30 Sep 2009
No, Singulair (montelukast) tablet does not contain steroids.
It is a leukotriene inhibitor. Leukotrienes are chemicals your body releases when you breathe in an allergen (such as pollen). These chemicals cause swelling in your lungs and tightening of the muscles around your airways, which can result in asthma symptoms.
- Singulair Information for Consumers
- Singulair Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Singulair (detailed)
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