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 65,592 Zyrtec 26,394 Claritin 23,275
2,619,171 conversations around the web about Allergies to help you make a decision
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Claritin
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Reactine
Other name: Loratadine (Loratadine)
Other name: Zyrtec (Zyrtec)
3.5
3.5
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Allergies
Itching
Bone Pain*
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Sneezing
Congestion
Inflammation
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Allergies
Itching
Hives*
Rash
Seasonal Allergies
Sneezing
Runny Nose
Eczema*
Common Cold
Inflammation*
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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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Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist used in the treatment of allergies, hay fever,and urticaria...
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Top Concerns
Cla
Drowsy
7
Sleepy
3
Depression
2
Joint Pain
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Ear Infection
1
Watery Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Sedation
1
Weight Gain
1
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Rea
Drowsy
9
Sleepy
2
Depression
2
Weight Gain
2
Itchy Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Watery Eyes
1
Migraines
1
Tingling
1
Sedation
1
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2
Joint Pain
Cla
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1
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Itchy Eyes
Cla
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1
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Ear Infection
Cla
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Watery Eyes
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Wheezing
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Drowsy
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Depression
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2
Weight Gain
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1
Wheezing
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Watery Eyes
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Migraines
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1
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Tingling
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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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Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist used in the treatment of allergies, hay fever,and urticaria...
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use non-sedating antihistamines like Claritin, Aerius,...
" ...often, patients feel numb for 6 ...are itchy using a saline spray may help. Patients can also use non-sedating antihistamines like Claritin, Aerius, Allegra, or Reactine during the day.... "

bit on his face. I give Reactine or Claritin before we know...
" ...Claritin before we know we are venturing out doors. For us that was all the allergist could suggest to do other than keeping him on preventative asthma meds as the environmental get his asthma tri... "

said to give her reactine,arius, or clariten as recommended...
" ...my children have allergies. Last year it ...a homeopath) said to give her reactine,arius, or clariten as recommended for her age ...am more leary of the side effects of benadryl. That being s... "

and many allergy meds don't work for me and my kids....
" ...claritin went OTC my insurance company felt that I shouldn't need Zyrtec any longer - its too expensive, so they chose to quit covering ...claritin and many allergy meds don't work for me and m... "

non-drowsy anti-histamines like Reactine, Claritin, and...
" I take non-drowsy anti-histamines like Reactine, Claritin, and so on. Used to get it really bad (the symptoms you describe), but the past couple years have actually been much better for me.... "

are fine. I take Reactine (which is Zyrtec in...
" ...antihistamines are fine. I take Reactine (which is Zyrtec in the ...months in the spring. Claritin is also fine. Just... "

REACTINE! I take reactine one everyday for hives can anyone...
" REACTINE! I take reactine one everyday for hives can anyone tell me if it has a ...of time and what about claritin maybe i should switch to... "

but im already taking 10mg Reactine twice a day... not...
" ..., i have claritin at home, but im already taking 10mg Reactine twice a day...... "

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" ...the ...definitely isn't doing any moisturizing. I saw my GP yesterday and happened to mention to him that you guys suggested the Benedryl.. he told me it was perfectly fine for me to take it... "

daily. I did use claritin when his allergies were bad,...
" ...toast daily. I did use claritin when his allergies were bad, that was what the allergist told me to use if I needed a quick fix, and it is non drowsy. I have heard reactine is... "

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