Montelukast is usually taken once daily in the evening for prevention of asthma or allergy symptoms. For exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, take a single dose at least 2 hours before you exercise, and do not take another dose for at least 24 hours. Follow your doctor's instructions.
So, what is the best time of day to take Singulair?
Montelukast is usually taken once a day with or without food. When montelukast is used to treat asthma, it should be taken in the evening. When montelukast is used to prevent breathing difficulties during exercise, it should be taken at least 2 hours before exercise.
Can Singulair be taken on an empty stomach?
The dose for adults is one 10 mg tablet. If your child has been prescribed tablets to take, they are cherry-flavoured chewable tablets.The tablets should preferably be taken 'on an empty stomach', which means your child should take them about an hour before a meal, or wait until two hours afterwards.