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Recommended anti-histamines for year-round allergy sufferer?

Allergy filter: I have year-round allergies. Loratadine works wonders for me, but I develop an immunity in about a month or so. Which other non-drowsy antihistamines would you recommend? [more inside]
posted by Hawk V on Oct 21, 2012 - 19 answers

 

Must survive for 3 days without antihistamines

I have to stop taking antihistamines for 3 days in order for my allergist to run a test. It's looking like an impossible task - I've already changed the appointment date once because my hives were too much to handle, and I'm sure I would've torn my skin off. So how can I actually do this? Any tips for surviving what looks like idiopathic urticaria? [more inside]
posted by Tequila Mockingbird on Nov 2, 2011 - 8 answers

What risks are involved with taking more pseudoephedrine if the first dose didn't last anywhere near 24 hours?

The warnings on the Wal-Itin D box say "do not take more than once every 24 hours." Most medications warn against taking more than X every Y hours, but they are usually hedging their bets. Is this kind of medication different, and, if it is, can I take something else that might help without worrying about contraindication? (Sinuses-want-me-dead information inside) [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Mar 15, 2011 - 27 answers

How can I "sober up" after taking an allegedly non- drowsy antihistamine?

How can I "sober up" after taking an allegedly non- drowsy antihistamine? [more inside]
posted by tabubilgirl on Sep 6, 2010 - 12 answers

Should I drop Zyrtec?

Allergy Filter: are all antihistamines basically the same? I used to take Zyrtec / cetirizine, but it's more expensive and less commonly available than other allergy medicines. Is there any reason (e.g. side effects) why I shouldn't just switch to which ever one is the cheapest? [more inside]
posted by k. on Jun 10, 2010 - 21 answers

Claritin for an eight-month-old?

Putting a child under the age of two on Children's Claritin for his allergies...advice, or first-hand anecdotes? [more inside]
posted by Asparagirl on Jul 19, 2008 - 16 answers

Cats + Me != Crazy Delicious

MedicalFilter: What allergy medications work best against cat dander? [more inside]
posted by dw on Dec 10, 2006 - 20 answers

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