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Who can and cannot take montelukast - Brand name: Singulair

Who can take montelukast

Most adults and children aged 6 months old and over can take montelukast.

Who may not be able to take montelukast

Montelukast is not suitable for some people. To make sure it's safe for you, tell your doctor if you:

  • have ever had an allergic reaction to montelukast or any other medicine
  • have a rare hereditary problem of galactose intolerance (including Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption)

Page last reviewed: 14 March 2023
Next review due: 14 March 2026