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Medicine For Loratadine Allergy
Not sure: Not sure what this is asking but any medication should be purchased by an adult and the directions on the label should be followed. ...Read more
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
Adult: All otc meds should be purchased by and the use supervised by an adult - 18 years and older. ...Read more
No: Antihistamines don't interact with birth hormonal control. ...Read more
Can my 7 yr old daughter take claritin (loratadine) allergy medicine with antibiotics azithrom doctor gave bromfed. Strep throat and running nose and sneezing bad?
Exposure: All allergies are developed by an immune system reaction to the substance in question. Therefore, allergy requires previous exposure. If you are prone to allergy problems, you can develop an allergy to a particular substance at anytime after you become exposed to it. It sometimes take only a few exposures and other times it takes many exposures. ...Read more
Confirm, alternative: Allergy to antihistaminics is very rare. Fortunately other antihistaminics are availble to help control allergic symptoms. Confirmation is recommended since inactive ingredients of medications (such as corn starch or lactose) might also cause symptoms similar to allergic reaction. ...Read more
Read label: All otc medications come with instructions for use. ...Read more
Better not: Exceed the recommended dosage, if you think your symptoms aren't controlled, better seek medical advice, good luck ...Read more
Yes: Claritin is a very safe, non-sedating antihistamine. It is effective for treating the symptoms of seasonal allergies. Thus, if you have allergy symptoms for 6 months, it is ok to take that. However, if you have more severe allergies, a nasal steroid spray might be more helpful. I would also recommend you see an allergist to find out what it is that is causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: They will not interact with each other. Drink plenty of fluids as well. ...Read more
Depends: The term "allergy rash" is non-specific. If it is poisen ivy or ecxema, a rash characterized by dry, scaly patches where itchiness is a major symptom then antihistamines such as Claritin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may be helpful. Zyrtec, in my experience, is actually better for itchiness. In more severe cases, topical or oral corticosteroids may have to be used. ...Read more
10mg/day--adult: 10mg/day is the usual recommended dose and 5mg for the little ones. Research result showed that higher dosage confers no addional benefit, but taking more than 10mg will only waste your nickle. It is classified as nonsedating antihistamine, but very low incidence of grogginess/excessive sedation. If you have trouble and Claritin (loratadine) not helping adequately, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Few weeks ago red itchy spots appeared at the back of my neck and forhead. Gp said its allergy and gave me loratadine allergy still there. Treatment?
I have a sinus headache and I want to take ibuprofen but I already took Claritin (loratadine) allergy. Can I mix the two?
Yes: They are unrelated, and there are no significant interactions. Yes you can take both. In fact, usually i'll recommend a similar combination for hayfever, colds, etc. ...Read more
54 days no period. Don't have sex all the way. Have aspirin pills for blood problem take loratadine allergy pills. Have a cyst on 1ovary what's wrong?
Go to the Doctor: This is complicated and covers so much ground that most of us here would step back and simple say this should be sorted out at your gynecologist's office. Something is up, but it is not obvious. ...Read more
Cold?: Scratchy throat is usually the earliest evidence of a cold or flu. Loratidine allergy is exceedingly rare, and doesn't present as a scratchy throat. ...Read more
Astemizole not sold: Astemizole is off the market as it caused arrythmias (irregular heart beats). Cetirizine is currently the most effective 2nd generation, non-sedating antihistamine available, as effective as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25 mg, 1 tab 3-4x/day. It can be purchased over the counter and 300-365 tabs are available from discount retailers like bj's and costco for under $18.00. ...Read more
Combine astemizole: Generally you don't need to but occasionally you can safely combine them for flareups. ...Read more
Astemizole is not available in the U.S.
The other two are now over the counter medications for seasonal allergies.
Consult your doc if you think you have seasonal allergies. ...Read more
If someone starts a rash after being on claritin, (loratadine) might it be from the drug? How likely is it for a person to be allergic to an allergy drug?
Uncommon: Could also be something in the additives or coloring of the pill. Have you tried other antihistamines and had the same reaction. If so, then it might be a drug class allergy. If not, then it is a particular brand. ...Read more
If I stop taking Claritin (loratadine) 24 hr allergy medicine after taking a month cause nervousness? I stopped taking 2 days ago and am feeling anxious?
I took a generic allergy medicine at 11am this morning containing loratadine but it has not helped. Could I take a Zyrtec (cetirizine) now or should I just wait?
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