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Claritin and hayfever medication

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy meds : Hello, I am asked this question quite often. Which otc allergy medication is best? My answer is for each person to try a medication and see which work ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You can, but...: You are unlikely to receive significant additional benefit from increasing the dose of loratadine in a case like this. Antihistamines are often inadeq ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Desensitization: There are other medications that can prescribed, depending on what is available in your country, steroid nasal sprays help with nasal congestion. Also ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Likely unrelated: 3yo kids often go through a transient period of stuttering that may last a few months. I can't attribute this to the med because it doesn't enter the ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Do not self-treat your 2 year old. Discuss the options with your child's pediatrician instead.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Both work...: But i tend to prefer Cetirizine because I have had a better personal experience and my patients generally do better with this treatment as well. Of co ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Cetirizine: Both are anti- histamines that help with the symptoms of hay fever. However, both my personal & professional experience has been that Cetirizine is mo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You can, if the Cold & Flu tablets don't contain an antihistamine, best wishes
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No, unless : You have high blood pressure, the phenylepherine component would increase your blood pressure further. In the USA this kind of drug isn't available OT ... Read More
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