Freegest is a prescription medicine used for asthma prevention and for the treatment of allergy symptoms such as sneezing and runny nose. It reduces inf... View More
Uses of Freegest
Side effects of Freegest
How to use Freegest
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Freegest may be taken with... View More
How Freegest works
Freegest works by blocking the action of leukotriene, a chemical messenger. This reduces inflammation in the airways to prevent asthma and relieve sympt... View More
What if you forget to take Freegest?
If you miss a dose of Freegest, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Asthma, Allergic rhinitis
Oral Chronic asthma Adult: As film-coated tab: 10 mg once daily in the evening. Allergic rhinitis Adult: 10 mg once daily. Prophylaxis of exerc... View More
Asthma Prophylaxis and maintenance treatment in patients aged >12 months <12 months: Safety and efficacy not established 12-24 months: 4 mg (granules... View More
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment needed.
Mode of Action
Montelukast is a selective leukotriene receptor antagonist that blocks the effects of cysteinyl leukotrienes in the airways.
Not for the relief of acute bronchospasm. Not to be used as monotherapy for the prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm. Patients in whom asthma is ... View More
>10% Headache (18.4%; similar to placebo) 1-10% >2% Abdominal pain,Eczema,Influenza,Laryngitis,Pharyngitis,Viral infection,Wheezing,Dental pain,Di... View More
Induced hepatic metabolism resulting to decreased plasma concentration w/ potent inducers of cytochrome P450 isoenzymes (e.g. phenobarbital, phenytoin, ... View More