Singulair Side Effects

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  1. link Bradyandolivia
    is it the singulair?
    my son was put on this when he was almost 2 and is nearly 6 now, don't know if his behavioural issues are caused by singulair, but we are stopping it today to see, when would I notice the changes in his behaviour after stopping, within a day, weeks, - 3% more...
    Bradyandolivia- over a year ago - 19 Replies - in Singulair
  2. link Ap7
    How is your son doing? I hope he is better. My son stopped taking Singulair after 5 years. The side effects developed gradually but then there was a sudden change this past spring where the side effects became very acute. We noticed an immediate chan - 65% more...
    Ap7- over a year ago
  3. link Spac143
    I came across this thread and I now understand what an evil drug Singulair is. My son was on it for only 6 days and he started showing changes.Though the attitude change wasn't much he has trouble sleeping. He would kick toss and turn and we had to k - 66% more...
    Spac143- over a year ago
  4. link Gam91
    I had to reply when I read your response. you sound like you are doing all the right things and just thank god you caught it all now! your child has a lot of time to recover and catch up. I am glad for my son to have the summer to recover and get bac - 66% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  5. link Asti_rn
    Gam91-- My son has been on the singulair for 4 yrs. The trouble really started when he was 3. We had him in for psych eval. Diagnosed with ADHD. Then the fun of all the meds began. We have had him on so many different meds to try to control his anger - 78% more...
    Asti_rn- over a year ago
  6. link Gam91
    Asti_rn, it has been several months and I think the anger outbursts have gotten better and better each week. We have been very patient as it seems our child is aware that he is having an outburst and has been apologizing after he has thought about it - 75% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  7. link Asti_rn
    We have been off the singulair for 2 1/2 weeks now. Though we do see some changes, we are still dealing with some anger outbursts and some tantrums. Not to the degree that it was. It is getting better slowly. My son was having seizures also. He was p - 44% more...
    Asti_rn- over a year ago
  8. link Gam91
    From what I have been reading...I think it does take longer the longer it has been in their system. I thank god for you that yours did not progress to a seizure like ours did. I don't know if we will ever be the same but it is so much better now that - 71% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  9. link Bradyandolivia
    thanks for the responses. It has been about a month, and I although see some changes I think we have a way to go.... but I see these changes which gives me hope. I can't really describe it, he just seems calmer, he is sleeping far more peacefully, be - 53% more...
    Bradyandolivia- over a year ago
  10. link Beckywoods@windstream.net
    I'm having Symptoms..how do I know it's Singulair?
    I have been on Singulair for 2 weeks. I was giveb SIngular for allergies. I was suffering froma bad cough, primarily at night, Every since I have been on it I have had headaches, fever, stomach pain, naushea and my back and hips hurt. Not to mention - 30% more...
    Beckywoods@windstream.net- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  11. link Concernedcitizen
    Singulair mast cells, asthma allergy, allergy drugs, genetic variability, acute asthma
    I spent the weekend reading about the development of Singulair. The early studies recognized that the first phase of the acute asthma response bronco-constriction was probably not caused by leukotrienes. They identified histamines and prostaglandins - 96% more...
    Concernedcitizen- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Singulair
  12. link Karenahaack
    My daughter had an adverse reaction to it also, the doctor was so offended when I took her off. My advice...Just say no to MERCK. They only produce bad drugs I don't trust them at all. Do not under any circumstance put a Merck drug in yours or a love - 22% more...
    Karenahaack- over a year ago
  13. link Soccerkid1
    Singulair mental agony, bad dreams, bad medicine, google, 8 years
    My name is Eric, I am 16 years old, I have been taking singulair for about 8 years I think, I was never one for having bad dreams, but that all changed. (right now) I searched on google "Singuliar bad medicine" and I found this forum. I am - 87% more...
    Soccerkid1- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Singulair
  14. link Gam91
    Browniemama- it has been 3 weeks or so since your last post, how is your daughter? Have you seen any more improvements? I am hopeful for you. It has been about six weeks for us and I have to tell you our child is returning to his happy self...we defi - 55% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  15. link Browniemama
    Gam91, we took her off the Singulair about 12 days ago. Two days after stopping it, we had her evaluated by a psychiatrist. He diagnosed her as having cyclothymia, which is a disorder characterized by frequent mood swings, racing thoughts, depression - 83% more...
    Browniemama- over a year ago
  16. link Gam91
    SEIZURE Singulair mood, sleeping, weight gain, etc STOP TAKING
    I urge anyone with a child on this med to STOP as soon as possible. My teenager has been on this in the 5mg dose for a year and was moody and not the same...didn't connect the singular until he was upped to 10mg a few months ago and his moodiness esc - 61% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Singulair
  17. link Gam91
    Tn7..how is your child now? Have all side effects subsided? Have you found out anything new? We are still in shock over this whole incident and will forever be changed with worry and I just want my child back to normal. Have you seen any change. Our - 28% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  18. link Kscottdmpsy
    Singulair mild seizure, common factor, doctor who, seizures
    My 5 year old daughter just had a mild seizure. This was her first (and hopefully last). We took her to the doctor who at first was perplexed. She then remebered a similar case just a week or so ago. The one common factor in both cases was Singulair. - 39% more...
    Kscottdmpsy- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  19. link Gam91
    Singulair is awful! How is your daughter now? has she fully recovered and normal?? Please update your story.
    Gam91- over a year ago
  20. link Waynejj
    Singulair petit mal seizure, basketball game, foaming at the mouth, last thursday, seizures
    my 10 year old daughter started taking singulair just 2 months ago . her asthma was under control. however she just didn't seem to be herself. last thursday during a basketball game her right arm started shaking uncontrollably we now know this to be - 49% more...
