Review: could Montelukast Sodium cause Rash?


Rash is found among people who take Montelukast Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Asthma . We study 3,741 people who have side effects while taking Montelukast sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Montelukast Sodium

Montelukast sodium has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Montelukast sodium 3,767 users)


Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 170,463 Rash patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

3,741 people reported to have side effects when taking Montelukast Sodium.
Among them, 116 people (3.1%) have Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Montelukast sodium cause Rash?

Time on Montelukast Sodium when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 87.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Montelukast Sodium *:

  • female: 64.91 %
  • male: 35.09 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Montelukast Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.97 %
  • 10-19: 5.13 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 14.1 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 24.36 %
  • 60+: 26.92 %

Severity if Rash when taking Montelukast Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (29 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (26 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (15 people)
  • Hypertension (11 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (29 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (14 people)
  • Lisinopril (13 people)
  • Albuterol (13 people)
  • Gabapentin (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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