FDA Acknowledges Neuropsychiatric Side Effects of Singulair

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A big thank you to Jenna of Parents United for Pharmaceutical Safety and Accountability for the FDA update on the negative side effects that children on Singulair experienced (read Asthma, Singulair and Depression for our story). Updated Information on Leukotriene Inhibitors: Montelukast (marketed as Singulair), Zafirlukast (marketed as Accolate), and Zileuton (marketed as Zyflo and Zyflo CR) 6/12/2009 Updated information Neuropsychiatric events have been reported in some patients taking montelukast (Singulair), zafirlukast (Accolate), and zileuton (Zyflo and Zyflo CR). FDA {Read More}

Arizona Special Ed Restraints Bill – Call to Action

Posted with permission: *** As some of you know, there has been some press recently on the dangers of restraints/holds for our Special Education students in schools. There have been over 10 deaths nationwide from using these practices on our children. We had the opportunity to meet with Senator Huppenthal and Representative Crandall (the Education chairs in the Senate and House). Senator Huppenthal is running a bill to establish a task force on restraints/seclusion and we need your help to {Read More}