Montelukast in general pediatric practices.

  title={Montelukast in general pediatric practices.},
  author={Jarungchit Ngamphaiboon},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={88 Suppl 4},
Allergic diseases, e.g., allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis and asthma, are common problems in children. Researches on the pathogenesis of allergic diseases have led to the development of new specific antiinflammatory medications, including Montelukast, which blocks the interaction of cysteinyl leukotrienes to their receptors and resulting downstream events. Several studies have demonstrated the effect of regular Montelukast therapy on asthma, allergic rhinitis, viral-induced wheezing in… CONTINUE READING