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Doctor insights on: Montelukast Sodium And Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Side Effects

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Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever and allergies like runny nose, stuffy ...Read more


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I want to know what montelukast sodium and levocetirizine dihydrochloride syrup is used to treat?

I want to know what montelukast sodium and levocetirizine dihydrochloride syrup is used to treat?

Allergy meds: Montelukast is a medicine that is used to treat allergies and asthma. Levocetirizine is used to treat allergies, hives and ithciness. ...Read more

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5 months & 5.8kgs had suffered with ARDS at birth. Now having cold & the doc suggested montelukast sodium& levocetirizine dihydrochloride 2.5 ml-1*60day?

5 months & 5.8kgs had suffered with ARDS at birth. Now having cold & the doc suggested montelukast sodium& levocetirizine dihydrochloride 2.5 ml-1*60day?

?: Monelukast is mainly used for asthma especially when triggered by a viral infection. Levocetirizine is mainly used for allergic rhinitis but I don't see either being an issue although levocetirizine may dry up your nose a little. Dose of levocetirizine at 2.5 mg is ok unless drowsiness is noted. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects on taking cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets everyday... And im takng fr te purpose of sinus nd allergic purposes?

Is there any side effects on taking cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets everyday... And im takng fr te purpose of sinus nd allergic purposes?

?: Side effects need to be felt, if you haven't felt any so you are fine, the combination of levo cetirizine, Montelukast is good for rhino sinusitis, some are on it for years but needs to be under doctor's supervision, as you might need some modification or additional medicine ...Read more

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I am taking levocetrizine montelukast tab. Everyday for allergic purpose. And I want to know any side effects on taking everyday fr kidney or anything?

I am taking levocetrizine montelukast tab. Everyday for allergic purpose. And I want to know any side effects on taking everyday fr kidney or anything?

Drug safety: Both medications are very safe to take long term and can be used even in pediatric patients as young as 12 months old ...Read more

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Side effects of levocetrizine+montelukast?

Rare: Most of the side effects from levocetirizine is drowsiness (5% or so), montelukast is quite safe although a rare individual may complain of insomnia and even nightmare. ...Read more

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Cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets willl make weight loss difficult? Any side effects tat will increase weight?

Cetrizine levocetrizine montelukast tablets willl make weight loss difficult? Any side effects tat will increase weight?

Yes: Cetirizine can be an appetite stimulant, but to curb hunger pains if felt, drink a glass of water, otherwise no direct effect as salt / water retention that would lead to weight increase as with other medicines ...Read more

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Can long-term use of Singulair and Levocetirizine (for chronic allergies) cause side effects: liver damage, low sex drive/libido? Can't use sprays.

Can long-term use of Singulair and Levocetirizine (for chronic allergies) cause side effects: liver damage, low sex drive/libido? Can't use sprays.

Not really: But you need to keep the follow up with your doctor, both drugs aren't known for the side effects you noted, Singular may cause liver problems, but not related to long term use rather due to a reaction by some patients even after few doses, rare. If you have chronic allergies, you need an allergist evaluation with regular follow up as you may need different approach, check aaaai. Org for an allergist ...Read more

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What are the side effects of montelukast sodium & levocitirizine HCl tablets?

Side effects: Montelukast sodium and levocetirizine dihydrochloride tablets side effects include GI upset, headaches, hypersensitivity, drowsiness, sleep disorders & bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Describe a period beyond which levocetirizine and montelukast should not be used in young kids suffering bronchial asthma?

Describe a period beyond which levocetirizine and montelukast should not be used in young kids suffering bronchial asthma?

No such period: There is no period when these drugs should not be used. The question is whether they are still working and whether something different may be required. Your doctor should be able to provide the answer for these questions. ...Read more

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Can I take Guaifenesin, Levocetirizine and Montelukast every day forever? No doctor has been able to find my cause for thick mucus and nose congestion

Can I take Guaifenesin, Levocetirizine and Montelukast every day forever? No doctor has been able to find my cause for thick mucus and nose congestion

Likely: These are some of the safest drugs but not totally devoid of side effects. Have you ever consent an allergist about your condition? ...Read more

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Can I take Montelukast with Desloratadine together? Suffer from persistent rhinitis symptoms. Levocetirizine and Montelukast works OK, but sore throat

Yes: But I would doubt that the results would be that much different. Have you tried a nasal steroid? If nasal steroid also failed, consult an allergist. ...Read more

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Is Singulair (montelukast) as dangerous as Google makes it out to be? My Dr wanted me to try it for my allergies but I'm scared to after reading side effects listed!

Is Singulair (montelukast) as dangerous as Google makes it out to be? My Dr wanted me to try it for my allergies but I'm scared to after reading side effects listed!

No and yes: Singulair (montelukast) is widely considered to be exceedingly safe. 2% of the time or less, side effects such as dizziness, abdominal discomfort, liver stress, skin rash or weakness occur and it can worsen lung/respiratory/nasal disease about 1% of the time. NOT a rescue medication for asthma. Very rarely; it is reported to have unusual neuropsych effects (suicidal ideation, hallucination, agitation, etc) ...Read more

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Are there any major side effects from xyzal (levocetirizine)?

