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Pharmacotherapeutics

How Are Drugs Used Clinically in Patients? The study of the therapeutic uses and effects of drugs in patients is called pharmacotherapeutics. The focus of pharmacotherapy is the patient, not the drug or the disease. Drugs do not behave in the same way in all individuals, and patientto-patient variability in drug response is very common. Therapeutic variability may be caused by differences in patient body size and composition, age, disease, environmental factors, and genetic influences. It may also be attributable to… Keep Reading

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Montelukast

Montelukast is a selective and orally active leukotriene receptor antagonist that inhibits the cysteinyl leukotriene CysLT4 receptor. Cysteinyl leukotrienes and leukotriene receptor occupation have been correlated with the pathophysiology of asthma. Indications Montelukast is indicated for the prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma in adults and pediatric patients from 6 months of age and older. Dosage & Administration Prophylaxis of asthma Adult and child over 15 years: 10 mg once daily in the evening Children 6–15 years: 5 mg once… Keep Reading

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