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Q. I am suffering from runny nose and watery eyes for many years. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Philip Shenouda
and medically reviewed by Dr.Nithila A
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 01, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am a 24-year-old male. I have a runny nose and watery eyes. It is there for many years. It is like some allergy and I keep sneezing. When I take Montelukast tablets, it gets fine. But I do not like to take medicines every day.

Dr. Philip Shenouda

Internal Medicine


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I advise that you stop taking Montelukast tablets and take the following tablets for two weeks then stop, after that take one tablet per day only when really needed. Avoid triggering factors for your allergy

Probable diagnosis:


Treatment plan:

Claritine (Loratidine) tablets, one tablet per day before bedtime for two weeks.

Preventive measures:

Avoid triggering factors for allergy.

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