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After stopping singulair(for allergic rhinitis)do u immediately get the symptoms back? or it takes time until the symptoms return>?

After stopping singulair(for allergic rhinitis)do u immediately get the symptoms back? or it takes time until the symptoms return>?

"Rebound???": Your question is unclear...Symptoms may come back (rebound) and the time differs from case to case.. This rebound usually comes less than a week after stopping the medication! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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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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Is it dangerous to suddenly stop taking singulair (montelukast)? I will run out in 6 weeks, and it doesn't look like i'll be able to get an appointment in time.

Is it dangerous to suddenly stop taking singulair (montelukast)? I will run out in 6 weeks, and it doesn't look like i'll be able to get an appointment in time.

There's no warning: There is no warning of danger in abruptly stopping singulair (montelukast) - so don't be afraid. But, if you are really pleased with its' performance and really want to continue, i'd hope the physician's office could call-in a short extension without an appointment. If the pharmacist is familiar with you & the physician, they might provide enough to span until your appointment. It's worth inquiring, right? ...Read more

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Stop smoking almost 2 trs ago when i exercoze my lungs hurt as i relax it goes away have asthma after i stop smoking take abuterol 4mg,singulair,advai?

Stop smoking almost 2 trs ago when i exercoze my lungs hurt as i relax it goes away have asthma after i stop smoking take abuterol 4mg,singulair,advai?

Lifestyle change: Avoid all milk products since the milk protein causes respiratory tract inflammation. Also avoid grains, lentils. Consume veggies, flesh foods, olive oil. Getting 30 -45 min of sunshine at noon daily or taking vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day and taking a good probiotic (not yogurt) help reduce inflammation Yoga breathing exercises 10-30 min/day help too. This may help avoid the need for meds ...Read more

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I'm asthmatic. I'm taking singulair (montelukast) and Seretide for treatment. when I stop using Singulair (montelukast) for 2-3 days I get heartburn and difficulty in swallowing?

I'm asthmatic. I'm taking singulair (montelukast) and Seretide for treatment. when I stop using Singulair (montelukast) for 2-3 days I get heartburn and difficulty in swallowing?

?: Kind of strange, would be because-of, not the opposite, at any rate, keep using it if no other side effects, and tell your doctor about it ...Read more

Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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