    Waynejj- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  21. link Gam91
    YES! same story here! Please update your story I pray your daughter is doing better. Has she had anymore since those episodes?? We took our child off after the 1st seizure but I am terrified there will be lasting effects. I was so scared about that s - 46% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  22. link Irishgirl69
    Singulair grand mal seizures, having a bad dream, sinus infection, brain tumor, occasional cold
    My name is Candyce Donovan and I am a healthy 38 year old ---healthy except for an occasional cold or sinus infection. A few years ago I was put on the drug Singulair to help cure an allergy type infection. I was only on it for a few weeks and discon - 89% more...
    Irishgirl69- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Singulair
  23. link Gam91
    Yes there are more and more seizure connections to Singulair, get off this drug ASAP, the side effects are coming out more and more all the time. Seizures need to be reported to the FDA in order to counted! Please please report your seizure.
    Gam91- over a year ago
  24. link Hudsongrant
    Singulair blood cell count, white blood cell, severe headaches, chronic headaches, seisure
    My son is 4 1/2 years old and has been on Singulair since he was 2. We have been happy with the improvement we have seen in regards to his asthma. No more breathing treatments have been great. The last couple of years though he has continued to get s - 75% more...
    Hudsongrant- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  25. link Gam91
    My son got terrible migraines with Singulair, please get your child off this med before it progresses to something worse! I had a ton of little signs and symptoms that we didnt; connect but it all ended up with seizure and it is just awful. Please up - 16% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  26. link Miste1171
    Singulair anxiety problems, frusturated, dr tomorrow, constently, tv commercials
    I am sitting here in absolute shock. I cannot believe all that i have heard from the wonderful people posting on here. My son has been talking singular for 2 yrs now. I did take him off in the summer months. He was given this medicine for allergies a - 83% more...
    Miste1171- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Singulair
  27. link Gam91
    Same story here! My gut told me that my perfectly healthy son had a terrible reaction to Singulair, here it is a year later and the whole drug & doctor world will not make that connection. It is so sad. It changed us forever. Seizures are a scary - 70% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  28. link Kitmahmah
    Singulair anti seizure medication, paxil dosage, manic episode, possible connection, thoughts of suicide
    I have been on Singulair for ten years or more. Six months later I was diagnosed with depression because I wasn't sleeping and felt tired. I was prescribed Paxil. I was sleeping less and had tremors. The doctor doubled the Paxil dosage and put me on - 74% more...
    Kitmahmah- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  29. link Gam91
    It is definately the SINGULAIR this is a horrific DRUG. Spread the word to help others!
    Gam91- over a year ago
  30. link Kameronsmama
    Singulair kameron, seizures, unc, brain, god
    Ok all I have an update on Kameron. As you all know we went to the doctor today... His doctor is totally stumped by all of this going on with Kameron. He took two seizures in the middle of the night last night and then again this morning. So they are - 53% more...
    Kameronsmama- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Singulair
  31. link Gam91
    please update on how your child is doing since the seizures. hope all is well
    Gam91- over a year ago
  32. link Te12
    Singulair singular side effects, major attitude, smartass, adhd, seizures
    I am a parent of a 14 year old son. He has been on many meds due to having migraines, adhd, seizures, and asthma. For 3 years his ADHD meds have been switched. Now Thanks to a friend she told me about singular side effects. OH MY GOD. it blows my min - 74% more...
    Te12- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Singulair
  33. link Gam91
    Please update your stories. We had similiar experience and wish someone would have warned us, it ruins kids lives! There are so many kids on this it is sickening! We ended up with a seizure from this awful med and no doc would confirm that the med di - 32% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  34. link Beaverfan64
    Singulair and seizures
    Anybody have a child that has been on Singulair long term (like 6 years) and now my child is having seizures. My son is 12 now but started taking Singulair when he was 6 for his asthma/allergies. Please help! Worried to death.
    Beaverfan64- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  35. link Gam91
    How has your child done since the seizure? We also had a similiar experience. They list seizures as rare but it is not rare anymore. It is awful and everyone needs to report these side effects because your docs must in return report what you have rep - 16% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  36. link Wait2hear
    Singulair grand mal seizures, seizure meds, titrations, interference, medications
    My 17 year old son experienced his first 2 Grand Mal Seizures 5 days after starting Singulair. No medications would work for a year until we finally stopped using the Singulair. We had to work backwards on the titrations of the 6 different seizure me - 48% more...
    Wait2hear- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Singulair
  37. link Gam91
    We had a seizure on this med also, get off this med ASAP. It is awful and seizures are a nasty side effect that docs will say are so rare that they just dont believe it, well we know this med caused this seizure and are furious about it. Spread the w - 32% more...
    Gam91- over a year ago
  38. link Joannadanny
    8 yr old daughter's experience with Singulair
    Last night was the longest night of my life. My daughter has been taking Singulair for 1 week. Sunday night she did not sleep at all. last night she had, what I can only describe as, a total mind melt down. She began shaking uncontrollably, talking m - 92% more...
    Joannadanny- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  39. link Gam91
    Thanks for sharing, we had a similiar experience only ours ended up with a seizure. I also feel awful for giving this med. The doctor never once mentioned to watch for side effects. Spread the word!
    Gam91- over a year ago
  40. link Fdelaflor
    Singulair seizure, facial twitching, spasm, eeg, systemic
    Our 4 year old child suffered a 15 minute seizure for the first time, last week. We are very worried and confused. He is a healthy boy; and he has tested normal in his EEG, MRI and CAT. He was taking Singulair 4mg a day - he started two weeks prior t - 57% more...
    Fdelaflor- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  41. link Gam91
    We suffered a seizure after being on this med for a few months, it is awful!
    Gam91- over a year ago