ACCOLATE 20MG X56
Accolate is the brand name for the medication, Zafirlukast. It is a prescription medication, and is also available in generic form.
What is Accolate used for?
Accolate is a prescription medicine used in the treatment and control of the symptoms of asthma such as shortness of breath and wheezing. Accolate may be prescribed alone or alongside other medications.
What Drug Class is Accolate?
Accolate (Zafirlukast) belongs to a class of medications called Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists (LTRAs). It works by inhibiting the actions of the natural substances in the body that cause the airways to tighten and swell.
What is the brand name for Zafirlukast?
Zafirlukast is a Leukotriene Receptor Antagonist, and is produced under the brand name Accolate.
How to use Accolate
Accolate tablet is an oral medication, and should be ingested by mouth. Take as directed by your doctor. Food may interact with its effectiveness, so it is usually recommended that you take Accolate on an empty stomach.
Accolate Generic Name
The generic name for Accolate is Zafirlukast.
Accolate Side Effects
Some of the most common side effects of Accolate are:
- Abdominal pain
- Sore throat
- Respiratory infections
Continue taking Accolate even if you feel better. Accolate has to be used regularly to be effective. Accolate is prescribed to reduce the symptoms of Asthma in patients and improve their health generally. It does not provide relief to sudden asthma attacks. Use your inhaler in the case of sudden attacks.
Do not increase your dose, or stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.
Accolate is available for purchase on Drugstore.ng, the largest online pharmacy in Nigeria.