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Accolate Allergy In Children
See below: It is a medication in a class of meds called leukotriene inhibitors. The are meant to control allergy symptoms. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Yes: Many have.They are similar but slightly different medications. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On accolate (zafirlukast) for 3 months. Stop prescription 1 mo ago. Side effects are elevated liver enzymes. One test came back elevated. Should i be worried?
No: But don't take it again. There are other options. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers