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Doctor insights on: Allegra D Vs Claritin D

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What can cause shortness of breath, when albuterol doesn't work, these are real physical symptoms not anxiety. Have tried albuterol, corticosteroids, allegra-d, nexium, prozac, muscle relaxers, and claritin-d.Have seen doctors and specialists inluding pul

What can cause shortness of breath, when albuterol doesn't work, these are real physical symptoms not anxiety. Have tried albuterol, corticosteroids, allegra-d, nexium, prozac, muscle relaxers, and claritin-d.Have seen doctors and specialists inluding pul

Well : Well presence of allergies, hyper inflated lungs on cxr and dyspnea suggest asthma. You can have normal pfts (pulmonary function tests) ad still have asthma.I am not sure you have been tried on but usually you need blood test or skin test for allergies and a total ige level ( blood test). You could try inhalers on regular basis for example advair or Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) on twice a day basis and see if this will help you symptomatically. Some times treatment of asthma can become difficult and will need some patience at your and your doctors end. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Fexofenadine (Definition)

Fexofenadine, previously marketed under the brand name allegra, is an antihistamine similar to ...Read more


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Can i take Claritin (loratadine) d after taking allegra d?

Can i take Claritin (loratadine) d after taking allegra d?

No: Both have pseudoepinedrine in them and too much could cause your blood pressure to increase, your heart to race and would make you jittery. ...Read more

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Hi i took the regular Claritin (loratadine) this morning and my nose is very congested can i take the allegra d now or should i wait until the morning?

Hi i took the regular Claritin (loratadine) this morning and my nose is very congested can i take the allegra d now or should i wait until the morning?

Yes: You can, unless contraindicated to take a decongestant, but don't do that frequently (combine antihistamines). The decongestant might affect your sleep. Keep using the saline nasal washes though, if not better in few days , better see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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I know there is clariten d and allegra d for allergies, but are there any eye drops and nasal sprays that are equally effective?

I know there is clariten d and allegra d for allergies, but are there any eye drops and nasal sprays that are equally effective?

Nasal sprays: Topical steroid nasal sprays are available by prescription. They are the most effective treatment for allergies affecting the nose and some have shown improvement in eye symptoms as well. They are safe and 1 product is approved by fda for use down to 2 years old. It's well worth a trip to the doctor. Avoid over the counter nasal sprays; a person can develop dependency and rebound if over used. ...Read more

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Can I take excedrin if I'm taking benzonatate and Claritin-D?

Can I take excedrin if I'm taking benzonatate and Claritin-D?

Which excedrin?: avoid the excedrin formulation with caffiene, as it can interact with the claritin-d (the 'd' part), you can take only plain tylenol, wish you wellness ...Read more

Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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Claritin (Definition)

Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Allegra (Definition)

Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more