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Allergy Relief

Published: June 2, 2010

Don’t suffer needlessly from springtime allergy 
symptoms. Taken once or twice daily, over-the-counter (OTC) products that contain the active ingredient 
loratadine (Claritin) or cetirizine (Zyrtec) help treat runny nose, sneezing, and itchy and watery eyes. These drugs, which may be used in combination 
with OTC pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) to relieve congestion, sometimes cause a dry mouth. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is another effective option for allergy relief. The OTC product is taken every eight hours and may cause drowsiness.

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  • ANNA BENSON

    ABOUT A YEAR AGO I READ WHERE SOMEONE WROTE IN ABOUT HER FATHER AND HIS VERY RUNNY NOSE, AND HIS DR. GAVE HIM SOMETHING TO CURE THIS PROBLEM ,WHICH MANY OLDER PEOPLE HAVE. I CAN NOT REMEMBER WHAT THE CURE WAS. I THINK THE WRITER WAS FROM NEW JERSEY