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What Does Advair And Singulair 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
My son has asthma is taking advair and singulair (montelukast) daily. Is there anything else that i can do to improve his asthma?
See an allergist: Identifying and avoiding triggers can also help. See an allergist for testing. Allergy shots can be beneficial for allergic asthmatics. Patients with moderate to severe asthma who are allergic to year-round allergens and who do not experience control with the usual medications may be candidates for xolair injections. ...Read more
Non-toxic but...: While every medication has benefits and side effects, the benefits of advair (combination inhaler) and singulair (montelukast) (leukotriene tablet) outweigh the risks when treating serious conditions such as asthma. Long term studies have shown a small affect on rate of growth in pediatric patients for medications containing steroids (advair) but not singulair (montelukast). An allergist can review these issues in detail. ...Read more
Is it safe to take theanine serene w/ relora along with advair & singulair (montelukast) (asthma medications)?
Last night coughed up pink mucous. Peak flow 400 yestrdy 600 today i am on singulair (montelukast). Can't use advair. Lungs very reactiv pk flw up and dwn worry?
I have asthma on advair 100/50 2 x day and my dr just gave me singulair (montelukast). I can't sleep at night and my allergies are worse then ever. What should I do?
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