Allergy Medicine vs Prednisone

Allergy Medicine
(OTC)
Prednisone
(Rx)
Allergy Medicine is a systemic antihistamine.
Prednisone is a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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1.0
Not at All Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
5.0
Helpfulness
for Allergy
1.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 17, 1972
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
14,390 Discussions
570,494 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Cough
#3 for Sneezing
#5 for Hives
#6 for Insomnia
#7 for Congestion
#8 for Vomiting
#9 for Nausea
Allergy Medicine is approved for Allergy and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for RA
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Swelling
#6 for Lupus
#7 for Asthma
#8 for Infection
#10 for Rash
#11 for Headaches
#12 for Itching
#13 for Joint Pain
#14 for Cancer
#16 for Hives
#17 for Acne
Prednisone is prescribed for RA, Allergy, Crohn's Disease, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, Asthma, Infection, Rash, Headaches, Itching, Joint Pain, Shortness of Breath, Hives and Acne and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Depression
2
Watery Eyes
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Addiction
1
Bleeding
1
Cancer
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Nose Bleeds
1
Dry Mouth
1
Pre
Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Cataract
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Increased Appetite
1
Loss of Appetite
1
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Depression
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Watery Eyes
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1
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Itchy Eyes
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1
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Wheezing
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1
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Addiction
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1
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Bleeding
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Cancer
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1
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High Blood Pressure
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1
1
Nose Bleeds
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1
0
Dry Mouth
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1
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Weight Gain
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9
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Withdrawal Symptoms
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2
0
Mood Swings
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1
0
High Blood Pressure
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All
1
1
Cataract
Pre
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1
0
Bone Loss
Pre
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1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
All
1
0
Sleep Disorders
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All
1
0
Increased Appetite
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All
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Pre
All
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Allergy Medicine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Allergy Medicine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: , 25 mg, 4-25-650 mg
Capsule: 25 mg
Elixir: 12.5 mg/5 mL
Liquid: 12.5 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Diphenhydramine Hcl
Prednisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Allergy Medicine and Prednisone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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