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Singulair vs Accolate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 42

This is personalized comparison of Singulair vs Accolate for a male aged 42. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

On Jan, 23, 2014: 861 people are studied in Singulair vs Accolate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male37Asthma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Singulair montelukast sodiumnot specified
Accolate zafirlukastnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 37 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SingulairAccolate
Allergic Granulomatous Angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)Cough
AsthmaBronchospasm Nos (spasm of bronchial smooth muscle producing narrowing of the bronchi)
DepressionMyalgia (muscle pain)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
Headache (pain in head)Asthma
Drug IneffectiveAsthma Aggravated
Suicidal IdeationCondition Aggravated
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Status Asthmaticus (a asthma attack not responds to regular medicines)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SingulairAccolate
Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Blood Bilirubin Increased
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Hepatic Function Abnormal
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Allergic Granulomatous Angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)
Eosinophil Count Increased
Suicidal Ideation
Lung Infection
Anxiety

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SingulairAccolate
Allergic Granulomatous Angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)Cough
AsthmaBronchospasm Nos (spasm of bronchial smooth muscle producing narrowing of the bronchi)
DepressionMyalgia (muscle pain)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
Headache (pain in head)Asthma
Drug IneffectiveAsthma Aggravated
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Condition Aggravated
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Suicidal IdeationStatus Asthmaticus (a asthma attack not responds to regular medicines)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SingulairAccolate
Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Blood Bilirubin Increased
Eosinophil Count Increased
Suicidal Ideation
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Allergic Granulomatous Angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Hepatic Function Abnormal
Muscle Twitching
Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased

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Related topic: Accolate, Asthma, Singulair

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On eHealthMe, Singulair (montelukast sodium) is often used to treat asthma. Accolate (zafirlukast) is often used to treat asthma. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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