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A 50-year-old female asked:

i took a claritin (loratadine) this morning and 2 hours later no relief. watery eyes, and that constant feeling i need to sneeze. can i take anything else?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Nasal steroid: Nasal steroid is far more effective than antihistamine in relieving nasal symptoms but it does take a few days for it to give you optimal benefits. Nasal antihistamine , which requires a Rx, works much faster. If you don't get enough relief from both of the above, an allergy consult would be a good option.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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