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which non prescription allergy pill is safe for high blood pressure?

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Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamines: Any over the counter antihistamine without a decongestant is safe with high blood pressure. Antihistamines do not raise blood pressure. Advise 2nd generation, minimally sedating antihistamine such as zyrtec, allegra, Claritin (loratadine) (listed in order of descending histamine blocking effect). Less expensive generic equivalents are available. If ineffective consult an md.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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