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How are leukotriene modifiers used to treat allergies?

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Leukotriene modifiers are used to treat asthma and nasal allergy symptoms. They can be prescribed along with other drugs. These medications are available only with a doctor's prescription and come as pills, chewable tablets, and oral granules. The only leukotriene modifiers that has FDA approval is monteleukast (Singulair).

From: Allergy Medications WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

FDA. News release.

Sanofi-aventis U.S. News release. 

UpToDate.com. “Patient information: Allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergies) (Beyond the Basics).”

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on May 3, 2017

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

FDA. News release.

Sanofi-aventis U.S. News release. 

UpToDate.com. “Patient information: Allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergies) (Beyond the Basics).”

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on May 3, 2017

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