Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

medicine for cat flea allergy

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Flea Collar Risks: What is the reasoning for wearing them in the first place? Is this because of a job involving being around flea carriers? I would not suggest the wear ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
They are not : Effective on humans and the chemical they contain can make you ill.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Are you wearing one?: Why? Do you have fleas?
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
YES !!! if it is a: Human wearing the collar. They are not effective on humans and the chemicals they contain can cause illness.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Flea Treatments: The goal of treatment is to get rid of the fleas by treating the home, pets, and outside areas with insecticide. Small children should not be in the h ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Yes : Any anti-histamine will lessen your symptoms ; but the real problem is the allergen(cat).Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) first for night-time allergy, ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Selter
37 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Cat allergy: Most patients allergic to cats will do well with zyrtec, xyzal (levocetirizine) or allegra. However, depending on how sensitive you are, you may requi ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: As with any allergy, otc antihistamines, claritin, zyrtec, or Allegra are good choices. If these do not provide adequate relief, discuss possible nasa ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cat allergy: Allerga or zyrtec (cetirizine) taken an hour before contact with the cat should work, if you live with one, go see an allergist and get desensitized f ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: As with any allergy, otc antihistamines, claritin, zyrtec, or Allegra are good choices. If these do not provide adequate relief, discuss possible nasa ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy shots: Allergy medications will not take you a long way if you want to live with a cat. I suggest you see an allergist, get tested then get allergy shots for ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Best allergy med: Hello, all the medications you mentioned are otc antihistamines. Each one works in allergy and some people prefer one over the other.The Allegra (fexo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month