Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:57:49 +0200
- About.com Allergies
Hay Fever Treatment: Should You Take Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra?
My patients frequently ask me which over-the-counter antihistamine they should take -- Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra? You might be thinking, "Aren't these antihistamines all the same?" -- well, they aren't. Depending on the allergic condition being treated, the age of the person, as well as other underlying issues (such as asthma or pregnancy), the best choice of antihistamine might be different. So, instead of thinking that these medicines are all the same, learn more about each one of them and figure out which choice is the best for you....