Allergies

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Allergy is a hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmles...
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Benadryl 64,422 Zyrtec 25,888 Claritin 22,820
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Allegra
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Benadryl
Other name: Fexofenadine (Fexofenadine)
Other name: Unisom (Unisom)
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3.5
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Fexofenadine (trade names Allegra, Telfast, Fastofen, Tilfur, Vifas, Telfexo, Allerfexo) is an Histamine antagonist medication used in the treatment of hayfever and similar allergy symptoms. It was developed as a...
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl...
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Drowsy
8
Sinus Infections
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Sleepy
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Weight Loss
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Depression
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Diabetes
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Weight Gain
3
Sedation
2
Wheezing
2
Itchy Eyes
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Addiction
4
Sinus Infections
2
Hallucinations
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Tingling
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Wheezing
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Chicken Pox
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Paranoia
1
Nightmares
1
Contractions
1
Joint Pain
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About Allegra
Fexofenadine (trade names Allegra, Telfast, Fastofen, Tilfur, Vifas, Telfexo, Allerfexo) is an Histamine antagonist medication used in the treatment of hayfever and similar allergy symptoms. It was developed as a...
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About Benadryl
Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl...
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for me, Allegra does nothing for me, Benadryl works but...
" ...Zyrtec, it kinda works. Claritin does nothing for me, Allegra does nothing for me, Benadryl works but also knocks me out. Allergies... "

insane! Now I'm back on the Allegra for this eczema and...
" ...allergies before either, but last year was insane! Now I'm back on the Allegra for this eczema and I take a Benadryl at night--doctor's orders! I... "

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without problems and sometimes I take Benadryl without...
" ...I've been taking Allegra without problems and sometimes I take Benadryl without... "

anything. benadryl works but knocks me out. finally went...
" ...get me bad. zyrtec use to work fine for me. then stopped, used allegra, didnt do anything. benadryl works but knocks me out. finally went ...easily worth it since allegra and zyrtec are lik... "

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Allegra, but it does make one a bit drowsy. Are you...
" ...was the worst. I remember feeling wheezy after they did it too. Benadryl helped more than my Allegra, but it does make one a bit drowsy. Are you going ...living down here, my allergies ar... "

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Glad I found the benadryl, it works much better. Thanks No...
" ...work. Glad I found the benadryl, it works much better. Thanks No Rose, I was sick of being blin... "

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without a problem. Allegra was effective as well. I also...
" I use Reactin. I've used Claritin without a problem. Allegra was effective as well. I also ...this stuff for me). Benadryl is wonderful, ... "

all. Good old Dimetapp (or Benedryl only at night) keep me...
" ...Medications like Claritin, Zyrtec and Allegra do not work well for me at all. Good old Dimetapp (or Benedryl only at night) keep me... "

be very bad. Benadryl has been working I have to take take...
" This year is supposed to be very bad. Benadryl has been working I have to take take ...4 aday though. Allegra doesn't do much, Zyrtec was a... "

and Benadryl at night. Now that I am doing so well, I don't...
" ...My symptoms are so much better when I take an Allegra ( non-drowsy) in the morning and Benadryl at night. Now that I am doing so well, ...Tex, is there a difference between Entocort and Uceris?... "

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