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What is your your feelings with a 4 year old on singular for 3 months straight? What are the side affects?

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In brief: Can be helpful

Singulair (montelukast) is a good medication for allergies and asthma, and many children are on it long-term, which is safe and often necessary to control symptoms.
Side effects include headache, abdominal pain, dizziness, and cough - but these are relatively rare and most children do well on this medicine.

In brief: Can be helpful

Singulair (montelukast) is a good medication for allergies and asthma, and many children are on it long-term, which is safe and often necessary to control symptoms.
Side effects include headache, abdominal pain, dizziness, and cough - but these are relatively rare and most children do well on this medicine.
Dr. Christianne Strickland
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Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Safe

The most common side effect i see is behavior changes in a child.
There are many safe if not more effective treatment alternatives for asthma and allergies out there, if you are concerned about the side effects.

In brief: Safe

The most common side effect i see is behavior changes in a child.
There are many safe if not more effective treatment alternatives for asthma and allergies out there, if you are concerned about the side effects.
Dr. Salma Elfaki
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Safe

As with any medicines, it has a long list of side effects on the inserts eg headache , allergic reactions , sleep problem etcif it works, continue.
If it doesn't, by all means stop.My son has been on it for many, many years for both asthma and allergies. It helped him a lot from being so sick and i can say , it is safe! all my patients love it. It worked for them as well.

In brief: Safe

As with any medicines, it has a long list of side effects on the inserts eg headache , allergic reactions , sleep problem etcif it works, continue.
If it doesn't, by all means stop.My son has been on it for many, many years for both asthma and allergies. It helped him a lot from being so sick and i can say , it is safe! all my patients love it. It worked for them as well.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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