Montelukast sodium for exercise-induced asthma.

  title={Montelukast sodium for exercise-induced asthma.},
  author={Fernando Maria De Benedictis and Silvia Vaccher and Diletta de Benedictis},
  journal={Drugs of today},
  volume={44 11},
Exercise is the most common trigger of bronchospasm in children with asthma. Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) occurs in up to 90% of individuals with asthma who are not under antiinflammatory treatment and in about 40% of those with allergic rhinitis. EIB may be an overwhelming problem in childhood and adolescence, when physical activity is a prominent component of daily life. The importance for those with asthma to maintain regular physical activity is recognized by asthma guidelines… CONTINUE READING