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Can Montelukast be taken during pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

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Posted on Fri, 23 Oct 2015 in Pregnancy
Question: Can I use montek lc tab during missed period time like in 3rd week of pregnancy time
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Better to avoid during pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Montelukast is used for allergy or bronchial asthma.
It is to be used in pregnancy only when benefit is more than risk.
It is better to avoid as it may also cause some congenital malformations.
Discuss with your treating doctor for other mode of remedies.
Why are you taking the medication?
Hope you found the answer helpful.
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Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN specialist
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