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I've heard at low doses, Seroquel (quetiapine) acts as a strong antihistamine. Is this true & what is the dose?
Should one avoid pregnancy if they have to take inhalors, and strong antihistamines, and omeprazole and nasonex (mometasone) regularly?
Change the meds: It's unusual to have to avoid pregnancy altogether because of medications that you take. However, commonly it's recommended to change the meds at least temporarily during the pregnancy to avoid potential problems with the fetus. You should meet with an obstetrician before you get pregnant to discuss this. ...Read more
What happens to the mucus in throat and lungs after taking a strong antihistamine like Diphenhydramine? Feels like it really dries everything up great
Does Diphenhydramine or any strong antihistamines such as seroquel (quetiapine) affect muscle growth for athletes?since it affects REM sleep.
I often get a sore throat and the causes wary. Sometimes if I go out in the cold weather or even if I drink something cold or sometimes even if I am tired & sleep late etc. Any suggestions on any medications (e.G stronger antihistamine etc) that can help
Sore throat: Finding the cause & treating it. Those meds. Are for lowering temp. And soothing discomfort temporarily. Consult your pcp. ...Read more
Non raised, non itchy, red blotchy rash on arms and legs only for 5 days now, taken strong antihistamines but it's getting worse doctor is unsure?
Red splotchy rash: You may have erythema infectiosum or fifth's disease which is a harmless viral exanthem. ...Read more
Is there any other antihistamines that have as strong of or stronger anti allergic properties than benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Do any other antihistamines of as strong or stronger antienetic power as phenergan (promethazine)? Or are all their antienetic properties just dose dependent?
What can cause huge itchy hives that last for 2 days? Responds to antihistamine but returns hours later. No known allergies but strong family history.
Acute Urticaria/Hive: Acute urticaria (hives) is common, affecting 20% of the population. Acute hives resolve within 6 weeks (most patients fit into this category). Hives can become chronic if last more than 6 weeks. Common viral/bacterial infections can trigger an outbreak, however medications, foods, and stings can also cause acute hives but have the potential to lead to more serious complications. See Allergist ...Read more