UK Clinical Pharmacy Association

Montelukast

Issues for surgery

Loss of asthma control if omitted.

Advice in the perioperative period

Elective and emergency surgery 

Continue.

Interactions with common anaesthetic agents

None.

Interactions with other common medicines used in the perioperative period

None.

Further information

None relevant.

References

Joint Formulary Committee. British National Formulary (online) London: BMJ Group and Pharmaceutical Press. http://www.medicinescomplete.com [Accessed on 18th May 2019]

Baxter K, Preston CL (eds), Stockley’s Drug Interactions (online) London: Pharmaceutical Press. http://www.medicinescomplete.com [Accessed on 4th May 2019]

Summary of Product Characteristics – Montelukast 10mg film coated tablets. Accord Healthcare Limited. Accessed via www.medicines.org.uk 18/05/2019 [date of revision of the text January 2018]