Singulair

Type: Product
Name: Singulair
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Free Asthma workshop this weekend. All can come.

Tampa, Fla. - “They say she probably picked up the virus in school," said Jennifer Dunn after her 10-year-old daughter Harleigh almost died. “Her body was collapsing. Her eyes were rolling. She had dark circles under her eyes," she said.Two viruses aggravated ... [Published ABC Action News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Montelukast shows promise for treating children with 5/5 ALOX5 genetic variant, study suggests

Source: Molekuul.be / AlamyGenetics plays a part in the efficacy of montelukast (pictured) in childrenMontelukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist used to treat wheeze but its value in young children is unproven. The WAIT trial therefore assessed ... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Top stories in health and medicine, September 11, 2014

From  MedPage Today : Azithromycin Linked to Belly Blockage in Infants . Infants who received azithromycin (Zithromax) in the early days of life were at an increased risk for developing infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS). Singulair Doesn’t ... [Published KevinMD.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Singulair Doesn't Ease Wheeze in Most Kids

(MedPage Today) -- Intermittent montelukast (Singulair) didn't alleviate wheezing in children, except possibly for those with a specific genetic mutation, a trial showed. ... [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Singulair, Wheeze
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

ERS: Montelukast may not assist young children with wheeze

(HealthDay)—For children with wheeze, intermittent montelukast is not associated with clear benefit, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine to coincide with the European Respiratory Society's International Congress, ... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Merck Vs. Pfizer: Merck Better Performer, Pfizer Better Risk-Reward

By Brian Gilmartin, CFA :With Merck (NYSE: MRK ) up 22% year-to-date as of Friday, 9/5/14, vs. Pfizer's (NYSE: PFE ) decline of 3%, the answer might look easy to some, but PFE's valuation is about even with MRK's and maybe a little cheaper depending on ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

A waste of time

With regards to Winfred Peppinck's 'Viewpoint', (GDN, September 2), I disagree somewhat with the notion that we should go to the doctor every time to get our prescriptions refilled, adding that to the heap of other things we have to do on a regular b ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Montelukast-Induced Adverse Drug Reactions: A Review of Case Reports in the Literature

Background: Montelukast, a leucotriene receptor antagonist, binds the cysteinyl leucotriene type 1 receptor. Montelukast is commonly prescribed to asthma patients as add-on therapy to inhaled corticosteroids. Several clinical trials emphasized that montelukast ... [Published Sexual Development - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Drugs, Review, Singulair
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

One Drug. Two Prices. A Reporter Struggles to Find Out the Cost of His Son’s Prescription

(Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times)This story was co-published with the New York Times' The Upshot. It is not subject to our Creative Commons license. It's not easy being an educated health care consumer. I was reminded of this when I went to refill ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

We Live In A World Where Your Insurer Doesn’t Care That It Charges Two Prices For One Drug

The Oxford Prescription Drug List says that asthma drug Montelukast is an inexpensive Tier 1 drug, but makes no mention that it’s pulverized form is a Tier 2 drug at twice the cost. (Click to enlarge) In one month, the price of your generic prescription ... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

US Company Introduces Medicine To Manage Asthma

Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) a US pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, has introduced Singulair®, a drug that treats asthma and allergic rhinitis in children and adults.In a bid to drive access to its medicines ... [Published Peace FM - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Singulair, Asthma, Accra, Ghana
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

MONTELUKAST SODIUM Tablet, Chewable [Carilion Materials Management]

Entities: Singulair, Sodium

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The New York Times " Upshot blog: Baby's Drug Co-Pay Jumps, And A Health Reporter Is Stumped"
To Neas, it's a "clarion call" to lawmakers and regulators to keep the copies coming. "We must work together to sustain the success of generics today and pave the way for safe, affordable biologic therapies tomorrow" he said in a statement
"Our findings show no clear benefit of intermittent montelukast in young children with wheeze" the authors write
"It's been like a roller coaster ride," he said. "As I parent I wouldn't want my child to have to take any medicine, but you have to deal with the cards you've been dealt, and it's worked out."

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Top stories in health and medicine, September 1... [Published KevinMD.com - Sep 11 2014]
From  MedPage Today : Azithromycin Linked to Belly Blockage in Infants . Infants who received azithromycin (Zithromax) in the early days of life were at an increased risk for developing infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS). Singulair Doesn’t ...
Singulair Doesn't Ease Wheeze in Most Kids [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Sep 10 2014]
(MedPage Today) -- Intermittent montelukast (Singulair) didn't alleviate wheezing in children, except possibly for those with a specific genetic mutation, a trial showed. ...
We Live In A World Where Your Insurer Doesn’t C... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 29 2014]
The Oxford Prescription Drug List says that asthma drug Montelukast is an inexpensive Tier 1 drug, but makes no mention that it’s pulverized form is a Tier 2 drug at twice the cost. (Click to enlarge) In one month, the price of your generic prescription ...
What Consumer-Driven Health Care Really Means [Published Firedoglake - Aug 29 2014]
Ask to speak to a surpervisor The much touted goal of “consumer driven” health care ends up being people struggling alone through an incredibly complex set of rules and fighting with a private insurance industry that has every incentive to make the ...
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