Medication and Food Supplements

Asthma & Allergy Medications


If you have allergies, your physician may prescribe antihistamines to relieve or prevent the symptoms of hay fever (allergic rhinitis) & other allergies. Antihistamines prevent the effects of histamine chemical substance released by the body during an allergic reaction. By preventing the action of histamine the symptoms or the allergy will be reduced.

Possible side effects of antihistamine:
-dry mouth
-difficulty urinating

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Zyrtec (Cetirizine) Medication

Zyrtec is the brand name of cetirizine. It obstructs the functioning of histamine in the body. It does not cause any side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Zyrtec medication

One must not consume zyrtec without prior knowledge of a doctor. Consumption of zyrtec is prohibited if you have had an allergic reaction to atarax or vistaril. Doctor should know about one’s previous kidney or liver disease if one has had the same disease before. Zyrtec 10mg belongs to FDA pregnancy category B. Women should not intake drug zyrtec if she is breast-feeding a baby.

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Allegra (Fexofenadine) Medication

Allegra is the brand name for fexofenadine. Allegra is used to cure allergic symptoms like sneezing, itching, tearing, or any other allergic symptoms.

Allegra medication

One has to stick to the prescribed allegra dosage. This medicine is to be consumed twice a day with water. It is suggested not to consume allegra dosage near to any other dose of any antacid. This may minimize the effect of allegra. It is advised not to consume more of allegra as prescribed by physician. One should not take overdose of this medicine.

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Nasacort (Triamcinolone)

The chemical name of Nasacort is TRIAMCINOLONE. Nasacort is an inhaler corticosteroid and is used to repair seasonal symptoms and hay fever. This medicine can also be used other than this as directed by the doctor.

How does Nasacort works

Nasacort works as a corticosteroid and is basically used to prevent hay fever. One has to inhale this medicine to make maximum benefits of it. A regular usage of this medicine is required to achieve positive response.

Nasacort medications

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Flonase (Fluticasone Nasal)

Flonase is the brand name for fluticasone nasal. Flonase is a steroid and is used to limit the ejection of inflammation causing substances. Nasal allergy symptoms can also be treated by flonase .

Flonase dosage and directions

Shake well before use. If the pump is being used for the first time, or after a week or more, it is necessary to pump into the air. To clear your nostril, blow your nose properly. Tilt your head before you want to make use of flonase. Clean the applicator after use. It is advised not to use same flonase bottle for more than 120 times. Consult your doctor if you have eye infection or any other allergies.

Flonase medication

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