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Yes: Montelukast is effective as a "controller" medication in mild asthma and also is approved by the fda for allergic rhinitis (hay fever). It may be used alone or with other allergy/asthma medications. All ashtmatics should have a "reliever inhaler" in addition to their controller medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What reason might a doc prescribe singulair (montelukast) at dosing for >6yo for a smaller than avg. 3y.O.?
Dose per weight: In general pediatric medications are dosed based on a child's weight, this enhances the likelihood that the dose will be safe for a child's metabolism. Singulair (montelukast) dosing recommendations, from the manufacturer, are based on age and your doc may have suggested the higher dose due to size or severity of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I experience shortness of breath during exercise.I'm taking 10mg of montelukast prescribed for my daughter.It helps somewhat. Any suggestions?
See your doctor: I agree with dr rand that seeing a pulmonologist would be helpful, but as a family doctor i recommend starting with your family doctor. Your problem is likely to be handled just fine by them, for less cost. It is important to have a primary care physician who knows all about your health in order to put the pieces together and provide you with the best all around care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use conkast(montelukast sodium) 10mg in pakistan for allergies and mild asthma. Can i take it in pregnancy as well?
I started to feel hypersensitive skin today first time ever in ears when having earphones there - painful. I have used now Montelukast 3 months. Why?
Would taking zyrtec, allegra (fexofenadine) and montelukast effect my blood work at a lab? I have an appointment soon and would like to know b4 i begin medication
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