Chewable Tablets: Blister Pack of 2 X 7’s tablets

Montit 10mg Film-coated Tablets: Blister Pack of 2 X 7’s tablets

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.

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