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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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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...
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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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...
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becomes severe enough to make me want to commit suicide...
" ...started full body internal itching after taking 10 days of Singulair. The physician that prescribed ...3 days of IV Prednisone I got some relief. This has been going on for 6 months now. The itching... "

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am on prednisone i get night terrors so there could be o...
" Well now I am glad my insurance denied singulair and I stayed on ...when I am on prednisone i get night terrors so there could be other meds having an effect coupled with the singulair. If the night... "

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mg a day and I felt terrible and gained about 20 lbs i...
" ...with an allergist. Eventually they put me on Prednisone 60 mg a day and I felt terrible and gained about 20 lbs in 1 month. I ...twice a day and Singulair once a day....that seemed to work. Then my... "

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been on predisone and gained over 30 lbs. I thankfully was...
" ...ages and backgrounds all having the same weight gain and the only thing we have in common is Singuliar, it stands to reason ...it IS the drug!!!! I had been on predisone and gained over 30 lbs. I... "

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Singulair\"I recently was on Prednisone for over a week b...
" ...\"I recently was on Prednisone for over a week ...breathing very poorly, but then I started taking Singulair and immediately my breathing became absolutely normal with not one hint ...improved considerably... "

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nd obsessive, but since I worry about getting diabetes,...
" Taking singulair for 2-3 years...No problems ...Inhaled steroids the same. Prednisone seems to make me angry and obsessive, but since I worry... "

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o can that cause this or bone problems? I still c...
" ...scan or test? I take a lot of prednisone so can that cause this or bone problems? I still can't breathe ...OSA)? I take all my inhalers and asthma meds and singulair,... "

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post. Prednisone does cause weight gain. I was recently...
" totally disagree with this post. Prednisone does cause weight gain. I was recently put on singulair and experienced 1# per day weight gain with no change in diet. I... "

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t dairy almost completely and it made a huge difference i...
" I haven't noticed any side effects from Singulair (for DD age 4), ...was crazy on Oral Prednisone and it made it really hard for her to sleep. We cut out dairy almost completely and it made a huge... "

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an increased appetite while on prednisone because it happe...
" Increased Appetite with Singulair? ...went to my asthma doctor and he was unhappy with the numbers from my breathing test. He put me on a short course of prednisone and added Singulair to ...daily. I... "

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