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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: What is best is what would work the best for you since everyone responds to medication differently. Although we tend to use more topical sprays for n ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Varies: Each child may respond differently to allergy medicines, all of the second generation antihistamines can be effective. These include loratadine, Ceti ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ALLERGY RX: What kind of allergy? The best is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) one tsp. 2 -3 x a day. Steroid cream for skin lesions. Severe allergies like urticaria, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal steroid: Since antihistamine alone does not decongest the nose, a decongestant is often combined with it to provide this effect. Unfortunately decongestant us ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pseudoephedrine: Decongestants work best for nasal congestion, and there is only one over the counter medication that works well for this problem, and that is pseudoep ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy: Ask your pharmacist what he recommends or see your doctor.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehmet Basaran
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
OTC antihistamines: The best treatment is to be dog free. However, otc antihistamines and prescription nasal sprays can be helpful.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrice Hirning
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Allergy medications: Unfortunately there is no "best" brand. Different patients respond better to one medication than to another. Loratadine, diphenhydramine, fexofenadine ... Read More
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A 47-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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