Generic Singulair® This prescription oral antileukotriene works to improve inflammation of the lining of the nose, providing powerful relief of congestion, runny nose, itchy nose, and sneezing.
Montelukast may cause upper respiratory infection, fever, headache, or sore throat. For more, please see additional important safety information.*Prescription medication requires a virtual doctor consultation. If appropriate, a licensed physician will prescribe a prescription treatment as part of your personalized treatment plan.
How it worksWhen triggered by allergens, your immune cells release leukotrienes that can lead to worsened allergy symptoms. Montelukast (an antileukotriene) blocks leukotriene receptors, providing relief for allergy (and other) symptoms.
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Allergist AdviceAntihistamines block histamines, but montelukast blocks leukotrienes, another agent of allergy mayhem. If you haven't had luck with antihistamines, it may be time to try a leukotriene blocker.
Dr. Amina Abdeldaim, MD MPHPicnic Medical Director
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Antileukotrienes are often purchased with eye drops
and soothing options
to stop all of your different symptoms right at their source
Azelastine eye dropsGeneric Optivar®This prescription-strength eye drop includes both antihistamines and inflammatory inhibitors to quickly clear up itchy, watery, and red eyes.
*A virtual doctor consultation is required prior to receiving a prescription medication
Saline nasal sprayThis natural nasal remedy nose what’s up (see what we did there?) when it comes to washing away allergens from your nasal passages.