A 26-year-old male asked:
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i was waking up sneezing with itchy and runny nose and ithy eyes. i bought over the counter medicine rinialer 10mg tablets. is it good for this situation as i think it is an allergy and i normally go to the doctor before i take medicine. thanks.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Allergic reaction: Avoid possible triggers of an allergic reaction, including dust, pollen,mold and animal dander. Avoid smoke exposure. Rinse your hair, nasal passages and eyes with water. Continue the antihistamine as directed and add nasal saline and possibly an over the counter nasal steroid once daily to treat symptoms of an allergic reaction. Watch for signs of difficulty swallowing or breathing.
Answered on Apr 21, 2020
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Reasonable : This should be fine.One of the common features of over the counter medications is they have less potential for harm when taken.
Answered on Apr 21, 2020

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