Singulair Side Effects

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  1. link Kimshops
    Unexplainable anger came out
    My 15 year old is doing well w/ his asthma since being on Singulair, but his anger is unexplainable. He is also experiencing sensitivity to sound. Every bang, boom pushes him over the edge. Then someone found this link for me and it may answer all th - 31% more...
    Kimshops- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  2. link Mompower
    So glad you found information! I'm serious, when I found parentsforsafety.org I had googled "Sensory Processing Disorder and Mood Swings" thinking my daughter was showing signs of SPD.....this discovery has been life changing for my daughte - 38% more...
    Mompower- over a year ago
  3. link Tasha1825
    Side effects with Singulair in children
    My 10 year old son has been taking Singulair on and off for two years for his allergies, and the I started noticing that his behavior started to change. He was depressed, and he started shaking and making high-pitched noises from out of the blue. He - 85% more...
    Tasha1825- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  4. link Mompower
    Chris, thanks so much for sharing. It's unfortunate that our experiences sound so very similar! I was very ill too to discover such petrifying information about my child's medication,mind you completely on accident....I think it was sent to me from G - 70% more...
    Mompower- over a year ago
  5. link Avdad
    I too feel compelled to share my little dudes experience. My son started taking singulair 2 1/2 years ago. At first we loved it! His breathing was much better and was able to function close to normal- hockey, football ect...- we took him off of it la - 89% more...
    Avdad- over a year ago
  6. link Mompower
    Kate, first of all my condolences. My heart truly goes out to you and all parents/children that have been robbed in any way by Singulair. I'm still in shock from learning about all of this. I truthfully haven't discussed this with my daughter's docto - 58% more...
    Mompower- over a year ago
  7. link Kate2
    I am so sorry for you and your child! It seems to happen over and over again,child after child.........We are working on getting this information out to all who precribe ,but it is a daunting task! Merck has downplayed this to sooo many Physicians ,t - 63% more...
    Kate2- over a year ago
  8. link Avdad
    Do NOT give your child Singulair!!!
    I too, feel compelled to share my little dudes experience. My son started taking singulair 2 1/2 years ago. At first we loved it! His breathing was much better and was able to function close to normal- hockey, football ect...- we took him off of it l - 89% more...
    Avdad- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  9. link Dmcmom
    8 Year Old on Singulair for 5 years
    My almost 8-year has been on Singulair for the past 5 years. He's a very outgoing kid and does well in school but he does have big issues with listening and I have to repeat myself numerous times. It's as if he doesn't really comprehend what I'm sayi - 56% more...
    Dmcmom- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  10. link Dmcmom
    Thanks for your post. I will definitely do my research. I don't want him to be on Singulair anymore but have to find an alternative to his allergy reactions. I am also taking Singulair (past 3 years) and it has helped me tremendously but I think it d - 24% more...
    Dmcmom- over a year ago
  11. link Bvann
    My son is also 8. He was on this med starting at 2 years old. He had many many side effects from this drug that you can find on singulair adverse side effects website. We took him off at the start of kindergarten. He was having some behavior issues w - 73% more...
    Bvann- over a year ago
  12. link Dee13ss
    Singulair my wits, wits end, behavior problems, little children, nose bleeds
    My son just turned 5 years old. Singulair is the only medicine my son has been taking in these last few months. He had been off of it for about a year, until May 05 he started taking it again. His behavior became terrible. I did not put two and two t - 86% more...
    Dee13ss- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Singulair
  13. link Kishahartman
    Misflam - what happened next? I took my 6yr old off Zyrtec and Singulair three days ago. She seems to be worse in some regards but better in other ways. The "worse" parts are the lashing out. I mean, the reason I took her off is because I'm - 79% more...
    Kishahartman- over a year ago
  14. link Micah
    Singulair seizure type, lays down, seizures, arms and legs, horrible dreams
    My 6 year old son has had all of these more or less. He has been on Singulair for about 5 months. We took him off last Friday when he started having seizures. It is only now that we are connecting the things he has complained about. He is still going - 77% more...
    Micah- over a year ago - 25 Replies - in Singulair
  15. link Kishahartman
    My Molly was put on Singulair a year and a few months ago. She had started pre-K for a few hours each day. I guess being around other kids started the whole frequent illness thing that is so common. But she seemed to have it pretty bad, going from ea - 90% more...
