How long can you take Singulair (montelukast)?
- 28 Jun 2011 by murli
- singulair, asthma, montelukast, allergic rhinitis, doctor
My doctor in India prescribs it for 2 weeks (10mg/1 per day) & told me not to continue for more than 1-2 months? I see in this or various other user groups where people have been taking Singulair (montelukast) for many years continuously. I would like to continue Singulair (montelukast) more than a month or two as it helps my allergy/asthma.
21 Jul 2013
EVERY Drug has side effects. Keep in mind what you really need before taking.
28 Jun 2011
It depends on what triggers your allergy/asthma symptoms.
If your symptoms are seasonal then you will only need to take singulair during that specific time of year - but if your symptoms are perennial (all year round) then you will benefit from taking it every day.
29 Jun 2011
In the Allergist office I work in we have many, many patients who take it year round. It just depends on when you need it. I think it is a great drug & it helps my son year-round.
12 Sep 2011
i am using montelukast sodium from 4 years.now i am facing problem in urination and contraction of muscles.too much urine and urine drops frequently.Can any one tell me something about this.is this montelukast side effect?
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