Read more Loratedine (Alavert, Claritin), Cetirizine (Zyrtec)and Fexofenadine (Allegra)are all effective.
Dyphenhydramine (Benadryl) is short acting so if you want the reaction not to come back in the middle of the night then one of the above would be better. Read more Unless specifically instructed by an allergist.
But they thicken the kids secretions and make them harder to cough out. Bromfed and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) both contain "antihistamine" medications which act via the same mechanism. Read more Might suggest this be dealt with like one handles stage fright. Another choice, alprazolam, which could keep you more awake.
Results of a radiolabeled tissue distribution study in rats and a radioligand H1-receptor binding study in guinea pigs showed that desloratadine did not readily cross the blood brain barrier. Dosing: Oral: Children: 6-11 months: 1 mg once daily 12 months to 5 years: 1.25 mg once daily 6-11 years: 2.5 mg once daily Children /= 12 years and Adults: 5 mg once daily Supplied Syrup (Clarinex®): 0.5 mg/m L (480 m L) [bubble gum flavor] Tablet (Clarinex®): 5 mg Tablet, orally-disintegrating (Clarinex® Redi Tabs®): 5 mg [contains phenylalanine 1.75 mg/tablet] Adult (usual) Chronic idiopathic urticaria: 60 mg orally twice daily.In fact, allergy to antihistamine has not been documented except for perhaps contact sensitization to topical benadryl (diphenhydramine). Read more There is a letter to the editor in a european journal reporting an association. However, antihistamines can cause dryness, and if that progresses to dehydration, then gout attacks can occur with a higher frequency. Antihistamines generally don't cause significant dehydration. Aspirin can make gout worse, as can other salicylate-containing meds. Read more Doxepin is an effective but sedating tricyclic antidepressant.This drug's sedating effect is significantly due to its powerful antihistamine effects.Both enantiomers of fexofenadine hydrochloride displayed approximately equipotent antihistaminic effects.Fexofenadine hydrochloride inhibited antigen-induced bronchospasm in sensitized guinea pigs and histamine release from peritoneal mast cells in rats.Moreover, no sedative or other central nervous system effects were observed.Radiolabeled tissue distribution studies in rats indicated that fexofenadine does not cross the blood-brain barrier.If you are using then as a sleep aid, will you need more with time to achieve the same level of sedation.It is not an addiction, it is tolerance to the medication. Read more Neither drug is recommended for kids under 6.Every child is different, and because there are so many possibilities of adverse effects when mixing meds, call Poison Control. Read more Is probably the most readily available sedating antihistamine.It is a common ingredient in over-the-counter (OTC) preparations for sleep, such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM -- the PM part is diphenhydramine, the generic name for Benadryl.