Doctor insights on:
Why Should U Take Allergy Medicine On An Empty Stomach
It depends on if: How quickly you would like it to work. Most oral medications, if taken after a high fat meal will have a slower onset of action. ...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
It depends: Some medicines actually work best if taken without food. Follow instructions on the packaging and I f you are still not certain, consult your pharmacist or your prescribing doctor. ...Read more
No it is not compuls: No it is not compulsory. Bp drugs can be taken in the morning and at night and without regards to food. Only BP meds not to be taken at night are diuretis and those combination drugs containing diuretics. ...Read more
Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) at bed time (on an empty stomach.) Is it true you need to take Nexium (esomeprazole) 1 hour before food to bind the medicine.
True: Take Nexium (esomeprazole) in AM 1 hour before breakfast. ...Read more
Took 1/2 of 5/325 percocet about 13 hrs before drug test. Never take pill, empty stomach, 2 bottle waters and urinated x3. will it show?
Maybe: Depends on your metabolism and sensitivity of assay used for testing ...Read more
I am taking ferrous sulfa. Drug 3x daily, and it says to take on an empty stomach. After I take this drug, how long later can I eat? I am anemic.
Ferrous sulfate: This is best absorbed from an acid stomach environment. Take ferrous sulfate on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Avoid taking antacids or antibiotics within 2 hours before or after taking ferrous sulfate, and you can probably eat at about the same time. ...Read more
Maybe: I agree with dr. Juster; use caution when mixing narcotics with allergy meds. But, you need to know that hydrocodone is a natural stimulant leading to mast cells releasing histamine and causing itch. Not a true allergy, rather a side effect from the drug. Anti-itch medications can help but they can also worsen drowsiness. Maybe switching to something else would be best. ...Read more
Without food: Fexofenadine (allegra) comes in 2 doses for adults, 60 mg. And 180 mg. The 60 mg dose is taken twice a day, every 12 hr. The 180 mg dose is taken once a day, usually in the morning and it is more effective than 60 mg, 2x/day. Fexofenadine should always be taken 1 hr. Before food because food, especially fatty food, interferes with fexofenadine absorption. ...Read more
Yes: Two different mechanisms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: It is best to check with your child's doctor and your doctor as to what is most appropriate for your situation. ...Read more
What allergy medicine can I take if I am taking Lexapro (escitalopram)? I can not stop sneezing and constantly have a runny noise!!!
30-60min: Oral antihistamines take anywhere between 30 to 60 minutes to start working. Steroid nasal sprays may take up to 2 weeks, antihistamine nasal sprays take 20 minutes, and other medications can take longer. If your symptoms are bad, you may not notice a significant effect right away from the medications. ...Read more
Depends: The most frequently used and most available without a prescription are antihistamines. The new generation ones (zyrtec, claritin, allegra, xyzal, (levocetirizine) clarinex) are safe and effective. The most effective treatments for allergic rhinitis are nasal steroid sprays. The strongest allergy medication would likely be considered oral steroids like prednisone, but the significant side effects limit is use. ...Read more
It depends: You don't tell me what your allergic symptoms are nor what medicine you were prescribed. In principle, antihistamines, oral and topical (nasal and ocular) work within 1-2 hours and 15-45 minutes, respectively. Inhaled and oral corticosteroids (cortisone-like) take at least 6 hours to start working, full effect after a few days. ...Read more
No: Not if you are taking allergy medicine for canesten oral ingredients, nor take it if you are taking astemezole, or have terfenadine laying around since it has been off market for couple of years now (also known as seldane). ...Read more
No: Similar ingredients. Take one or the other. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on symptoms: Depends on what problem your wife uses allergy medicine for. I'd try to avoid any medicine in the first 12 weeks if possible. Neti pot for nasal rinses works a like a champ in patients with allergic rhinitis. Rhinocort is listed category b. It is a nasal spray and works great in people with the above problem. Claritin/zyrtec and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are otherwise safe to take as well. ...Read more
How many zertec allergy medicine would someone need to take for them to overdose and be sent to the hospital but not die?
- Talk to a doctor online
- Why should you not take advil on an empty stomach?
- Why take l-glutamine on an empty stomach?
- Why take thyroid medication on empty stomach?
- Should you take apple cider vinegar on an empty stomach
- Take clindamyacin with food or empty stomach
- Is it best to take celebrex on empty stomach?
- Allergy medicine take
- Can i take vitamins on an empty stomach?
- Should you take probiotics on an empty stomach