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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in 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 antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy.
Answered on Jun 27, 2014

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