Doctor insights on:
Anti Histamine Cream
She was stung by common nettles - a huge amount of them but they pain hasn't subsided over 4 hours despite anti histamine cream, cold bath and aloe Vera and ibuprofen - should pain still be felt after this amount of time ?
Age for submissions: I am sorry but Health Tap requires you to be at least 16 years old to submit a question. You can have an adult or someone who is 15 or older submit a question for you. ...Read more
Histamine is an organic nitrogen compound involved in local immune responses as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter. Histamine triggers the inflammatory response. As part of an immune response to foreign pathogens, histamine is produced by basophils and by mast cells found ...Read more
Hi I have random like sweat pimples but there everywhere on my body and i've tried anti histamines and steroid cream and it's not working getting wors?
Rash: You may be describing hyperkaratosis pilaris, check out internet pictures. It could be a benign condition. ...Read more
I have a big, red "spot" on my face which is not disappearing. I have tried spot creams, skin healing creams & taking anti-histamine tabs.?
Hard to say : Could be a multitude of rashes needs evaluation if not resolving. ...Read more
There is a rash on the right side of my stomach its in a band it's small red and itchy been there for 1 week now i've tried creams and anti histamine?
See doctor: The pattern and location of the rash can be helpful. Itchy, burning, blistering rashes that are in a band like pattern may be "shingles" which is from the varicella -zoster virus which causes chicken pox. The reactivation can occur under times of stress. The rash will follow a "dermatome" which is the nerve root pattern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many choices: There are many excellent choices for antihistamines that are effective for treating hayfever. The new generation products work well and have few side effects. These include zyrtec (cetirizine), Allegra (fexofenadine), Claritin (loratadine), Clarinex (desloratadine) and xyzal (levocetirizine). The good news is that they are available without a prescription and most are available in several forms. ...Read more
Not bad, but...: Not bad, but an anithistamine is better at treating allergies and hay fever than cold symptoms. For the congestion caused by colds, decongestants are preferred. However, a number of cold medications contain sedating antihistamines, mainly to help you sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allegra (fexofenadine): Allegra is an anti-histamine which, according to a detailed ingredient list, does not contain lactose. See http://www.Drugs.Com/pro/allegra.Html. I would recommend getting the name brand Allegra though instead of generic fexofenadine since some generic forms may contain lactose. ...Read more
Yes----BUT: There is no point to taking both antihistamines. Dose varies with the condition and with the person. No antihistamine is useful for itching except if there is urticaria (hives). Sedative effect with polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) means you should not drive for 8 hrs after use. ...Read more
What will happen to the antihistamine , if histamine is not even presentreaction what will my body do with that antihistamine?
Say again: Try again, Joe. What is your question? ...Read more
Our child she is 14 month she get itching in her body before two months she take anti histamine drug and ant_inflammatory drugs for several times but?
Moisturizing lotion: Are there any rashes? Your child needs to do allergy test to see if your doctor can figure out what she is allergic to. Has any blood test being done to rule out other causes of itching? See your doctor to determine the cause. A moisturizing lotion will take care of itching caused by dry skin. ...Read more
Package instructions: The package instructions will give the recommended dosages for over the counter medication. Prescriptions will give the proper dosing of antihistamines and other medications. Usual dosing takes into account other medications you might be taking plus a margin of safety. When in doubt, ask your physician. ...Read more
It depends: There are several formulations out and each is unique. Luckily, these are relatively safe drugs. Treat them with respect! ...Read more
Some can, some won't: I have had 2 yo kids develop the skill needed to handle taking a pill or tablet. Whether it is the proper dose at that age would depend on the medication. ...Read more
Increase of effect: One or two drinks probably won't be much of an issue, because alcohol becomes a sedative/depressant after a couple of drinks. Antihistamines can be sedating and mixing the two likely will increase the effect of sedation which can impair your judgement/ability to operate machinery etc...If u do so in evening and staying home, should be safer! be good. Just don't drink and drive. Good luck. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Anti histaminics
- Anti histamine eye drops
- Benadryl anti histamine
- Non drowsy anti histamine
- Anti histamine diet
- Best anti histamine for hives
- Is there an anti histamine medicine which does not have lactose in it?
- What anti histamine can you take with glaucoma?
- Natural anti histamines