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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Montelukast (Definition)

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a600014.html. ...Read more


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Can you use singulair (montelukast) for your allergies?

Can you use singulair (montelukast) for your allergies?

Yes!: Singulair (montelukast) is one of many options for allergy treatment. Singulair (montelukast) is known as a leukotriene receptor antagonist. I know, not a great name. Well, it blocks leukotrienes that can cause itching, swelling, redness, etc. By doing so, singulair (montelukast) can reduce allergy symptoms, but it works best if you take it daily. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can singulair (montelukast) help with animal allergies?

Can singulair (montelukast) help with animal allergies?

Sure: Singulair (montelukast) is an anti-allergy medication. It might help, but you might need additional medication if your symptoms are not completely controlled or if the animal is around you. ...Read more

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How long does it take for singulair (montelukast) to act?

1 to 30 days: Interestingly, Singulair (montelukast) can have a first dose effect and start working on the first day, or, it can take up to about 30 days to notice an effect. If there has been no change in symptoms within 1 month, it is unlikely that additional doses are necessary. ...Read more

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What are some singulair (montelukast) withdrawal symptoms?

What are some singulair (montelukast) withdrawal symptoms?

Worse asthma!: If you stop your singulair, (montelukast) your asthma could worsen -- and that could be very bad. Please discuss any medication changes with your physician before doing them. ...Read more

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Can Singulair (montelukast) help treat acute bronchitis?

Can Singulair (montelukast) help treat acute bronchitis?

Singulair (montelukast): Should be OK but if it is not helping within a day or two, please contact your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for singulair (montelukast) overdose?

What is the treatment for singulair (montelukast) overdose?

None usually needed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17934951 here's a reference to 3698 cases of singulair (montelukast) overdose in a 5 year period in texas from 2000-2005. Children ingested up to 536mg with at most "minor effect." the authors conclude overdoses can probably be managed at home. If the dose ingested is on the high side, you still may want to take action just to be safe. Most high ingestions did go to hospital. ...Read more

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What does singulair (montelukast) do? Can it break up mucus?

Treat Asthma/Allergy: Yes it can help with mucus. Singulair (montelukast sodium, msd), is a selective orally active leukotriene receptor antagonist that specifically inhibits the cysteinyl leukotriene cyslt1 receptor. In asthma, leukotriene-mediated effects include a number of airway actions, including bronchoconstriction, mucous secretion, vascular permeability, and eosinophil recruitment. ...Read more

Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Singulair (Definition)

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