Household: Singulair

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Your Opinions on Singulair

I have a 5 yr old daughter who gets a wicked cough a few times a year. This past trip to the ped he suggested we start her on 4 mg of Singulair. My husband is asthmatic and the ped feels that there is a possibility that she may be diagnosed later in life with asthma. She is considered at risk because she has had upper respiratory issues a few times this past winter. My question is that I've heard both good and bad about this medication and I am just concerned. Most of the issues involve behavioral outbursts and children becoming more...

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Singulair for a 2 Year Old??

Hi Ladies! My daughter continues to get ear infections and the croup. She's recovering from her second round of this stuff. This has all happened in a matter of 4 months. She's got lots of food allergies, and the doctor seems to think that she must have environmental allergies as well and something she's allergic to keeps triggering her getting sick. Long story short...she just finished her cortisone for the croup, has about 5 days left on the antibiotics, and the doctor wants me to start her on Singulair through the end of fall to see if...

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Singulair or Zyrtec...what Do You Prefer?

My 13 year old has allergies and he was put on Zyrtec last year but this year they have gotten worse and I was thinking of trying Singulair.... which one works better for you? Thanks in advance for your response! : )


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5Yo Son Acts Crazy on Allergy/cold Medicine

Hi Moms & Dads, (volume II) This is a plea for help. I have a 5yo son who is in kindergarten. He is getting in LOTS of trouble when he is taking allergy/cold medicine. He misbehaves, acts up, and cannot sit still. I have tried most otc stuff. The only allergy medicine I haven't tried is Claritin and Zyrtec. Have any of you ever dealt with this situation? The school all but came out and said he needs to be put on Ritilan. I refuse to give him this. He only gets really bad on allergy med days. PLEASE HELP!!! Update:::: He has...