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Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets is a leukotriene receptor antagonist that blocks substances called leukotrienes.Leukotrienes cause narrowing and swelling of airways in the lungs. By blocking leukotrienes, Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets improves asthma symptoms and helps control asthma.
Your doctor has prescribed Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets to treat your child’s asthma, preventing asthma symptoms during day and night.
Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets are used for the treatment of patients 6 to14 years of age who are not adequately controlled on their asthma medications and need additional therapy.
Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets 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.
Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets, in patients 6 to 14 years of age, also helps prevent asthma symptoms which are triggered by exercise.
Your doctor will determine how Respilukas 5mg Chewable Tablets should be used depending on the symptoms and severity of your child’s asthma.
Asthma is a long-term disease.
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- difficulty breathing because of narrowed airways. This narrowing of airways worsens and improves in response to various conditions.
- sensitive airways that react to many things, such as cigarette smoke, pollen, cold air, or exercise.
- swelling (inflammation) in the lining of the airways.
Symptoms of asthma include: Coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness.