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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Accolate (Overview)

Accolate is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


Dr. Thomas Fiala
9 Doctors shared insights

Accolate (Overview)

Accolate is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Is accolate (zafirlukast) safe to take while pregnant and breastfeeding?

Pregnancy category B: Zafirlukast (accolate) has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Zafirlukast is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Zafirlukast is excreted into human milk. ...Read more

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Will accolate (zafirlukast) effect my birth control pills?

Will accolate (zafirlukast) effect my birth control pills?

No: To my knowledge there is no need to use alternate birth control if you take Accolate (zafirlukast) while taking the birth control pill. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Accolate (zafirlukast) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Accolate (zafirlukast) allergy?

See below: It is a medication in a class of meds called leukotriene inhibitors. The are meant to control allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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Which one of these drugs can not be treated for asthma, ipratropium, zafirlukast.?

Which one of these drugs can not be treated for asthma, ipratropium, zafirlukast.?

Both can...: Both of these meds can be used in asthma therapy, the ipatropium was initially prescribed for COPD patients but many asthmatics have found it to be helpful. ...Read more

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Is accolate (zafirlukast) safe to take while pregnant and breastfeeding?

Pregnancy category B: Zafirlukast (accolate) has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Zafirlukast is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. Zafirlukast is excreted into human milk. ...Read more

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Will accolate (zafirlukast) effect my birth control pills?

No: To my knowledge there is no need to use alternate birth control if you take Accolate (zafirlukast) while taking the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take accolate (zafirlukast) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Maybe: Zafirlukast, marketed as Accolate (zafirlukast) for asthma, does not currently have published studies on safety in pregnancy or breastfeeding, but information suggests the amount found in breast milk is low. It's best to discuss this drug & your specific situation with your personal pediatrician or ob/gyn. Check out lactmed for info on drugs & breastfeeding: http://toxnet. Nlm. Nih. Gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen? Lact. ...Read more

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Which one of these drugs can not be treatment for asthma-- metoprolol, or zafirlukast.?

Which one of these drugs can not be treatment for asthma-- metoprolol, or zafirlukast.?

Metoprolol: This is a beta blocker used to slow your heart rate. It has the potential to make asthma worse. Zafurlukast is an oral drug used to treat asthma. ...Read more

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What to do if I take norvasc, klonopin, accolate, Ambien (zolpidem) and remeron. And is there a safe pain killer to take?

What to do if I take norvasc, klonopin, accolate, Ambien (zolpidem) and remeron. And is there a safe pain killer to take?

Depends.: What type of pain are you trying to treat? If this is due to Arthritis, any NSAID like Naprosyn, Celebrex or Ibuprofen can help. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may also be helpful. These medications can be used for headaches, toothaches or muscles aches. Post-surgical pains may need a stronger pain medication initially such as Hydrocodone or at the discretion of the doctor. ...Read more

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I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 20mg, accolate for breast aug for 2 more months. Can I take raspberry ketones with these rx's?

I take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 20mg, accolate for breast aug for 2 more months. Can I take raspberry ketones with these rx's?

Probably: I am not personally aware of any interactions between these medications and I believe it would be fine but ketones are not a prescribed medication and not fully evaluated nor tested so it is truly difficult to know. Accolate (zafirlukast) may effect your liver and it may be wise to check liver function panel. ...Read more

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I took accolate (zafirlukast) for 3 mos post op breast aug. I got my liver tested after being off prescription for about 3 weeks. Enzyme is elevated in one test. Scared?

Continue follow up: I would make sure that of follow up on those tests to make sure the levels are falling which they most likely will do now that you have stopped. If they remain high additional testing may be recommended. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have liver failure? Was on accolate (zafirlukast) for ba for 3 mos. Just finished the prescription a wk ago now feel horrible, and I drink alcohol a lot

Alcoholic hepatitis: Chronic alcoholic hepatitis (not viral problem) can lead to cirrhosiz (fatty/standed, liver0 leaves little normal liver tissue. Can cause jaundice. Is your skin yellow, is your urine very dark, is your stool light colored or grey. Speak to pcp or a liver or gastroeneterolgy md. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Zafirlukast (Definition)

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