    Kishahartman- over a year ago
  16. link Tammy31104
    my son thinks he had done things but he reallyhas not
    my 6 year old son has been having problems. friday night he told me and his dad that he just woken up because he had a bad dream, but the only thing is he had not even been asleep, also on saturday i asked him to get dressed so we could go out, about - 58% more...
    Tammy31104- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  17. link Bvann
    LOOK UP SINGULAIR WEBSITE FOR ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS. THAT IS HOW MY SON STARTED, WITH BAD DREAMS, LEG PAINS AND DIMINISHED APPETITE.
    Bvann- over a year ago
  18. link Tsimon
    My 7 Years son Behavioral
    I have a 7 year old son, that's been on singulair for at least 2 years. And he's been having behavioral problems @ school. His teacher and his principle told me that my son can't sit still in class, have outburst in class, and disruptive to other stu - 59% more...
    Tsimon- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  19. link Bvann
    Had this problem 2 years ago. It takes time alot of time. Do your research to protect your child. Trust me I have done it kindergarten thru 2cnd grade with teachers and school counselors. Keep your notes. My son gets good grades too. Its not ADHD. Al - 47% more...
    Bvann- over a year ago
  20. link Hcap
    I am very interested in knowing if it has made a diiference yet?
    Hcap- over a year ago
  21. link Cc73
    I bet you will. He may have a magnesium deficiency [76% of population are deficient]. There is a product called 'Natural Calm for Kids' that you can use and or Asthma Mist, a homeopathic remedy, that worked for us. No behavioral side effects!
    Cc73- over a year ago
  22. link Bvann
    SIDE EFFECTS
    EVERYBODY LOOK UP SINGULAIR ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS. JUDGE FOR YOURSEL, TAKE ACTION.
    Bvann- over a year ago - in Singulair
  23. link Amyalta
    13 year old has become severely depressed
    My 13 year old daughter had a moody Christmas holiday, what seemed like a lot of PMT...her asthma had been playing up too, and the Dr. prescribed Singulair. Within a day of the 1st dose had gone from merely moody teen to utterly despairing child. I s - 67% more...
    Amyalta- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Singulair
  24. link Flindy
    Same thing happened to my 12 year old.......a complete nightmare,was hospitalized for depression,wanted to die,never slept,hated and could not attend school,completely sure everybody was laughing at him.Diagnosed with social phobia,anxiety, and depre - 60% more...
    Flindy- over a year ago
  25. link Cc73
    She may have a magnesium deficiency [76% of population are deficient]. There is a product called 'Natural Calm for Kids' that you can use and or Asthma Mist, a homeopathic remedy, that worked for us. No behavioral side effects!
    Cc73- over a year ago
  26. link Squibby
    miss cranky pants on singulaire
    been on it for a year. irritable, cranky, anxious. and my asthma isn't any better. enough is enough.
    Squibby- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  27. link Marie62
    wean off singulair
    How can I safely wean myself off of singulair 10mg. dose I've taken nightly for about 1 1/2 years? I have been expierencing insomnia and joint pain.
    Marie62- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  28. link Dmcmom
    I have also been on 10 mg Singulair for about 3 years and experience insomnia and moodiness. Not sure if this is related but after reading about the different side effects I'm wondering if Singulair is the cause. It has helped me tremendously with my - 13% more...
    Dmcmom- over a year ago
  29. link Wandastanis
    For Breast Augmentation for Capsular Contraction???
    Please, can anybody relate? I have not read or heard about this anywhere. I have had several surgeries for breast augmentation due to capsular contraction (scar tissue forming and causing pain) and now my doctor wants me to take Singulair because he - 61% more...
    Wandastanis- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  30. link Diana240
    Hi, I am 48 years old and in the same situatuion. I have been taking Singular for 10 days and am seeing a big improvement in my right breast which had just a mild capsular contracture. It feels perfectly soft and natural now. In my left breast, which - 71% more...
    Diana240- over a year ago
  31. link Kloian1967
    Singulair heart palpitations, withdrawal symptoms, hallucinations, depression anxiety, mood swings
    I am currently experiencing withdrawal symptoms from Singulair. I feel like I have a horrible cold, I am having hallucinations, and am experiencing heart palpitations. My doctor told me that there were no side effects which was why i took it in the f - 40% more...
    Kloian1967- over a year ago - 20 Replies - in Singulair
  32. link T709
    I've been on Singulair for about two months. It does help my asthma but it's giving me terrible mood swings and depression. I also feel like my body is addicted to it. My mood swings are the worst when it gets near the time for my next dose. I'm goin - 24% more...
    T709- over a year ago
  33. 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