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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can i take canesten oral while taking reaction allergy medicine?

Can i take canesten oral while taking reaction allergy medicine?

No: Not if you are taking allergy medicine for canesten oral ingredients, nor take it if you are taking astemezole, or have terfenadine laying around since it has been off market for couple of years now (also known as seldane). ...Read more

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What allergy meds can I take while taking zyrtec (cetirizine)?

What allergy meds can I take while taking zyrtec (cetirizine)?

Allergy: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is an antihistamine, so you would be safe taking an inhaled steroid like fluticasone. You can also use a decongestant like sudafed. If you have itchy eyes there are also prescription eye drops that can help and are safe to take while on an antihistamine. ...Read more

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Dr. Neil Kao Dr. Kao
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Does cetirizine (aka zyrtec) allergy medication contain any stimulant components?

Dr. Neil Kao Dr. Kao
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Does cetirizine (aka zyrtec) allergy medication contain any stimulant components?

No: Cetirizine is also marketed with pseudoefedrine, which can be a stimulant in some people. Avoid zyrtec-d. ...Read more

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Could taking D3 tablets trigger food allergy reactions or bad side effects?

Could taking D3 tablets trigger food allergy reactions or bad side effects?

Vitamin D pills: Vitamin d has many beneficial effects on the human body and many of us are deficient in our blood levels of it . Reactions to supplements containing it are rare but could occur depending on the other ingredients in the pill or capsule. It's more likely to decrease allergic reactions than to increase them, and can be beneficial to asthmatics ...Read more

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How is xevor tablet for allergy?

How is xevor tablet for allergy?

Antihistamine: Xevor is a brand name for levo-cetirizine. This antihistamine is the mirror-image isomer of Cetirizine (zyrtec). Theoretically, the r-isomers are the "active" part of the medication, so less medication should provide similar relief. It should work as well or perhaps better than zyrtec. ...Read more

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Can I take cetrizine tablet daily for allergic cold..I have a cold & dust allergy?

Can I take cetrizine tablet daily for allergic cold..I have a cold & dust allergy?

Cetirizine not 4 URI: Cetirizine is an effective antihistamine for many allergic individuals and as long as it is effective and tolerated it can be taken daily. Antihistamines, however do little to minimize the symptoms associated with upper respiratory infections (colds). ...Read more

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What is allergy tablets do?

What is allergy tablets do?

Allergy tablets: Most allergy tablets are medications that fall into the category of antihistamines that block the effect of histamine. This treats symptoms such as sneezing, itching, runny nose, etc. Sometimes antihistamines are combined with decongestants to help with stuffy nose. Studies are evaluating "allergy tablets" that may work similar to allergy shots where the tablet contains the pollen, etc. ...Read more

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Canu take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy medicine if taking medicine for congested heart failure?

Canu take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy medicine if taking medicine for congested heart failure?

Be Careful: You can, but be careful. Patients with heart failure will usually be on a lot of medications and the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may interact with them. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will make you sleepy and may affect your breathing. This could make your symptoms worse. ...Read more

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I took allegra (fexofenadine) allergy relief one tablet and ibuprofen together . Is this okay?

I took allegra (fexofenadine) allergy relief one tablet and ibuprofen together . Is this okay?

Yes.: Allegra (fexofenadine) and Ibuprofen together do not normally cause adverse drug reactions. Allegra (fexofenadine) can be taken regularly safely for long periods. I always advise caution against taking Ibuprofen daily for long periods of time. ...Read more

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Allergy shots or antihistamine pills which works better?

Allergy shots or antihistamine pills which works better?

Allergy shots: antihistamines only cover up symptoms and don't cure anything. Allergy shots treat the cause and that is why with successful immunotherapy you can get rid of antihistames. One complication of nasal allergy treated symptomatically is development of asthma. On the other hand if you treat the cause you prevent complications ...Read more

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Does fexofenadine hydrochloride help with allergic rhinitis?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Does fexofenadine hydrochloride help with allergic rhinitis?

Yes it can: but you need to take it on regular basis during the season, or anytime during the year if you have persistent symptoms, if it doesn't work see your doctor ...Read more

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If i've conjunctivitis allergy, can it heal by allergy injection therapy ?Tried allergy meds : allegysal, patanol (olopatadine) and avil, Claritin loratadine, please help

If i've conjunctivitis allergy, can it heal by allergy injection therapy ?Tried allergy meds : allegysal, patanol (olopatadine) and avil, Claritin loratadine, please help

Yes: Treatment of allergic conjunctivitis starts with eliminating or avoiding the allergen as well as rinsing the allergen from your eyes with plain water (reduces the allergen load). Allergy shots can help as can oral allergy meds. There are eye drops that help a great deal also. Steroid eye drops are very effective but are not used long term due to risk of glaucoma and cataract. ...Read more

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How many Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy liquid gels does an adult take?

How many Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy liquid gels does an adult take?

Look at insert: All otc medicines will have dosing instructions on the bottle, the packaging or there will be an insert. Refer to that guide for the appropriate dose of benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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Do cetirizine or benedryl hayfever tabets effect tegretol epilepsy tablets?

Do cetirizine or benedryl hayfever tabets effect tegretol epilepsy tablets?

Yes: Both antihistamines show an adverse reaction of psychomotor depression (drowsy, fatigue, lethargy, etc..) when combined with carbamazepine. This is only a possibility, but it would be best to avoid mixing any of these medications. Fexofenadine does not have this interaction. ...Read more

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What other allergy tablets can I take with fexofenadine 180 mg?

What other allergy tablets can I take with fexofenadine 180 mg?

Allergy Meds: Hello, you could add a nasal saline spray to assist your medical plan for allergy. A rx for an intranasal steroid spray and/or singulair (montelukast) may be added to your therapy. These medications must be prescribed by your doctor. An additional dose of fexofenadine is sometimes effective for worsening symptoms. I recommend reviewing this option with your doctor. ...Read more