Are there any major side effects from xyzal (levocetirizine)?

Xyzal (levocetirizine) is zyrtec: All the same as zyrec-- drowsiness in about 13%, dry mouth in a few, urinary hesitancy is possible in older men, mostly. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of singulair (montelukast) in children?

What are the side effects of singulair (montelukast) in children?

Usually none: The list of possible side effects for singulair (montelukast) is long, but most are the same symptoms kids get all the time from common illnesses, meaning kids got sick while testing the medication: headache, flu-like symptoms, stomach ache, cough, dizziness, fatigue, decreased appetite, rash, fever, itching, hives, ear infections, colds, anxiety, restlessness, tremor, sleep issues. Rarely, serious ones happen. ...Read more

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Singulair (montelukast) pediatric side effects?

Singulair (montelukast) pediatric side effects?

Usually none: The list of possible side effects for singulair (montelukast) is long, but most are the same symptoms kids get all the time from common illnesses, meaning kids got sick while testing the medication: headache, flu-like symptoms, stomach ache, cough, dizziness, fatigue, decreased appetite, rash, fever, itching, hives, ear infections, colds, anxiety, restlessness, tremor, sleep issues. Rarely, serious ones happen. ...Read more

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Side effects of singulair (montelukast) taken for allergies?

Pretty benign: Singulair (montelukast) is generally well tolerated. The biggest concern is that recent reports of psychiatric issues have been reported that would require stopping the medications. ...Read more

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Should I stop taking singulair (montelukast) because one of the side effects is really bothering me?

Should I stop taking singulair (montelukast) because one of the side effects is really bothering me?

Maybe: Anytime medications are taken, the side effects must be balanced against the benefits. This should be discussed with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Levocetirizine vs. Desloratadine side effects?

Levocetirizine vs. Desloratadine side effects?

Usually mild: Both are very good antihistamines.

Desloratadine:
headache, upset stomach, dizziness, sore throat, dry mouth, muscle pain, extreme tiredness, painful menstruation.

Levocetirizine:
sleepiness, tiredness, weakness, sore throat, dry mouth, fever, cough, nosebleed. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of montlukast sodium and levocetirizine tablets?

Different: Levocetirizine- mild drowsiness may occur in a few.
Singulair- sleep disruption, mood changes may occur in a few

Both drugs are usually well tolerated however. ...Read more

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I am taking montelukast for allergies and it is working well. Are there any long term side effects to taking that medication every day?

I am taking montelukast for allergies and it is working well. Are there any long term side effects to taking that medication every day?

Not known but: Very unlikely but short term known are respiratory infection, psychiatric things unknown, sinus congestion, fever headache, cough, sore throat but all rare. ...Read more

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Any side effects to taking singulair (montelukast) off-label for chronic headaches?

Not an indication: Singulair (montelukast, now also available in a generic form) is a medicine for treating asthma and chronic allergy syndromes (including severe hay fever). It is not indicated for the treatment of chronic headaches, unless those headaches are part of a persistent allergy syndrome. In fact, one of it's common side effects is headache. ...Read more

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Took 1 dose of xyzal (levocetirizine) and I woke up had difficulty breathing and dizzyness until now. Is it some side effects? Or am I paranoid?

Took 1 dose of xyzal (levocetirizine) and I woke up had difficulty breathing and dizzyness until now. Is it some side effects? Or am I paranoid?

Xyzal (levocetirizine): Has sedative side effects and you may wake up dizzy and tired from it, but not necessarily out of breath. Try taking half a tablet until you get used to its side effects then you can titrate up to a full pill. ...Read more

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If I wanted to go off Singulair (montelukast) due to negative side effects what would the tapering off schedule look like?

Talk to your doctor: Do not stop any medication without telling your doctor. If he feels you do not need 'Singulair', or there are alternatives, 'Singulair' does not need to be "tapered". You can just stop it. But, if you stop it without talking to your doctor, you run the risk of asthma symptoms coming back. ...Read more

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How likely am I to experience the rare psychological side effects of singulair, (montelukast) and how soon would I notice them?

How likely am I to experience the rare psychological side effects of singulair, (montelukast) and how soon would I notice them?

Side Effects: The most common side effect of singulair (montelukast) is going to be fever, headaches. This happened at about 18% of patients. Around 2% of patients will have dizziness, fatigue. If you were going to develop symptoms, they will usually occur when you started taking the medication. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of taking zoloft, singulair, (montelukast) and lamotrigine together? Are there any interactions?

What are the possible side effects of taking zoloft, singulair, (montelukast) and lamotrigine together? Are there any interactions?

Usually none: Generally there are no problems combining the three medications. However, zoloft (sertraline) may increase the levels of Lamotrigine so you may want to decrease the dose of Lamotrigine while using zoloft (sertraline), although not always. ...Read more

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Levocetirizine (Definition)

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of hay fever and allergies like runny nose, stuffy ...Read more


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