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Is it okay to give singulair (montelukast) to my child? He is seven years old.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

If your child was evaluated by your doc and this was prescribed, it is an approved and reasonable prescription medication.
If you have some left over from another kid or yourself, it is not appropriate for random use.

In brief: Depends

If your child was evaluated by your doc and this was prescribed, it is an approved and reasonable prescription medication.
If you have some left over from another kid or yourself, it is not appropriate for random use.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

Singulair (montelukast) is approved down to age 4, and has been shown to be very safe and effective during the 15 years it's been on the market.
You should discuss any concerns or reservations you have about the medication with the physician who prescribed it.

In brief: Yes

Singulair (montelukast) is approved down to age 4, and has been shown to be very safe and effective during the 15 years it's been on the market.
You should discuss any concerns or reservations you have about the medication with the physician who prescribed it.
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Singulair (montelukast) is indicated for children as young as 12 months.
However, check with the pediatrician first to ensure that's the right treatment for him and at what dose.

In brief: Yes

Singulair (montelukast) is indicated for children as young as 12 months.
However, check with the pediatrician first to ensure that's the right treatment for him and at what dose.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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