Allair® 4 & 5 mg

Allair<sup>®</sup> 4 & 5 mg

Allair® 4 & 5 mg

Montelukast Sodium

Allair® 

Montelukast Sodium 4 mg

Chewable Tablets for Oral Use

For children from 2 to 5 years

 

Montelukast Sodium 5 mg

Chewable Tablets for Oral Use

For children from 6 to 14 years

 

Product leaflet summary

Therapeutic Indications

  • Allair 4 mg is used for the treatment of 2 to 5 year old Patients who are not adequately controlled on their medication and need additional therapy.
  • Allair 4 mg may also be used as an alternative treatment to inhaled corticosteroids for 2 to 5 year old patients who have not recently taken oral corticosteroids for their asthma and have shown that they are unable to use inhaled corticosteroids.
  • Allair also helps prevent the narrowing of airways triggered by exercise for patients 2 years of age and older.
  • Allair 5 mg is used for the treatment of patients who are not adequately controlled on their medication and need additional therapy
  • Allair 5 mg may also be used as an alternative treatment to inhaled corticosteroids for 6 to 14 year old patients who have not recently taken oral corticosteroids for their asthma and have shown that they are unable to use inhaled corticosteroids.
  • Allair also helps prevent the narrowing of airways triggered by exercise for patients 6 years of age and older. Your or your child’s doctor will determine how Allair should be used depending on the symptoms and severity of your or your child’s asthma.

Dosage and Administration

Your child should take only one tablet of Allair once a day as prescribed by your doctor.

 

Contraindications

If your child is allergic (hypersensitive) to Montelukast, or any of the other ingredients of Allair

 

Pregnancy and Lactation

This subsection is not applicable for Allair since it is intended for use in children; however the following information is relevant to the active ingredient, Montelukast.

Pregnancy:

Women who are pregnant or intend to become pregnant should consult their doctor before taking Allair. Your doctor will assess whether you can take Allair during this time.

Breast-feeding:

It is not known if Montelukast is excreted in human milk. You should consult your doctor before taking Allair if you are breast-feeding or intend to breast-feed.

 

Ability to Drive and Use Machinery

This subsection is not applicable for the Allair since it is intended for use in children; however the following information is relevant to the active ingredient, Montelukast.

Allair is not expected to affect your ability to drive a car or operate machinery. However, individual responses to medication may vary. Certain side effects (such as dizziness and drowsiness) that have been reported very rarely with Allair may affect some patients’ ability to drive or operate machinery.

 

Package Presentation:

Allair 4 mg is provided in a pack of 30 chewable tablets.

Allair 5 mg is provided in a pack of 30 chewable tablets.