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Need alternative to zirtec for allergy-induced asthma. Allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) don't work, nor albuterol asthma inhalars. Claritin gives me nasal pain.

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Dr. Faye Vargas Morris
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Allergic help

You will definitely need to speak with your physician about this.
Other alternatives include the short acting chlorphenamine (chlortrimetron), sold over the counter. There are prescription medications - xyzal, singulair, xopenex, (levalbuterol) Flonase and more. Ultimately - make sure you speak with your physician about this, since the medications you have tried so far are not providing relief for you.

In brief: Allergic help

You will definitely need to speak with your physician about this.
Other alternatives include the short acting chlorphenamine (chlortrimetron), sold over the counter. There are prescription medications - xyzal, singulair, xopenex, (levalbuterol) Flonase and more. Ultimately - make sure you speak with your physician about this, since the medications you have tried so far are not providing relief for you.
Dr. Faye Vargas Morris
Dr. Faye Vargas Morris
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Other meds

There are inhaled nasal antihistamine and certainly montelukast is a possibility for you I think you should check with your MD for what may be best for you.

In brief: Other meds

There are inhaled nasal antihistamine and certainly montelukast is a possibility for you I think you should check with your MD for what may be best for you.
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Dr. Al Hegab
agree with Dr Smith, more so, referral to an Allergist, and adherence to treatment plan will help a lot, patient several meds, probably something in the environement, complete re evaluation is warranted
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Wrong drugs!

Try Omnaris-steroid nasal spray + Singulair 10mg to stop mast cells from exploding, Dulera (long acting beta-agonist and inhaled steroid for prevention of attacks) rinse mouth after! Xopenex (levalbuterol) HFA breakthrough inhaler, and generic Xyzal for emergency oral antihistamine.
All have great coupons online to keep things cheap. Better to put drugs where the work the best. And Ayr saline nasal spray lots!

In brief: Wrong drugs!

Try Omnaris-steroid nasal spray + Singulair 10mg to stop mast cells from exploding, Dulera (long acting beta-agonist and inhaled steroid for prevention of attacks) rinse mouth after! Xopenex (levalbuterol) HFA breakthrough inhaler, and generic Xyzal for emergency oral antihistamine.
All have great coupons online to keep things cheap. Better to put drugs where the work the best. And Ayr saline nasal spray lots!
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Dr. Rhonda Simons
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