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how much antihistamine can i take

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Antihistamine blocks h1 receptors, while Pepcid (famotidine) blocks h2 receptors, however if u r in doubt of taking any medicine: pls go to any hospit ... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
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Describe allergy: Antihistamines are traditionally used to treat allergic reactions. I am curious as to what exactly what happens to you in response to specific antihis ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Any: There are really almost any antihistamine that you could take including diphenhydramine, dicyclomine, and Hydroxyzine among the rest. Stay safe!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Non-sedating: Any long-acting non-sedating over the counter antihistamine should help - cetirizine, loratadine, or fexofenadine.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: Loratadine and fexofenadine are non-drowsy but the drowsy ones are better in controlling itching induced by histamine.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Pharmacist: The pharmacist has a list of medications to be avoided during pregnancy. Rinse nasal passages with saline and avoid triggers.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Kiindly visit your: doctor, you need to be examined first to decide wether you need an antibiotic, and to be prescribed safe medicines during breast feeding
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No value: Antihistamines have no value in the treatment of viral illnesses.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
For allergies: Antihistamines help the most with sneezing, watery drainage, and itching which are often seen with allergies. Older antihistamines (like benadryl) can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
41 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
22: At bedtime.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Shen
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Unclear: Different antihistamines have different potencies. 10 mg of Zyrtec is equivalent to 180mg of Allegra (fexofenadine). Mg doseage as in all medicines ... Read More

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