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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: It is not a good idea because of the increased risk of side effects from taking multiple similar meds.

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A male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: but why? is it because a side effect of the drug, like itching? if so, better stop the Acamprosate and call/see your doctor, wish you well
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
DETAILS?????: What are you treating? Which antihistamines? How many of each? There are easy answers after the details are given. No answer is possible without this ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Day or so: Medications that last for 4 hours or so are probably completely gone with a day or so.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
62 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
With what?: If you are thinking about drinking alcohol, do not do it. Antihistamines might potentiate the effect of alcohol.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
72 hrs: The biologic effects no longer than 72 hours even though the drug may still be detectable for up to a couple of weeks with certain antihistamines.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Feeling better?: The symptoms that they are intended to treat improve.
A male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly OK.: It probably won't hurt you, but you gotta wonder if it is helping you. I can imagine combinations of a topical antihistamine, a good general non seda ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: New generation antihistamines (claritin, zyrtec, (cetirizine) allegra) will decrease itching, runny nose and sneezing associated with allergies. They ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Please define your symptoms from the medications. Theoretically someone can be reacting to a coating on the tablets, but rarely do people react to ant ... Read More

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