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Medicine For Orthonovum 1 50 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 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
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 more
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
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 more
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 ?
Check with pedi MD: Though there are several antihistamines available in liquid form only a few have dosing for under 2 years old. Before giving any meds to 1 year old you should check with the baby's pediatrician. ...Read more
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 more
What r chances an adult w/no known food allergies will develp one? Does having drug allergies increase a person's chances?
Possible: It is possible for a person to develop a food or medication allergy at any time in their life. Drug allergies do not usually correspond to food allergies or visa versa. There are some plant allergies that correspond to food allergies, however. ...Read more
Is it bad to double up on reactine allergy medicine? One doesn't do much for me. I've 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
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?
Irritant: You might have been exposed to some irritants since this does not seem like an allergic contact response. ...Read more
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 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
Maybe, but...: I have not heard of anyone benefiting from alternating days. More like alternating weeks or months on the meds. Wouldn't hurt to try, I guess. ...Read more
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.
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
Drug allergies: Drug allergies may sometimes resolve over time but not always. See a board certified allergist for a consultation. ...Read more
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
Kindly rephrase your: Question, don't really understand what you mean, thanks ...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
Timing: Antihistamines work by blocking histamine receptors in your body. If the receptors are all full of histamine already (reaction has occurred), then there is nowhere for them to go and it will not make a difference in allergy symptoms. If you take them before exposure to allergens they can block the receptors and you will have less symptoms. ...Read more
Unsure: Of what you are actually asking, but in general, trees pollenate in the spring, grasses in the summer, and weeds in the fall. ...Read more
Possible: It is possible for a food combination to cause problems. I would address you to www. Immunolabs. Com. A very informative site which discusses all about food allergies. ...Read more
A few differences: It can be tricky, but there are differences. Allergies tend to occur in the spring and fall; colds more often in summer and winter. Itchy eyes goes more for allergies; starting out with a sore throat is more typical of a cold. And allergies are more likely to respond to antihistamines than colds. ...Read more
Is there such a thing as a non-food related allergy attack? If there is, I think I had one. Or at least something very similar.
Yes: There are many things that people can be allergic to. ...Read more
Last cold I had was 2 years ago, but came down with one 10 days ago, still coughing a bit. Is it a cold or something else? Allergy?
Probably a cold: Sudden onset 10 days ago suggests a cold. Viral upper respiratory disease typically lasts10-20 days as your immune system needs time to adapt to a new virus. Recovery can occur in less than a week if you've been exposed to a similar pathogen before. Now, having inflammation related to allergies can make a bad thing worse when it comes to colds. ...Read more