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what are allegra and xyzal used for

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies: Allegra and xyzal are two different types of antihistamines. They are called non sedating antihistamines as older antihistamines like Benadryl (diphe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
Not to my knowledge: They are all 24h formulations.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Duplication: I suggest using either product but not both: you are double dosing your antihistamines: Allegra-D and Xyzal. Do not mix these medications.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stay with xyzal (lev: If one class of antihistaminic is controlling ur symptoms, better stick to it, especially that xyzal (levocetirizine) is supposedly non sedating and d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ok: It would generally be ok to take Xyzal (levocetirizine) in the evening after taking an am Allegra, especially if there is a predominance of nighttime ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Depends on the condition. Most of the newer antihistamine may cover hay fever symptoms for nearly 24 hrs but would not be sufficient to control hives ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Mixing antihistamine: Generally, it's best to follow one's doctor's instructions. If not wanting to take Allegra twice a day, and wanting to add a different antihistamine s ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Some mucus is normal: Your therapies are to control symptoms, but your upper respiratory mucosa is still functional. If sneezing, congestion, runny nose, etc are controlled ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: It will likely work just as well as xyzal (levocetirizine) but for some unknown reason, some people tend to respond better to one antihistamine than o ... Read More

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