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How long does an allergy pill stay in your body?

How long does an allergy pill stay in your body?

Depends: Multiple factors influence the duration of a medication in the body. Firstly, some medications are "short-acting" while others are "long-acting". Then, different bodies process medications faster than others. Finally, conditions which can affect removal (e.g. Kidney diseases) can cause a delay in elimination of the medication and therefore lingering effects. Typically 4-6h, 12h or 24h. ...Read more

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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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How long does an antibiotic stay in your body?

How long does an antibiotic stay in your body?

Depends.: Half-life of penicillin is a couple of hours; that of Azithromycin - several days. Other meds are in between. ...Read more

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How long does an antibiotic stay in your system for?

How long does an antibiotic stay in your system for?

Depends.: Half-life of penicillin is a couple of hours; that of Azithromycin - several days. Other meds are in between. ...Read more

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How long does Allegra-D stay in your system?

How long does Allegra-D stay in your system?

12 or 24 hours: allegra-d 12 hours, stays for 12 hours, as well the 24 hours preparation, stays for 24 hours, it's a combo medicine, ...Read more

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For how long does hydrocodone stay in your body after it is taken?

Half life: Depends of you used it acutely or chronically. The half-life is 4, 8 hrs. So expect it to last 25 hrs from the last use. ...Read more

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After eating a problem food allergen, how long does it take to show up in body symps? And how long does it take to exit system? Thanks Dr!

After eating a problem food allergen, how long does it take to show up in body symps? And how long does it take to exit system? Thanks Dr!

2 hours: Most allergic responses occur within 2 hours although reaction to red meat may not come on until 3-6 hours later. Most allergic responses from food should subside in less than a day. As for how long traces of the food may remain in your body, it would depend on the kind of food. ...Read more

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How long does amoxicillin stay in your system after you take it? I guess the active life in hours? (how long would it cause side effects).

How long does amoxicillin stay in your system after you take it? I guess the active life in hours? (how long would it cause side effects).

Varies by dose and…: if other (interacting) meds/supplements R being taken. Half-life is 61.3 min; 60% of the dose is excreted in urine 6-8 hrs after dose. Generally a med is cleared from the system within 10 half-live, thus about 10 hours. Other meds may prolong its presence in the body; so side effects may last longer. Depending on what side effects U R having, U may need to seek medical help quickly (swollen throat ...Read more

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How long does it take for the hormones in nuvaring to leave your body after you have taken it out?

How long does it take for the hormones in nuvaring to leave your body after you have taken it out?

Hours to days: Your fertility will generally return within days to weeks, but it can be extremely variable. ...Read more

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Hi how long does norethisterone stay in your system ? And what can i use or do to flush it out?

Hi how long does norethisterone stay in your system ? And what can i use or do to flush it out?

Need more info: I wonder why you want to flush it out. If it is because if a significant side effect you should contact the physician who prescribed it. On the average in can take 3-5 days to leave your system. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for your body to get used to a change in birth control?

How long does it usually take for your body to get used to a change in birth control?

3 months: Typically it takes your system up to three months sometimes to adjust to a different form of pill ...Read more

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How long does Plan B stay in your system, because I have to take a body detox?

A few days: The hormones will be out of your system within a few days to maybe a week at tops. However, the effects on dementia cyclamate last for 2 to 3 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does levonorgestrel stay in your body?

How long does levonorgestrel stay in your body?

Days: Levonorgestrel binds to proteins in the blood and is eventually eliminated through mostly urine and some in feces. The amount of time for half of the drug to be eliminated is about 17-24 hours, 3/4 gone by 36-48 hours, 7/8 gone by 2-3 days, etc. For all practical purposes you can assume it is all gone in about 5 days. ...Read more

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If you eat a marijuana edible will it stay in your system longer opposed to smoking it? and exactly how long will it stay in your system?

If you eat a marijuana edible will it stay in your system longer opposed to smoking it? and exactly how long will it stay in your system?

Ingestion vs smoking: is the same. Some of the breakdown products will accumulate in body stores (fat). Recurrent exposures will lead to larger quantities of the fat soluble terpenes being temporarily stored in fat. ...Read more

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How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help ?

How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help ?

Only hours: Clindamycin is only around for a few hours. It should be completely gone by 24 to 36 hours. Reactions are commonly caused by histamine. Any antihistamine such as tagamet or Zantac (ranitidine) may provide some relief as well. You should make sure your doctor knows about your issues in case you need something stronger like steroids. ...Read more

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How long does it take for azithromycin to react in your body?

Not sure.: Not sure exactly what you mean. Azithromycin is an antibiotic. Blood levels rise and become effective against susceptible bacteria within about 30 minutes. However, in established infections there may not be improvement in symptoms noted for a few days. If the organism is not susceptible to Azithromycin there may be no improvement at all. ...Read more

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How does Plan B work, and how long does the medication stay in your body?

How does Plan B work, and how long does the medication stay in your body?

Preventing ovulation: The medication works by inhibitting ovulation. Thus, no egg, no pregnancy! the half-life of the medication varies greatly ranging from 11 to 45 hours and so it is difficult to say for sure. Based on this, it stays in the body for about 2.5 days to just over 1 wk. If you still have question, post it here or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more