Allergies Home > Clinical Trials on Singulair and How to Use This Medication
Effects of SingulairSeveral studies have looked at the effects of Singulair for asthma or allergies.
When and How to Take SingulairGeneral considerations for when and how to take the drug include the following:
- The medication comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth once a day (in the evening, if used for asthma), although some people take it only before exercising (for treating exercise-induced asthma).
- It also comes as a chewable tablet and oral granules (for use in younger children).
- The oral granules can be given directly in the mouth, dissolved in a teaspoonful of cold or room-temperature baby formula or breast milk, or mixed with a spoonful of cold or room-temperature soft applesauce, strained carrots, rice, or ice cream.
- The medication can be taken with or without food. If it bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
- Singulair should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It will not work if you stop taking it.