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Non-Prescription antihistamines

All of the non-prescription antihistamines (combined with decongestants) are "first generation" antihistamines and generally cause drowsiness, slowed reaction time and dry mouth in most people.

Actifed (and combination products)
Alavert
Alka Seltzer Plus Sinus Allergy Medicine
Allerest (and combination products)
A.R.M.
BC Cold Powder Multi-Symptom Formula
Benadryl (and combination products)
Brompheniramine
Claritin (Loratadine)
Chlor- Trimeton (and combination products)
Comtrex Multi-Symptom Day/Night
Contac Maximum Strength
Corididin (and combination products)
Dimetane
Dimetapp (and combination products)
Drixoral (and combination products)
PediaCare Night Rest Cough-Cold Liquid
Sinarest
Sudafed Plus
Tavist (and combination products)
Triaminic Allergy
Tylenol Allergy Sinus/Tylenol PM
Vicks NyQuil (and combination products)
Vicks Pediatric Formula 44M Cough & Cold

Many brand name and generic formulas are available without prescription. If you are in doubt as to whether or not a product contains an antihistamine, consult your physician or pharmacist.

Prescription antihistamines

The following medications are "second generation" antihistamines and generally do not cause the side effects of "first generation" antihistamines, such as drowsiness, slowed reaction time and dry mouth.

Xyzal (Levocetirizine)
Allegra (Fexofenadine)
Astelin (Astepro)
Clarinex (desloratadine)
Palgic (Carbinoxamine)
Tanafed
*Zyrtec (Cetirizine)
*Low sedating.


The following are "first generation" antihistamines and generally cause drowsiness, slowed reaction time and dry mouth.

Atarax (Hydroxyzine)
Naldecon
Temaril
Antivert
Periactin
Rondec
Respitann
Vazobie
Trinalin
Dallergy
Rynatan
Vistaril
Doxepin Sinequan)
Elavil(Amitryptaline)
Pamelor (Nortryptaline)

Non-prescription oral decongestants

Actifed Allergy Daytime
Allerest
Drixoral Non-drowsy Formula
Efidac/24
PediaCare Infants' Decongestant Drops
Sudafed Tablets

Prescription oral decongestants

DuraVent
Entex LA
Entex PSE
Exgest LA
Respaire
Sinuvent
Guaifed PD

Non-prescription decongestant nasal sprays

Prolonged use may cause rebound congestion. Afrin (and related products)
Cheracol
Dristan
Duration l2-Hour
4-Way Fast Acting
NTZ Long Acting
Neo Synephrine (and related products)
NostrillNostrilla
Otrivin
Privine
Vicks S inex Long-acting/Vapor/Vaporub/VapoS teamlVatronoI

Non-prescription anti-allergy nasal spray

Nasalcrom (cromolyn)

Non-prescription saline nasal sprays

Afrin Saline Mist
Ayr
NaSal Moisturizer AF
Ocean
Salinex

Prescription antihistamine nasal spray

Astelin
Astepro
Patanase

Prescription atropine-like nasal spray

Atrovent

Prescription nasal corticosteroid sprays

These do not contain antihistamines or decongestants. You can take these, as they do not interfere with skin testing.

Beconase (Pockethaler and Beconase AQ)
Flonase
Nasacort (Nasal Inhaler and Nasacort AQ)
Nasalide
Nasonex
Rhinocort
Vancenase (Pockethaler and Vancenase DS)



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