A 36-year-old male asked:
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is there a prescription medication that is stronger than clarinex (desloratadine) d? i've been taking it for over a week. allergies hit today like i've taken no meds.

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Plenty of options: Treatment of allergies include use of antihistmines, nasal steroids and immunotherapy. One's physician should be able to provide guidance.
Answered on Feb 28, 2018
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