Patient Comments: Asthma Medications - Side Effects

Do you have side effects from your asthma medications?

Comment from: K O, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 22

I use Advair and Ventolin but I am having really bad leg cramps at night. I can"t stand the pain and they make me feel sick and last about 20 minutes each and can travel to the other leg and lock another muscle.

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Comment from: sandra montoya, 13-18 Male (Caregiver) Published: May 22

My son is asthmatic and he was prescribed by his doctor a medicine called montelukast. So when my son takes this medicine, a few minutes later he starts a headache.

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