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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

Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Can singulair (montelukast) help with eczema?

Can singulair (montelukast) help with eczema?

Eczema and singulair (montelukast): If a person has atopic dermatitis in combination with allergies to a lot of things, singulair (montelukast) might help, . ...Read more

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What does advair and singulair (montelukast) do?

What does advair and singulair (montelukast) do?

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 more

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How to tell if singulair (montelukast) works for me?

How to tell if singulair (montelukast) works for me?

Therapeutic trial: Singulair (montelukast) is indicated for treatment of asthma and nasal allergies. As with all drugs, some people respond better than others. A trial of 1 month is a reasonable period to see if this medication is effective for you. ...Read more

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Does singulair (montelukast) have antihisamine in it?

Does singulair (montelukast) have antihisamine in it?

No: Singulair (generic is montelukast) is a leukotriene receptor antagonist. That means it blocks the effect of leukotrienes. These are inflammatory mediators released during an allergic reaction and are 100x more potent than histamines. There is no antihistamine effect with Singulair. ...Read more

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Can singulair (montelukast) for kids work straight away?

Yes: Singulair or montelukast starts to work within one hour of taking a dose. However, for asthma it will start to work quickly but it will not reach the maximum anti inflammatory effect for 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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Could singulair (montelukast) for kids work straight away?

Could singulair (montelukast) for kids work straight away?

Pls see answer: Singulair (montelukast) is not a quick acting medication. If your child has asthma and has symptoms of asthma, typically albuterol inhaler with a spacer device is used to quickly relieve symptoms. Singulair (montelukast) may take days to weeks to be effective. ...Read more

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Is here a difference between singulair (montelukast) and advair?

Yes: Singulair is a tablet containing montelukast, a leukotriene modifier, that helps to reduce asthma inflammation. Advair is an inhaler that contains fluticasone (a steroid) and salmeterol (a beta-agonist). Advair decreases inflammation with the inhaled steroid and helps open the airways with the bronchodilator/ beta-agonist. Advair is for more severe asthma than singulair. ...Read more

Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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