Accolate is a prescription medication that is used to treat chronic asthma and to prevent asthma attacks. Accolate is a leukotriene inhibitor medication that contains zafirlukast. Leukotrienes are chemicals that your body releases which cause swelling in your lungs and tightening of your airway muscles. Accolate does not work straight away and will not relieve sudden asthma attacks.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Accolate include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of zafirlukast:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Accolate?
If you miss a dose of Accolate, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Accolate?
Accolate is available in a strength of 20mg.