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Singulair Overdose Medication
Call poison control : at 1-800-222-1222 or go to the Emergency Room. ...Read more
I have had an annoying cough for almost two weeks and no over the counter medication has worked for me. I was prescribed Singulair and its not working?
Need to find cause: Singulair is a good medicine, but only if the cough is allergy induced. You need to find out the cause of your cough first. Singulair will not help at all for a post-viral cough, or a cough related to heartburn/reflux. Even if asthma, Singulair rarely helps if it is the only medication prescribed. See your primary care physician again for further evaluation. ...Read more
Is it okay to take daily prescribed allergy medications like allegra and singulair (montelukast) with alcohol?
Yes: There is no contraindication to drinking moderate amounts of alcohol and taking Allegra or singulair (montelukast). The emphasis is on moderate consumption, as anything more is deleterious to health in general and optimally no alcohol consumption is ideal to a healthy lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am taking Montelukast (generic for Singulair) for spring pollen. How long is it safe after taking the medication to try to conceive again? Thanks.
Category B: Drug is relatively safe drug being a category B. If planning to conceive and are on the singular for allergy season. Wait a few weeks to really try. But if things happen. Still relatively safe. ...Read more
Is it safe to take theanine serene w/ relora along with advair & singulair (montelukast) (asthma medications)?
I take xzal,singulair (montelukast) ,abuterol inhaler and by neubilizer can i take OTC sinus medication and do these meducations cause delression or anxiety?
Carefully: Try to avoid OTC sinus products that contain phenylephrine which can raise blood pressure when taken w/ bystolic (nebivolol). But otherwise it should be okay. Since you already have high BP - this is important. It should not increase your emotional problems, but if it does - use as little as possible. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
What would happen if I stopped taking all prescribed medication? (Klonopin, Remeron, Welbutrin, cymbalta, (duloxetine) Qvar, singulair etc)
Do you mean stopping: cold turkey? If so, you could become very ill. Please don't do that. ...Read more
Do any asthma medication make your muscles sore take abuterol 4 mg ,singulair,advair and nasonex (mometasone)?
Albuterol can: make your muscles shake and could cause spasm and soreness ...Read more
Can you donate blood if you are taking prescription medications? Klonipin , cymbalta, 1 mg folic acid, singulair, qvar, Ventiolin , nasonex, latuda, (lurasidone) trazodone, as well as Allegra, and a multivitamin .
10mg a day: Is the usual dose but studies have used doses as high as 900mg a day for a week without any adverse consequences. Post marketing surveillance has seen overdoses as high as 1000mg in adults and kids without adverse events. ...Read more
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
Can you tell me about drugs like advair, singulair, (montelukast) viagra..etc..why are they advertised. what drugs aren't?
Lawyers: Basically it used to be unlawful and considered bad form to advertise medication to the public. Pharmaceutical companies, advertisers, etc., went to court and lobbied state & federal governments to eliminate these limitations. Any drug can be advertised- but you want to get a return on your advertising dollar, so more likely it will be an expensive drug that has less expensive competitors. ...Read more
After i stop taking singulair (montelukast) for a day or more i get heartburn like symptoms. I would like to consider stopping the drug but it is painful when i do?
See your doctor: It is unclear why this is happening. You should see your doctor and discuss, why are you getting those symptoms. ...Read more
Is Singulair safe to take long-term? Can it cause Churg-Strauss syndrome? On and off it for 3 years, only drug that clears up mucus in nose and throat
Considered safe: All medications have potential side effects, some of them severe, and Singulair is no exception. Churg-Strauss is among those possible effects. However, Singulair is considered on the safer end of the spectrum. Naturally, the longer you are on a medication, the more likely it is that a side effect would occur, but there are no specific recommendations against long-term use of Singulair. ...Read more
Can i take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) if i take abuterol,singulair,bystolic,amildopine ,zyretex,klonipin,asprin,musinex is there any drug interaction?
No: milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is not appreciably absorbed and works mostly in the intestines to increase fluid intake into the bowel to promote a bowel movement. If taken in excess it can cause fluid loss and dehydration, which could effect your other meds. If taken as prescribed, it should not cause problems, but talk to your doctor and/or pharmacist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma and Allergies: Advair is a combination drug that treats the lungs by relaxing the muscles around the tubes inside the lungs, inhibits allergic responses inside the cells, and reduces the inflammation inside the lungs. Advair is used to treat asthma and copd. Singulair (montelukast) blocks other types of allergic responses and is used to treat seasonal allergies and asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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