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meperidine allergy medication

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Reactive rash +: Meperidine allergy is a classic allergic reaction. This typically involves rash and itching at multiple areas including the neck, trunk and limbs. S ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Demerol allergy: Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is a narcotic pain reliever. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anesthesiologist: Or experienced Pedodontist are the best to judge after examining the child, insufficient information and limited platform for assessment and decision ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Wasser
Specializes in Pediatrics
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or claritin: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works well but can be sedating, or paradoxically might cause hyperactivity. Claritin is a nice alternative, working for 24 ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience General Surgery
Allegra or Claritin (loratadine) : Allergy medicines are usully antihistamines first generation antihistamines like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) often make people sleepy. Second genera ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Depends: The choice of allergy medication depends on symptoms. There are several good over the counter antihistamines. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
It depends...: living with a cat or not. First, Keep the cat out of your living areas especially the bedroom. If living with a cat you need to take allergy medicatio ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many choices: There is no magic pill out there and it all depends on what symptoms your are trying to treat. A decongestant for a cold or flu is available is many d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: I occasionally use Benedryl in a infant if they get hives with a food reaction. Beyond that, antihistamines have little use in early childhood. Small ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Personally, I like Allegra or Allegra-D, if you have nasal congestion.
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