Montelukast

Montelukast belongs to the leukotriene receptor antagonist group of drugs and is primarily used to treat and prevent asthma. It reduces the symptoms caused by asthma and also the frequency of asthma attacks, but should not be given when an asthma attack has already started. It is also used in exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, and allergies like sneezing, runny nose, and wheezing.

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I am coughing for last one month. Do I have tuberculosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old. I am coughing from last one month. In between, it was alright but again started. I do not have any fever, nor chest pain. Even the sputum which comes out is also normal in color. I do not have any problem with sleeping or normal breathing. But, in case when I breathe ou...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Maybe you are suffering from an allergic variety of cough. It may be due to allergens or environmental pollution. Avoid cool drinks, sweets, and ice creams. Use salt water gargling, water vapor inhalation thrice a day. Use tablet Montus (Levocetirizine and Montelukas...  Read Full »

I would like to have the best treatment for constant running nose.

Query: Hi doctor, I have problems with my nose for over 10 years. My nose runs all time every day. I got a surgery on the nasal valve and it got worse. The surgeon told me that it is normal and prescribed me Xozal. I am using it for past three months but no improvement with it. I wish to get something pr...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from allergic rhinitis which is a form of hypersensitivity and it causes running nose. However this has an offending agent and when the allergen is avoided, the allergy subsides. To confirm whether it is allergy we can do two tests which includ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a treatment for a blocked nose due to an allergy.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a blocked nose. I have consulted a doctor and he told I am suffering from allergy and it is incurable. I am worried. Please guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concern. A blocked nose can be from an infection of upper respiratory tract also. If you have a fever and throat pain along with the blocked nose, then it is due to some infection. Allergy also caus...  Read Full »

Will Teczine-M suppress parthenium allergy or cure it?

Query: Hello doctor, Suddenly, I am getting whiteheads around my nose and chin and sometimes on cheeks, since two years. My nose is heavily targeted. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send me the photos of the area where you are having whiteheads. There is a chance of it being molluscum contagiosum or milia. So, the exact treatment can be suggested after looking at the photos. Thank you.   Read Full »

Nothing seems to help my allergic rhinitis. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis. I saw many doctors and had a nasal septum deviation surgery last year too, to control the allergies but nothing helped. I have to take antihistamines twice every day. I take 180 mg Telfast. The symptoms are very similar to having the flu. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Allergy is a genetic disorder and does not have a permanent cure. When we know we are allergic to some substance, the best way to avoid allergy is to stay away from it. This form of allergen avoidance is not practical in your case. To establish that it is an allergy i...  Read Full »

Can my continuous itching and increased leucocyte count be interrelated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a blood infection. My leucocyte count is 11,900/cmm. I am currently on Allegra and Atarax. I have had continuous itching and redness of the body and face for the last 20 to 22 days. Kindly let me know what I should do.  Read Full »


Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching over the body and face can occur because of an allergy, skin infection, or kidney and liver problems. An increase in the leucocyte count is the body's response to the underlying health issue. I suggest you take tablet Montair LC (Levocetirizine and Monte...  Read Full »

Is there a permanent cure for Sneezing?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old male suffering from a sneezing problem for the last 3-4 years. My height is 172 cm and I am 58 kg weight. Daily I am sneezing in the morning and following that if I do not take medicine then I will get a high fever and cold along with it. The sneeze is only temporarily...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have looked through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Also, I wish to know the following details to make a more decisive diagnosis. 1. Regarding breathing problems and eosinophilia, what was the breathing trouble you had in the past? 2. ...  Read Full »

What medicines do you suggest for severe cough that developed after a cold?

Query: Hello doctor,I am facing this severe and acute cough for the past three days. I am constantly coughing. It started with a cold and a running nose. I took a Zyrcold tablet for it. It helped with the running nose, but since then I am coughing constantly. There is no fever now, only a persistent cough....  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. You seem to have had an upper respiratory viral infection. Generally, it is a self-limiting illness and settles in a week. However, the symptoms can be bothersome. I suggest the following medicines: 1) Tablet Telekast-L (a combination ...  Read Full »

I have itching in different parts of my body. Is it some kind of an allergy?

Query: Hello doctor,For two months, I have been itching in different parts of my body. But, I had the medicines from two weeks back only. My lab test results under serology include an IgE at 527.62 kU/L. I have been on these medicines for two weeks, Animus-L one in the night and Softin one in the morning. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have severely elevated IgE levels which are pointing towards atopy or an allergy. There must have been some offending agents that have caused this reaction. We must find out what has caused the allergy in you. This can be achieved by comprehensive allergy...  Read Full »

Why do I heavy congestion even after using inhalers?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been to doctor three times in the last two months and was prescribed many medications. But, I am simply not getting any better. Initially, I went in for respiratory issues. I had a terrible hacking cough and was literally using my Ventolin Inhaler more than I should. As I am ast...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are few important points to consider. You should not be using the nebulizer or rescue inhaler that often. You should be on inhaled steroid for asthma like Advair (Fluticasone and Salmeterol). Please take Montelukast 10 mg daily. Also you would ben...  Read Full »

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