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allergic reaction to claritin symptoms

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes.: Sometimes you need a little more medication. I usually have my patients stick with the same antihistamine rather than take two different ones. I also ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not the best option: If true food allergy (antibody mediated), then second generation antihistamines (Loratadine, Zyrtec, Allegra) are of little benefit. Itching/hives fro ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
No contraindication: Okay to continue breastfeeding. Loratadine also safe to use during breastfeeding.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: But you need to stop the metronidazole, take the antihistamine and call your doctor
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: that claritin would help in this condition, you can try it, but don't exceed recommended dosage, only one tablet of 10 mg You need to see your doctor ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Dries more: Avoid dogs. Claritin will increase dryness. Instead you can drink tea with honey or use humidifier.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
allergy to meds: This is a complex problem. Best to make an appointment with an allergist to find out what you are allergic to and how to stay safe.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: You can try taking a couple claritin, but you won't likely get the same effect as benadryl (diphenhydramine). Good luck!
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Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact dermatitis: Sounds like you are suffering from allergic contact dermatitis from makeup product. OTC antihistamines can help with itch but the best treatment for c ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Whatever works better: some people respond differently to different medications, although in your case I recommend that you would see an allergist for evaluation, check out ... Read More
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