• cindy cindy
    September 12, 2011
    my son has allergies-symptoms include post nasal drip,congestion, and runny nose. he also takes adderall xr for adhd. what can he take otc for his allergies
    cindy cindy
    September 12, 2011

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  • Kathi  MacNaughton
    Health Pro
    September 13, 2011
    Kathi  MacNaughton
    Health Pro
    September 13, 2011

    Cindy, There are many over the counter products available these days for allergies, including the big 3: Claritin, Zyrtec and Allegra (and their generic equivalents). I'd ask the pharmacist if they are safe to take with Adderal XR, just to be sure, but I haven't heard that this is an issue.

     

    You don't say how old your son is, but another possibility is to use a nasal rinse, such as a NetiPot. I talk about that and other alternative allergy treatments here.

     

    Hope that helps,

    Kathi


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