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FDA Medwatch Alert: FDA announces voluntary recall of Montelukast tablets by Camber Pharmaceuticals due to incorrect drug in bottles

Posted 4 Sep 2018 by Drugs.com

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and health care professionals about a voluntary recall of one lot of Montelukast Sodium Tablets – lot number MON17384, expiration 12/31/2019 – by Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Piscataway, N.J. Sealed bottles labeled as montelukast sodium tablets, 10 milligram, 30-count bottle from Camber were found to instead contain 90 tablets of Los ...

Asthma Drug, Montelukast, Tied to Nightmares, Depression

Posted 21 Sep 2017 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 – The asthma medication Singulair (montelukast) appears linked to neuropsychiatric side effects, such as depression, aggression, nightmares and headaches, according to a new review by Dutch researchers. But experts aren't yet ready to pull the plug on this class of medication. "In our study, we give prescribing physicians the advice to be alert for signs and symptoms for ...

New Guidelines for People With Nasal Allergies

Posted 2 Feb 2015 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 – For the one in six Americans bothered by nasal allergies, new guidelines have been issued to help doctors diagnose and treat their sniffles and sneezes. The recommendations from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation spell out the do's and don'ts for treating what's formally known as "allergic rhinitis," and often called hay fever. "What ...

FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair

Posted 6 May 2014 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, May 2, 2014 – A panel of expert advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted overwhelmingly against moving the allergy drug Singulair from prescription to over-the-counter status. The panel voted 11-to-4 against the sale of the popular medication without a doctor's approval, the Associated Press reported. According to the AP, many on the FDA panel felt there were ...

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Hay Fever, Allergic Rhinitis, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis, Asthma - Maintenance, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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