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Montelukast Sodium

Popular Brands: : Singulair, Montelukast, Montelukast Sodium
Official FDA Reports203,226
Social Media Events6,359
Total Posts3,803
Avg. Review Score2.96/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Montelukast Sodium
Manufacturers
  • Apotex Corp
  • Bryant Ranch Prepack
  • Merck And Co Inc

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The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Montelukast Sodium Side Effects

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User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Montelukast Sodium

Fatigue

... They recommend to take this medicine in the EVENING, which is fairly unusual because many once a day drugs are recommended to take in the morning. Side effects may include feeling tired , so that might...


Source: Singulair-Asthma-Medicine--257021-revi...

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Dyspepsia

... Side effects may include feeling tired, so that might be why it is recommended for nighttime dosing. Another common side effect listed on the web site is stomach upset and indigestion . It is not helpf...


Source: Singulair-Asthma-Medicine--257021-revi...

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Abdominal Discomfort

... the morning. Side effects may include feeling tired, so that might be why it is recommended for nighttime dosing. Another common side effect listed on the web site is stomach upset and indigestion. It...


Source: Singulair-Asthma-Medicine--257021-revi...

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Wheezing, Nightmare, Anxiety, Cardiac flutter, Abnormal dreams, Cough, Depression, Heart rate irregular, Panic attack, Fear

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 9, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... and depression. After leaving the ER, I quit taking. It has only been 2 days..palpitations are less frequent. Side effects are not worth it...but the drug helped my throat wheezing during night and...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Crying, Depression, Muscular weakness, Emotional distress, Fear

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on September 3, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Extreme depression, wanting to cry all the time, fear, extreme emotional weakness The longer I took the weaker I became emotionally, I have been off for 3 months still do not...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Abnormal weight gain, Insomnia, Weight increased, Hot flush

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 20, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: insomnia, weight gain, hot flashes although I didn't have any flairups with my asthma, this drug was not worth all the side effects. I gained weight tremendously fast in the ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Chest pain, Pain, Pruritus, Depression

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 19, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... take texa to stop this. My memory has become really bad and I am even on anti depressants now. If I take my tabs an hour later than usual, I experience these serious painful chest pains, feels like I ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Hypoaesthesia, Decompression sickness, Dry mouth, Dyspnoea paroxysmal nocturnal, Paraesthesia

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 8, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: It does help with PND. But the side effects of the tingling and numbness are just not worth taking it. It also makes you feel like you are choking and gives you an extremely dry mouth a...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Fatigue, Pain, Hypoaesthesia, Crying, Drug ineffective, Insomnia, Irritability, Mood altered, Muscular weakness, Paraesthesia, Restlessness, Thought blocking

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on August 2, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Headaches, balance is off, joint achiness, tingling, numbness and weakness in legs, insomnia, tired, mood changes, feeling like crying alot, restlessness, irritability, brainfog. Ànd it...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Anxiety, Depression, Personality change, Disturbance in attention, Suicidal ideation

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 21, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Anxiety, Depression, suicidal thoughts, poor concentration, personality change. I've never been depressed or had any kind of mental problems in my life. This past month has be...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Burning sensation, Palpitations, Disturbance in attention, Paraesthesia

Posted By caj in fdb.rxlist.com on July 20, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... with steroids so was given Singular. It helped somewhat with asthma symptoms but on the third day of taking it I had terrible neurological side effects. My arms and legs were burning and felt like pin...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Paranoia, Anger, Anxiety, Insomnia, Mood altered, Headache

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on July 17, 2015 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Paranoia, Mood Changes, Anxiety, Anger, Insomnia, Headaches.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Tremor, Anxiety, Mood altered, Restlessness

Posted By Mouli in fdb.rxlist.com on June 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am

... the past year, the dosage was increased as I had frequent asthma attacks. I thought mood changes and anxiety was related to adolescence but in the past week, I got weird shaking(tremors) in my body....


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