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 have a rash that appears only when I sweat or take a shower. Is it hives?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old male. I have a weird rash on the back. It looks like hives but does not itch or burn at all. It only appears when I sweat or take a shower.  Read Full »


Dr. Smit Uttam Janrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is due to urticaria or hives. The mainstay treatment for this is to avoid the triggering factors, like in your case sweating or shower. I will suggest some medications. Please take them and let me know about the outcome. Tablet Montair LC (Montelukast and Le...  Read Full »

Can my continuous itching and increased leucocyte count be interrelated?

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


Dr. Smit Uttam Janrao

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

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