NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,071 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- montelukast sodium
- listen (mon-teh-LOO-kast SOH-dee-um)
- A drug used to treat symptoms of asthma, such as trouble breathing, tight chest, wheezing, coughing, and runny nose. Montelukast sodium blocks the action of a substance that causes airways in the lungs to narrow and causes other symptoms of asthma. It is a type of leukotriene receptor antagonist and a type of antiasthmatic agent. Also called Singulair.