Singulair Side Effects

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  1. link Ttruher
    Taking 5 yr old off singulair - how long do behavioral side effects last?
    We're taking our 5 year old off of singulair to see if maybe some of the severe aggressiveness, inflexibility and difficulty with frustration are as bad off of it as they are on. While it clearly has helped his asthma, I just realized that these are - 66% more...
    Ttruher- over a year ago - 10 Replies - in Singulair
  2. link Liliya
    Hello, I from Russia, Singulair to us too recommended to accept the doctor, but we read a set of responses and discussions and we do not know as us to arrive. Tell please, whether to your children it became better after preparation reception (I speak - 21% more...
    Liliya- over a year ago
  3. link Liliya
    Hello, I from Russia, Singulair to us too recommended to accept the doctor, but we read a set of responses and discussions and we do not know as us to arrive. Tell please, whether to your children it became better after preparation reception (I speak - 21% more...
    Liliya- over a year ago
  4. link Kara1973
    I meant to say he has been off for five seven weeks. His tics finally lessened last week and he is better overall. He has days of hyper behavior and some volatility which was never his norm. I hope it continues to taper off. We are starti - 57% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  5. 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
  6. link Kara1973
    Kidchef...your post is so helpful. My six year old had been on singulair seasonally and the spring he developed tics and other behavior issues. He has improved but it is almost six weeks off and the tics are still there...less but there. I still see - 35% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  7. link Momof1son
    Singulair night terros, facial tic, poor appetite, stomach pains, dark circles
    I discovered my son's side effects from singulair a little over 2 years ago. He had used Singulair for approx 3 years. I did not recognize that he was suffering side effects until his ped increased his dosage to 5mg. At that point, it was loud and cl - 86% more...
    Momof1son- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Singulair
  8. link Kara1973
    2224...I am wondering if your son's tics ever went away. My six year old is suffering from tics that move throughout the body and other behavior changes. The neuro Obits believes it is the singulair as well. It has been 5 weeks off the medicine and h - 24% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  9. link Lucy212
    Singulair stomach area, tight tops, gaining weight, calves, weight gain
    I'm very happy I came across this site and now I know I'm not alone. I'm 32, exercise 4x week, and eat really healthy. I was considered slim but now I feel like I've gain some weight around my stomach area. My calves also look swollen. I started taki - 78% more...
    Lucy212- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Singulair
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    Anonymous- over a year ago
  11. link Onelove10
    A week after I stopped, there was a noticeable difference. By the second week I was back to normal. I will never take Singulair again. Best of luck to you!
    Onelove10- over a year ago
  12. link Dena1663
    OCD like symptoms
    My son started taking Singulair when he was 3 for severe allergies. Around that time we started noticing "OCD like issues"....would no longer wear jeans, shoe shopping was a nightmare because he would cry that the shoes were flip flopping o - 77% more...
    Dena1663- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Singulair
  13. link Kikoi
    Luckly I did stop taking the meds and it went away :D
    Kikoi- over a year ago
  14. link Kikoi
    Yea I had SOOOOOOOOO many probelms with singular because of the adverse reactions I got :( I also had OCD symptoms with singular . I would constantly wash my hands :(
    Kikoi- over a year ago
  15. link Flindy
    been there done that,at least you now have your answers,my son was eleven when he started singulair,three years of hell then began,not right away,that would have been to easy to make the connection,but slowly over time.Not sleeping,nightmares,OCD,str - 74% more...
    Flindy- over a year ago
  16. link Kikoi
    My adventure with Singular
    I started taking singular in my a little while ago. Since then I've noticed i been having chills,sleepless nights, sweating really bad at night. Ive also had SEVERE HYPERSENTIVY in my legs and very sentive to flashing and Bright lights. Ive also had - 74% more...
    Kikoi- over a year ago - 11 Replies - in Singulair
  17. link Kikoi
    @Cvallenilla Wow :( I'm really sorry that ur baby had to go thru this :( I know ur daughter was scared :( But I'm sooooooo :D that she is feeling better :) give me an update on how she is doing now :)
    Kikoi- over a year ago
  18. 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
  19. link Kara1973
    My typos are awful..sorry.
