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How can I better my alertness and looks on days when I take multiple allergy/asthma medications?
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Dr. Alan Goldsobel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Control allergies
Patients with allergies and asthma can have tiredness as a common symptom. Sleep patterns can be disrupted and some older antihistamines cause a lot of drowsiness.
Take non-sedating antihistamines, keep your allergies and asthma under good control and get a good nights rest. Some people get allergic "shiners" under their eyes when their allergies are not well controlled.

In brief: Control allergies
Patients with allergies and asthma can have tiredness as a common symptom. Sleep patterns can be disrupted and some older antihistamines cause a lot of drowsiness.
Take non-sedating antihistamines, keep your allergies and asthma under good control and get a good nights rest. Some people get allergic "shiners" under their eyes when their allergies are not well controlled.
Dr. Alan Goldsobel
Dr. Alan Goldsobel
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Take less
Taking less benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec (ie a 1/2 dose) may help.
.. Or eliminating these drugs will help the most. Albuterol, nasal steroids, inhaled steroids, singulair, etc don't make you tired or look bad. If the anti-hystamine drugs bother you greatly consider not taking them, or taking them only on non-work days.

In brief: Take less
Taking less benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or zyrtec (ie a 1/2 dose) may help.
.. Or eliminating these drugs will help the most. Albuterol, nasal steroids, inhaled steroids, singulair, etc don't make you tired or look bad. If the anti-hystamine drugs bother you greatly consider not taking them, or taking them only on non-work days.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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