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 got sudden itchy skin rash with no pus. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old female. I got a sudden skin allergy and there is lot of itching. Small red rashes have appeared on limbs, back and face. But, there is no puss in the rash. I took Cetirizine.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long it has been there? What is the complaint in it? What are the areas affected and spread? Revert back with the asked details to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

What should I do to get rid of itching with redness and warmth throughout my body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54-year-old female. I am feeling itching throughout the body with slight swelling. After rubbing and I feel warmth over that area. I also feel hot air in the ears with complete redness. These things happen three times a day, but it is not continuous and subsides on its own. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. B. T. Priya

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got a condition called urticaria. It is an allergic reaction to different triggers like food, dust, or insect bite. Take tablet Predmet (Methylprednisone) 8 mg twice daily for one week, then tablet Predmet 4 mg twice daily for one week, and tablet Xyzal M (Lev...  Read Full »

Even after taking inhalers, why do I continue to wheeze?

Query: Hi doctor, I have taken Albuterol and Advair twice a day for about a month now without any relief of my wheezing. Even right after I take my inhalers, it is like I took nothing. Allergy pills do not seem to help much either, like Claritin or Zyrtec. They even did an x-ray of my chest and said everyt...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Asthma, as you would be knowing, forms a part of airway hyper-reactive disorders. The latter is a spectrum of diseases genetically determined. Your attack of asthma seems to be severe now. I want to know the dosage and frequency of the medicines you are using for asthm...  Read Full »

What causes yellow mucus in the nose after dental treatment in upper jaw?

Query: Hello doctor, Last year, one tooth on the left side of my upper jaw was bulging, so a tooth abscess was formed. I felt an extremely high pressure in the area around the tooth, which eased somewhat when the tooth was drilled. A few days later, when the toothache seemed to go away, the area above my t...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a high possibility that you have probably developed an oroantral fistula or you a dentigerous cyst. In both cases, there are typical discharge from both the nasal and oral cavity (even though the nasal discharge would be more than the discharge from the alveola...  Read Full »

Is it safe to use Montek LC for allergic asthma for a long time?

Query: Dear sir/mam, I am suffering from allergic asthama from last 2 month... 1.5 year back I had same issue...and now facing same...when ever I am contacted with dust while cleaning or some time in rainy season I start sneezing and to much itching in eyes and there after breathing problem. Now I taking ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Greetings from my end . I would like to inform you that asthma is a chronic illness . Since it is allergic , it will stay lifelong . You will have to continue taking the medicine along with the inhalers prescribed by your doctor. Also try to avoid any stimulus for your acute attack like dus...  Read Full »

What could be the itchy pink spots on testicles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not sure how long this has been going on, but I have these pink itch spots on my testicles. They dry up and peel some days. Sometimes it is bright pink. Other times it is just a grey spot. Usually, at night, they are extremely itch, and I cannot sleep.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Exactly how long it has been there? If not sure, then when you had noticed it? Any history of hypertension or diabetes mellitus? Any family history of psoriasis?   Read Full »

Kindly let me know some medicine for itchy throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. For the past month, I have been having some symptoms of asthmatic bronchitis such as wheezing, cough, etc. The symptoms have reduced now as I have been taking some medications. Right now, I have some itching sensation in my throat below my Adam's apple, causing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi. Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. This itching like symptom is known as post nasal drip. The best medicine would be the use of anti-allergic combination like Levocetirizine and Montelukast once daily at night. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and t...  Read Full »

Can I get complete cure of asthma by using Foracort?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old now. I am suffering from asthma for more than 17 years. It was horrible until my 15 years of age. It was pretty bad. But the severity has reduced now. It usually occurs at night time. Sometimes it happens in the daytime too. Wheezing is present, and there is chest tightn...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having night symptoms mean that your asthma is not well controlled and upgrading the treatment is required. Foracort Inhaler 400 mg is a right combination that is used daily. I recommend you take Singulair 4 mg tablet (Montelukast) once daily in the evening. Use blue i...  Read Full »

Can I take Levocet M for itchy throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a problem of nose block and my ENT surgeon suggested me to go for a nose operation. As per doctor instruction, operation of my nose was carried out before three months. Now my nose is almost fine, but still I feel that something is there in my throat. I also feel itchy throat and e...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms seem to suggest that you are suffering from allergy. Levocet M (Levocetirizine and Montelukast) is given for the same purpose. It is true that the medicine should be taken for a few months regularly. It has minimal side effects, like dryness of mouth, ...  Read Full »

I have breathing difficulties for the past 3 days which used to be seasonal before. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old. My weight is 67 kg, and my height is 5.4 inches. I have difficulty in breathing occasionally in a day. Already I have this problem and the doctor gave me Asthalin and I am using it. It will be seasonal and now for the past two days, I am having this. I am using the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from shortness of breath for the last three days. You have allergic rhinitis too. According to your description, you are a patient of pre-asthma or asthma with allergic rhinitis. You...  Read Full »

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