Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

Asthma can be really painful and unbearable. Sometimes, without appropriate medication it leads to loss of life. There are many drugs available for the treatment of this condition. Singulair is one such medicine, developed solely for the treatment of Asthma. It is recommended to be used once, daily. Researches revealed that Singulair is equally effective in countering allergic rhinitis. Singulair is not antihistamine, instead; it is used to block an inflammation causing agent namely leukotrienes.

If asked whether Singulair is a good drug for asthma or allergic rhinitis then expert view suggests that it is non-effective in treating either of the disease. It tries to treat the diseases to some extent.

However, one needs to mention that some individuals respond to Singulair to a little extent. It is the only medication that treats both Asthma and allergies.

How Safe & Effective is Singulair in Treating Asthma or Allergic Rhinitis?

How Safe & Effective is Singulair in Treating Asthma or Allergic Rhinitis?

Antihistamines start action as soon as they are taken. However, with Singulair, this is not the case. The medication starts exhibiting results after 3 to 7 days, post consumption. Singulair is selective in treatment of asthma or allergic rhinitis implying that not all people get the benefits of Singulair, once they have consumed it.

There are reports which suggest that Singulair can be administered to patients (adult, kids) to treat allergic rhinitis. To know and understand more about the drug, one needs to visit doctor where detail pertaining to Singulair is provided. The next time you want to treat allergic symptoms, better it is to use the Singulair drug along with anti-histamines.

How Can I Get the Best of Singulair Medicine to Treat Asthma or Allergic Rhinitis?

Allergies often include runny nose, itchy eyes, frequent sneezing and so on. Understanding reveals that the Singulair is effective in treating nasal congestions. Best results for treating asthma or allergic rhinitis are obtained if Singulair is used with antihistamine. Studies suggest that combination of an antihistamine with Singulair is as effective as nasal steroids, and treats allergic rhinitis well.

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Pramod Kerkar

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, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: July 21, 2017

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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