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asthma attacks and for the long-term treatment of asthma in adults and adolescents ages 15 years and older.
Do not take montelukast sodium if you need relief right away for a sudden asthma attack. If you get an asthma attack, you should follow the instructions your healthcare provider gave you for treating asthma attacks.
exercise-induced asthma in people 15 years of age and older.
control the symptoms of allergic rhinitis (sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, itching of the nose). Montelukast sodium is used to treat:
•outdoor allergies that happen part of the year (seasonal allergic rhinitis) in adults and adolescents ages 15 years and older, and
•indoor allergies that happen all year (perennial allergic rhinitis) in adults and adolescents ages 15 years and older.
Who should not take Montelukast sodium tablets?
Do not take montelukast sodium tablets if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
See the end of this leaflet for a complete list of the ingredients in montelukast sodium tablets.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking Montelukast sodium tablets?