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A 46-year-old female asked:

Have severe allergies but all antihistamines cause constipation and abdominal distress. what alternative treatment/medicine is available?

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Dr. Elizabeth Baker
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Certain nasal sprays: In the US, Nasacort (triamcinolone) just went over the counter-- works great for hay fever/resp allergies, nasal congestion, post nasal drip. For eye allergies, OTC drops like Opcon A are helpful. If you have skin allergies, itching, hives, etc, the best option is to talk to your doc. Sometimes a medication like singular can help, or certain topical medications. Good luck!

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Last updated Jul 11, 2014

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