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Which one better for sinus infection? claritin, (loratadine) allegra, zyrtec

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Dr. Jeffrey Factor
37 years experience
None of these: These medications are antihistamines which counter the affects of allergies. They are not antibiotics which are typically prescribed for sinus infections. Decongestants and sinus rinses may help with the symptoms associated with the sinus infection, but these antihistamine medications, in my experience, do little for this condition.
Last updated Mar 18, 2020


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