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  20. link Kara1973
    Hey...while he had tendencies of those things he wis a happy go lucky boy. The energy level is just so amplified and he even started saying that he hates to look in the mirror, that he hates things, etc. some are disturbing. My son was always an ener - 79% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  21. link Sandwolf2112
    My daughter has been off for 15 days now and the tics are subsiding so that I hardly notice them. I asked her if they were still occuring and she said that they are almost gone and she doesn't feel she "needs" to do them anymore. She said s - 85% more...
    Sandwolf2112- over a year ago
  22. link Momof5yearold
    And if anyone if filing a lawsuit against Merck- let me know! I'm happy to share our experience to help others.
    Momof5yearold- over a year ago
  23. link Kara1973
    My son is off 6days now and the tics are head to toe. The neurologist today said its OCD, ADHD and tics...possibly future Tourette's. This is insane as a month ago he was a regular little boy with lots of energy and always sweet and kind. I am meetin - 57% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  24. link Kara1973
    We are experiencing the same thing with my 6 year old son. He was on Singulair last spring and for 26 days this spring. I noticed his energetic self was amplified big time and he was fresh and nasty at times which is very unlike him. 26 days into the - 68% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  25. link Concernedcitizen
    Singulair mast cells, mast cell, dust mites, asthma sufferers, immune cells
    Why does Singulair cause these symptoms? I am going to give my explanation which is only a HYPOTHESIS. This should not be categorized as any thing but an educated guess. This is not backed by scientific research because nobody will do any research th - 96% more...
    Concernedcitizen- over a year ago - 20 Replies - in Singulair
  26. link Kara1973
    Yes I am in the Doylestown area. His tics are less disturbing and the stomach clenching is less frequent. They are still basically constant but I am hopeful as it is a bit better. Were your son's tics all the time? My email is so - 38% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  27. link Keepcalm23
    Hi Kara1973, Our son was also having tics or seizures (still not sure which), has now been off singulair for about 2 months and the severity of the seizures has lessened dramatically. He still has strange side to side eye movements several times a we - 65% more...
    Keepcalm23- over a year ago
  28. link Momof5yearold
    Kara1973, Are you in the Philly area?
    Momof5yearold- over a year ago
  29. link Kara1973
    This gives me hope that my sons tics are from singulair...I truly believe this. The neurologist at CHoP diagnosed him advanced OCD..ADHD and tic disorder with a possible future of Tourette's. I was shocked as three weeks ago he was an typical 6 year - 53% more...
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  30. link Jadams98
    Singulair Withdrawal
    I am 17 years old, very healthy, athlete, great student, ext until about 3 weeks ago when I stopped taking Singulair. My life turned into hell within two days of stopping singulair. I had an awful numb sensation in my head, I could no longer feel emo - 52% more...
    Jadams98- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Singulair
  31. link Kara1973
    Did your son's tics go away? We stopped Singulair 3 days ago adn the tics are worse. I do see him acting more happy and fun and loving like he usually is. He is still very hyper. Please tell me this will go away.
    Kara1973- over a year ago
  32. link St123199
    Singulair cavities, baby teeth, floss, fortunately, root canal
    I have a six year old son who has asthma. He has been taking singulair and Flovent every day for 4 years. He also has a lot of the side effects that I see listed on this site. I was wondering if anyone with children taking Singulair have more cavitie - 65% more...
    St123199- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Singulair
  33. link Purpledawn
    my son has really badly damaged teeth its to do with all the steroids they make ashma suffers take it does something to thiere density or something his teeth are worn down to the gums crumbling away nothing they can do except pull them all out. also - 52% more...
    Purpledawn- over a year ago
  34. 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
  35. link Kikoi
    @Gam91 How is ur son doing :)? I'm better ! The burning in my thighs is still there but not as bad :)
    Kikoi- over a year ago