A female asked:

I have sulfa allergy. i have itching, burning rashes all over my body. can i take one claritin (24 hr) in the morning and two benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Gaber
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Allergic rash: You can take 4 10mg Claritin (loratadine) a day for chronic hives. Be sure it is Claritin (loratadine) plain without decongestant. Avoid Sulfite-containing foods like wine,dried fruits,radishes,potatoes,shrimp
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