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Medications

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Medication you use depends on the type of allergy. Chronic allergies require daily doses. Steroids (Nasal corticosteroids) are effective in preventing allergy attacks. Antihistamines like Claritin and Benadryl helps with sneezing and itching. Allergy shots (immunotherapy) are prescribed for more severe allergies.

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, commented on 3 Reasons to Choose OTC Antihistamines… italiangm, You make some excellent comments in your response to my post!…

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, commented on How Can You Know Which Allergy Medicine… It's really hard for me to say what would work best for YOU, without…

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James Thompson, MD, Health Pro, answered what happens if triamcinolone acetonide… Thank you for your question CK,   I’m sorry this question…

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