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How effective is singulair in treating my child's allergies?

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Singulair is a prescription drug that can prevent asthma attacks. It’s also approved for treating allergies. It eases congestion in the nose and also cuts down on sneezing, itching, and eye allergies. It blocks the release of inflammatory chemicals that swell nasal passages and make a lot of mucus.

From: Allergy Medicine Tips for Children WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

AAAAI.org, Spring Allergies & Asthma Survival Guide: "Position Statement: OTC Antihistamines;" "Understanding pollen and mold count;" and "Tips to Remember: Asthma and Allergy Medicines."

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology: "Tips to remember: Asthma and Allergy Medications."

The American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Billions of Ragweed Pollen Grains Cause Most Seasonal Allergies."

American Lung Association: "How to Control Hay Fever."

CDC: "Antihistamines."

Merk Manual Home Edition: "Asthma."

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Mast Cell Stabilizers."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on March 11, 2018

SOURCES:

AAAAI.org, Spring Allergies & Asthma Survival Guide: "Position Statement: OTC Antihistamines;" "Understanding pollen and mold count;" and "Tips to Remember: Asthma and Allergy Medicines."

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology: "Tips to remember: Asthma and Allergy Medications."

The American College of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Billions of Ragweed Pollen Grains Cause Most Seasonal Allergies."

American Lung Association: "How to Control Hay Fever."

CDC: "Antihistamines."

Merk Manual Home Edition: "Asthma."

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: "Mast Cell Stabilizers."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on March 11, 2018

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