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Medicine For Cat Flea Allergy
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
Flea Treatments: The goal of treatment is to get rid of the fleas by treating the home, pets, and outside areas with insecticide. Small children should not be in the home when insecticides are being used. Birds and fish must be protected during spraying. Home foggers and flea collars do not always work. If home treatments do not work, professional extermination may be needed. ...Read more
Are there any medicines I can take that can temporarily stop my allergies to cats? Anything that works well?
What to do if i need to know of a very good over-the-counter allergy medicine for people allergic to cats?
Has anyone found an allergy medicine that's very effective at treating allergies to cats? Is it OTC or prescription?
I love cats and really want to adopt one but i'm allergic. Is there a good allergy medicine i can take so i can get one?
Allergy shots: Allergy medications will not take you a long way if you want to live with a cat. I suggest you see an allergist, get tested then get allergy shots for cats before you get one. ...Read more
Best over-counter allergy medicine for dog/cat allergies. I don't know what the difference is between zyrtec, (cetirizine) clariton or alegra d. Thanks!
Best allergy med: Hello, all the medications you mentioned are otc antihistamines. Each one works in allergy and some people prefer one over the other.The Allegra (fexofenadine) d that you referred to has an added decongestant that may be helpful. Review these medications with your doctor or pharmacist to see which is best for you. ...Read more
Your allergist: First see your primary care doctor to determine if you have an allergy and then see an allergist to determine what you are allergic to. ...Read more