Do you think your allergy medications are working?

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Red_34
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   Posted 3/2/2006 12:25 PM (GMT -6)   
What allergy meds are you all taking; prescription or OTC and do you think they are they helping your allergy symptoms?
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Kat26
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   Posted 8/9/2006 9:58 PM (GMT -6)   
I have taken Aerius 5mg for sinusitis and really puffy eyes. It doesn't seem to be working too well and I think I'm going to switch to Reactine. Any advice from anyone on the best allergy med for puffy eyes caused by sinus irritation?

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   Posted 8/10/2006 12:40 PM (GMT -6)   
I take advair 250/50 1x, flonase 2 drops each nostril, and 10 mg singular. It is under control unless I get a virus or sinus problems. But I am often tired. IS ANYBODY ELSE OUT THERE TIRED? HAS ANYBODY COME DOWN WITH PNEUMONIA?

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Red_34
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   Posted 8/10/2006 6:25 PM (GMT -6)   
I've never had pneumonia, but when I was taking Flonase I did end up with the most horrible cold of my life. I believe with Advair, Flonase and Singulair there is an increased risk of getting sinus infections and colds so I guess the possibility of pneumonia is there as well. Is this what you have? If so, I'm so sorry to hear this. Are you on antibiotics at this time?
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Joan M
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   Posted 8/11/2006 6:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi, Sherry...Thank the good graces out there, I do not have pneumonia. Actually nexium causes a 27% increase in viral pneumonia. That's the last thing I need. Lately I feel all stuffed up and tired. I decided to make up a thread for fatigue and see what others think. (I did not vote twice on the poll).

Post Edited (Joan M) : 8/12/2006 11:27:22 AM (GMT-6)

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