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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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Common Allergies treatments discussed around the web
Benadryl 62,594 Zyrtec 25,276 Claritin 22,241
2,512,923 conversations around the web about Allergies to help you make a decision
2,512,923 conversations around the web about Allergies to help you make a decision
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Benadryl
VS.
Loratadine
Other name: Unisom (Unisom)
Other name: Claritin (Claritin)
7 / 10
Satisfaction
5 / 10
Satisfaction
307,985
Discussions around the web
Discussions
9,172
Discussions around the web
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Allergies
Itching
Hives
Insomnia
Rash
Swelling
Anxiety*
Nausea
Cough
Headaches*
Vomiting
Withdrawal*
Not Sleeping*
Common Cold
Sneezing
Anaphylaxis
* Off label
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Allergies
Itching
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Sneezing
Congestion
Inflammation
Bone Pain*
* Off label
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Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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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Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que...
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Top Concerns
Ben
Addiction
1
Sinus Infections
1
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Wheezing
1
Chicken Pox
1
Paranoia
1
Nightmares
1
Contractions
1
Diabetes
1
Top Concerns
Lor
Drowsy
10
Sedation
4
Sleepy
2
Sinus Infections
2
Itchy Eyes
1
Depression
1
Dry Mouth
1
Fungal Infection
1
Wheezing
1
Watery Eyes
1
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Loratadine
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Addiction
Ben
Lor
1
0
Sinus Infections
Ben
Lor
1
2
Hallucinations
Ben
Lor
1
0
Tingling
Ben
Lor
1
0
Wheezing
Ben
Lor
1
1
Chicken Pox
Ben
Lor
1
0
Paranoia
Ben
Lor
1
0
Nightmares
Ben
Lor
1
0
Contractions
Ben
Lor
1
0
Diabetes
Ben
Lor
1
0
Drowsy
Lor
Ben
10
0
Sedation
Lor
Ben
4
0
Sleepy
Lor
Ben
2
0
Sinus Infections
Lor
Ben
2
1
Itchy Eyes
Lor
Ben
1
0
Depression
Lor
Ben
1
0
Dry Mouth
Lor
Ben
1
0
Fungal Infection
Lor
Ben
1
0
Wheezing
Lor
Ben
1
1
Watery Eyes
Lor
Ben
1
0
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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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Benadryl
About Loratadine
Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que...
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" ...last few years loratadine has worked well but this year I ran out and tried benadryll relief (not one a... "

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" screw benadryl, vistoril is ok but also makes you drowsy. Loratadine is the best OTC antihistamine that wont... "

" ...four years now with no side effects. I was taking Benedryl when I first started infusions, and then switched over to Loratadine (Claritin) or Zyrtec because either... "

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" ...very good I find that Loratidine is better for me, ...so have to avoid Benadryl, or else I fear I may need to remortgage my house In all honesty I fond Benadryl perfect and works sooo much mor... "

" Same here. I take prescription loratadine and benadryll and the temporarily work, I also have Flonase nasal spray and pulmacourt... "

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" ...had great success with loratadine, I buy ...started with Benedryl which worked too, but it made me drowsy. I ...term use of loratadine and she said it had no known bad side affects and reccom... "

" Loratadine is an antihistamine. It doesn't ...allergens. Loratadine is supposed to work like Benadryl with out the ...antihistamine. Taking the drowsy side-effect out of Loratadine may have ... "

" ...the cough I would recommend children's mucinex to break up ...For running/stuffy nose I use generic loratadine (it's the antihistime in benedryl...it's very cheap and very effective and comes in... "

" ...some meds for me to combat these problems. I use to take two benadryl every night before bedtime and that worked for a while. ...10 mg. loratidine every morning. Something else that helped me... "

" ...I switched from Benedryl to Loratadine (Claritin) so I... "

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