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Accolate vs. Singulair for Asthma

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Accolate

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Other Names: Zafirlukast

Singulair

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Other Names: Montelukast
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,062 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 32,387 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Zafirlukast is an oral leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) for the maintenance treatment of asthma, often used in conjunction with an inhaled steroid and/or long-acting bronchodilator. It is available as a tablet and is usually dosed twice daily. Anot... Read more on Wikipedia
Montelukast (trade names Singulair and Montelo-10) is a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy. It is usually administered orally. Montelukast is a Cyst... Read more on Wikipedia
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I had been on singular for 10+ years and quit it cold turkey. I was having anxiety and negative feelings with it. I lost 11lbs in two weeks after stopping. I feel great other than anxiety from catching two mice in our house.
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My son got his tics back and I noticed it for five days slowly increasing. I knew immediately it was the singulair he started 5 days earlier. Thanks for posting. This put my mind at ease and I too will never give it to him again.
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What patients are saying about Accolate vs. Singulair

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I was then put on Accolate 10mg./day...same thing happened....
...all of those Meds. and the same thing happened. Singulair upset my stomach so bad it made my Ulcer bleed. I was then put on Accolate 10mg./day...same thing happened. It's sad to say but the...
as Accolate. Singulair is less likely to cause liver damage...
...positive results with Singulair which is basically ...as Accolate. Singulair is less likely to cause...
Singulair for 2 months with no change worse or better....
...and Singulair (asthma meds) are thought ...slight cc and have been taking Singulair for 2 months with no change worse or better....
Zyflo, Accolate think it is the best medicine i had...
FDA reviewing safety of Singulair, Zyflo, Accolate think it is the best medicine i had zyflo for asthma and allergic reations it stop it. feel alot...
apparently he switched to Singulair for the patients that...
My PS has me on Accolate, but apparently he switched to Singulair for the patients that came after me. Is Singulair hard on the liver? I know for Accolate...
and Accolate gave me ulcers and stomach upset so bad...
Stan...for me Singulair and Accolate gave me ulcers and stomach upset so bad that I had to stop. Flovent HFA works as a maintenance but not as...
just switched to Singulair from Accolate, simply because my...
...switched to Singulair from Accolate, simply because my insurance company prefers Singular and the co-pays are significantly different. Has anyone ...described here for Singulair common for Acco...
I just switched to Singulair from Accolate, simply...
...Accolate, ldk, moodiness, well ...I just switched to Singulair from Accolate, simply because my insurance company prefers Singular and the co-pays are significantly different. Has anyone who h...
as good for allergic asthma as Singulair, but I prefer it...
...getting to sleep (I think Singulair raises blood pressure for a ...the day with Singulair. I would suggest Accolate. A similar drug, and ...quite as good for allergic asthma as Singulair, but...
Singulair? My PS put me on Singulair for the first 3 months...
...going through this, sweetie! Did your PS recommend taking Accolate or Singulair? My PS put me on Singulair for the first 3 months ...CC. I am also taking 2000 iu's of Vitamin E and MSM daily. I...
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