A 53-year-old female asked:
i'm taking accutane for severe cystic acne. i also get a lot of allergy. is it save to take allergy medication while on accutane?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
I believe you are ok: These are working on different systems. The best anti-allergy medicines for you may be those that are relatively non-drying to the mucosal surfaces. Should you develop nosebleeds, get with your primary care physician. As always, i'd welcome ideas from other healthtap physicians.
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Last updated Apr 26, 2013
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