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Medicine For Nelova 1 35 Allergy
No single one: Depending on the severity of your condition. There is no one best drug for anyone but most people respond well to intranasal cortisone + a intranasal antihistamine. Dymista is currently the only rx drug with this combination. Avoidance remains the best and consider allergy shots if your symptoms are not adequately controlled. However allergy shots are not medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What r chances an adult w/no known food allergies will develp one? Does having drug allergies increase a person's chances?
Is it bad to double up on reactine allergy medicine? One doesn't do much for me. Ive been taking a double dose daily for 3 months.
Better thru ur MD: some patients need the double dose of cetirizine, but under the doctor 's supervision, I don't know what symptoms you suffer from, but at any rate if you doubled the dose on your own and still not better, you need to be evaluated, you might not need cetirizine to start with and most probably other measures would do ...Read more
There are none: If you are truly allergic to sulfa you must avoid all forms of the drug whether it be in eye drops, pills or IV meds. There is no med to cancel out the allergy and true allergy could lead to life threatening consequences if exposed. It would be wise to invest in a medical alert bracelet to make sure people are aware if you cannot communicate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help me find an all-natural or organic seasonal allergy medicine? I have not been able to find one.
That's the problem..: ...With the "all-natural" market: testing is not required, and practically no one does any testing to see if the remedies actually work. Welcome to the real world. ...Read more
I have a one year old that has allergies what over-the-counter medicine can I give him. He weighs 20 lbs ?
My wife has seasonal allergy from spring and dust, please advise simple medicine.Is there one injection yearly as i heared that can help releif?
Depends on symptom: If her symptoms are mostly nasal such as congestion or nasal drainage, nasal steroids are most helpful. If you are considering injection, long acting steroids can be helpful, such as kenalog, (triamcinolone) though it can have other side effects. If you have more generalized symptoms, an antihistamine is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Y does one develop allergies to fruits/vegetables all of a sudden? N can it be cured without the use of medicine?
Allergies: Food allergy can manifest at any age, but you mention fruit and vegetable. Is it only with fresh/raw fruits and veggies? Is it only in your mouth with itch, tingle, slight swelling? Goes away quickly? If so, then this is something known as oral allergy syndrome. Read up on this syndrome to see if this is your problem. If not, then you really should see your doctor or an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can I take an extra seasonal allergy medicine if one dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) a day is not helping enough?
Not advised: You should not take an extra dose of any once a day medication. In this case see your allergist or primary doctor to decide what medication(s) you can take, in addition to or instead of what you are taking now. ...Read more
The palms up to my fingers are really red and been like this for one day now. Mild itchiness, and stiff. No food/medicine allergies. What can it be?
Can a minor drug allergy just go away over time? Like if a person had mild hives from nsaids, or any pill for that matter, could alrgy vanish one day?
Not really: Once you are allergic to a drug, you will always be allergic to that drug and it will not just go away. ...Read more
I was dizzy with possible vertigo earlier, assume it was from medicines I take for allergies and one that regulates bladder. I stopped the medicines a?
Dizziness: Generally medication induced dizziness is caused by lowering blood pressure or heart rate and the type of dizziness is lightheadedness and not true vertigo. In my opinion vertigo is usually an inner ear disorder and if caused by medication the toxicity would have to damage the inner ear structures. An Otolaryngologist or neurologist can advise you best about this. ...Read more
I read on the internet that it is often more effective to alternate days taking zyrtec and allegra, (fexofenadine) than just one drug alone. Is that true? -allergies
Is there any anti emetics/ anti nausea drugs that i can take for severe nausea? I have allergies to all available .. Any suggestions to safer ones ?
Allergist can help: An allergist can review the reactions a person has had to medications and determine the next course of action. There is significant limitations for allergy skin testing medications except penicillin. It would be most helpful to identify the cause of nausea rather than just treat the symptoms. ...Read more
I read that drug allergies can go away on their own as one's immune sys changes. I have many true drug alrgies(hives); is this true?Could give me hope
Can you take more than one 24 hour allergy medicine a day? Like Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra. Could you also do that in addition to a nasal Spary like
Yes: For non-sedating AH, you can take up to 4x a day. ...Read more
Tinnitus in one ear for over 3 weeks. I think it may be OME but not sure. Tried over the counter allergy medicine and natural remedies to no avail.
Many possibilities: While most people have no allergies, some people have more than one. A person could have environmental allergies, bee sting allergy, medication allergy, latex allergy, or food allergies. Even under each of these categories, a person could have several food allergies, reactions to several medications, etc. Thankfully, those with multiple allergies is a small proportion. ...Read more
No, it's not.: This is because allergen levels can change on a daily basis. This is especially true for outdoor allergens, largely pollens or mold spores that can rise or fall tremendously from one day to the next. Allergy testing could help identify your triggers, so you can consider seeing an allergist for testing. Once your triggers are known, you can look out for those "bad days.". ...Read more