A 31-year-old female asked:
Which medication should i take if i get stung by a bee whilst trailrunning (and not get drowsy). not sure if i am allergic ?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Bee venom allergy: you don't know if you are allergic to bee venom, and you want to protect yourself in case of accidental exposure, and don't get drowsy. Less sedating antihistamines as loratadine or cetirizine, see which one doesn't cause drowsiness and keep it handy. Epinephrine pen may be needed if u r extremely allergic, precautions to not attract bees: avoid bright light colors,exposed sugars, open soda cans,.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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