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How to get cured from allergic rhinitis with OTC drugs?

How to get cured from allergic rhinitis with OTC drugs?

What do you mean by: ... Cure? If you truly want to have it never come back, then none of the otc meds will do this. The otc medications available to treat allergic rhinitis are anti-histamines. They block the effects of histamine. Itching, swelling, redness, sneezing and pouring watery darainage. All work well for this, some more than others. They work better if you take them before the reaction starts. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is constant heartburn a serious problem? Every time i eat, i get moderately painful, sometimes very painful, heartburn. Should i just try some OTC drugs, or is it better to get this looked at?

Is constant heartburn a serious problem? Every time i eat, i get moderately painful, sometimes very painful, heartburn. Should i just try some OTC drugs, or is it better to get this looked at?

Try : Try otc medications, provided you are not allergic. There are some medication on the market that are very effective for helping with heartburn. Your doctor will want to know if you have tried this option prior to seeing him/her. Some of the medications can take up to 14 days to begin working. If after a couple of weeks the otc meds are not helpful, make an appointment to see your doctor. It is important that you do not leave this untreated. The acids in your stomach can cause deterioration of your espohagus or an ulcer. Also, is any of these pains are associated with chest pain that is tight/pressure or radiates to the jaw or back, it could be a cardiac issue. Go to the er if this is the case. ...Read more

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I Wanna know even if I'm not having a period can I still get pregnancy and is it a OTC drug that I can't help to get pregnant I want a baby?

I Wanna know even if I'm not having a period can I still get pregnancy and is it a OTC drug that I can't help to get pregnant I want a baby?

Yes you can: You can get pregnant even if you are not having regular periods. However at age 21 you should be having periods and so you should go see an OBGYN who may be able to find out why you are not having periods and may help you with that. There is no OTC drug that you can use to help you get pregnant you will need to see and OBGYN and may be a reproductive specialist to help you get pregnant. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this tickle in my throat with OTC drugs?

How do I get rid of this tickle in my throat with OTC drugs?

Stop the snot: I would start w/ antihistamine such as loratidine or even benedryl. Consider nasal saline rinse or netty pot. Stay hydrated - if persists/worsens, see your primary care provider. It may be a sign of other issue or even a side effect from another medicine. ...Read more

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What OTC drugs are safe enough to be taken daily?

What OTC drugs are safe enough to be taken daily?

None: No drug, OTC or otherwise is 100% safe. Do not take any unless you have a health need for one. Discuss all your medications, OTC, herbals, nutritional supplements etc with your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What kind of OTC drugs help with erections?

What kind of OTC drugs help with erections?

L-arginine, maybe: There have only been 2 studies to date, however, evaluating the effectiveness of l-arginine for ed. One study involved 50 men who took l-arginine (5 grams a day) or a placebo. After six weeks, significantly more men taking l-arginine experienced an improvement in sexual function compared with men taking the placebo. Interestingly, it only benefited men who had initially low levels nitric oxide. ...Read more

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Are there any good OTC drugs that make you less gassy?

Are there any good OTC drugs that make you less gassy?

Simethicone: Simethicone is used to help reduce gassiness. It actually reduces foaming effects by causing smaller bubbles to form larger bubbles that then are more easily removed from the GI system. There are many over-the-counter products that contain simethicone, including: gas-x and mylanta gas. ...Read more

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Do you recommend GNC fertility drug for one trying to get pregnant?

Do you recommend GNC fertility drug for one trying to get pregnant?

There is none: Meds can help but these are available only through a prescription. You need to speak with an obstetrician. ...Read more