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Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Think whole airway

Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough - but lower airway involvement must be considered.
Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines.

In brief: Think whole airway

Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough - but lower airway involvement must be considered.
Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines.
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Agree. Cough may be a symptom of acid reflux as well. Take care and God Bless U!
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Allergy cough

Coughing when you have allergies is likely due to one of three things: drainage from your nose, ( which in turn could be from allergies, a cold or a sinus infection), asthma or acid reflux .
Which medication would help that depends on the cause . If you have infection, antihistamines won't help , but if you don't, they could . If it's asthma, you need different medications, so go get checked out!

In brief: Allergy cough

Coughing when you have allergies is likely due to one of three things: drainage from your nose, ( which in turn could be from allergies, a cold or a sinus infection), asthma or acid reflux .
Which medication would help that depends on the cause . If you have infection, antihistamines won't help , but if you don't, they could . If it's asthma, you need different medications, so go get checked out!
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