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is there a non drowsy over the counter medication for an allergic reaction

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: that's a common side effect, kindly read the labels carefully, also shouldn't take the decongestants if you have high blood pressure or a cardiac prob ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allegra (fexofenadine): Take 180 mg a day
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Allergies: good question. Not really taking the drug between 4 to 6 pm helps not the D form) as that is before things bloom adding in a nasal steroid spray (whi ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Xyzal (levocetirizine): You cold try xyzal (levocetirizine) taken at bedtime if you can get approval from your insurance company.it does work better than claritin ,etc
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Pollen: Try zyrtec and you may consider nasal rinses which some people find really helps. See your ENT md.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A.m.: Because most of the decongestant is released during the day, you may have insomnia if you take it at night- even then the lingering effect of the deco ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jura Adams
43 years experience Psychiatry
Escitalopram : It is not contraindicated to take decongestants with escitalopram. Just be aware that that combination may make you more drowsy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allegra (fexofenadine): If you are referring to over-the-counter antihistamines than Allegra (fexofenadine) is considered one of the most non-sedating on the market. Airline ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Margolin
39 years experience Family Medicine
Claritin (loratadine)?Zyrtec: Most of the over the counter preparations such as Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec are thought to be the least sedating of all antihistamines. It shou ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Should be ok at normal doses of hydrocodone (5-15 mg per dose, 3-4 times a day). At VERY high doses (more than 120 mg per day), there is a slight ris ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Zyrtec (cetirizine): zyrtec (cetirizine) is category B for pregnancy
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nonsedating meds: although in some cases, these are "less" sedating, one can try otc cetirizine, fexofenadine, or loratadine
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