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Will Claritin help with antibiotic reaction

A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Steroids,: either in spray or oral form, can help reduce nasal congestion associated with sinus infections in people who cannot take traditional decongestants. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The anti-viral Tamiflu is often added to such a treatment plan and should work with the listed meds. However, it has its best effect when it is added ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
H2 blockade: Some believe that tagamet, (cimetidine) a "blocker" of another histamine receptor (histamine 2) may enhance the effect of histamine 1 "blocker" but th ... Read More
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Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Histamine blocker: Tagamet (cimetidine) is an h2-blocker. Although the histamine pathway this is mainly involved with is for acid blockade, to a certain extent it can al ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Stuffy. : If you have a sinus infection, the antibiotic may just need a little more time to really kick in. That being said, you may want to consider (1) inhali ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatric allergists: have been known to suggest additional Benedryl doses in addition to long acting antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine) or Zyrtec for break throu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
17 years experience Pediatrics
Possible habit cough: Occasionally a child develops a habit of coughing, like sucking their thumb. It's not something they think about doing, it just happens. They aren't ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sinusitis Rx: Traditional regimen for treatment of bacterial sinusitis frequently consists of a combination of antibiotics, decongestants (pseudoephedrine, phenylep ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Belinda Stillman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The antibiotic may decrease the effectiveness of the oral contraceptive.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Irritant: I have seen a few patients who have similar symptoms after using whitening toothpaste. If you do use it, consider stopping its use. Consider stoppin ... Read More
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