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Medications for Allergies

Other names: Allergy; Dust Mite Allergy

About Allergies:  An allergy is an exaggerated immune response or reaction to substances that are generally not harmful.

Drugs Used to Treat Allergies

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
levocetirizine B N X 129 reviews
5.0

Generic name: levocetirizine systemic

Brand name:  Xyzal

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

hydroxyzine N N X 35 reviews
8.0

Generic name: hydroxyzine systemic

Brand name:  Vistaril

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Xyzal B N X 116 reviews
5.0

Generic name: levocetirizine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Vistaril N N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: hydroxyzine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

doxylamine B N X Add review
1.0

Generic name: doxylamine systemic

Brand names:  Equate Sleep Aid, Care One Sleep Aid, Equaline Sleep Aid

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

corticotropin C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: corticotropin systemic

Brand name:  H.P. Acthar Gel

Drug class: corticotropin

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

triprolidine C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Brand names:  Zymine, Histex Syrup, Tripohist, Vanahist PD, Histex PD Drops, M-Hist PD, Vanaclear PD …show all

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Zymine C N X 1 review
10

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

dexbrompheniramine C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexbrompheniramine systemic

Brand name:  Ala-Hist IR

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: interactions,

Ala-Hist IR C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexbrompheniramine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: interactions, side effects

chlorpheniramine / ibuprofen / phenylephrine N X Add review Rate

Generic name: chlorpheniramine / ibuprofen / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

dexbrompheniramine / phenylephrine C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: dexbrompheniramine / phenylephrine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

Equate Sleep Aid B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxylamine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Care One Sleep Aid B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxylamine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Equaline Sleep Aid B N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxylamine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

H.P. Acthar Gel C N Add review Rate

Generic name: corticotropin systemic

Drug class: corticotropin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Histex Syrup C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Poly Hist DHC C 3 X Add review Rate

Generic name: dihydrocodeine / phenylephrine / pyrilamine systemic

Drug class: upper respiratory combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Tripohist C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Vanahist PD C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Histex PD Drops C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

M-Hist PD C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Vanaclear PD C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: triprolidine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Topics under Allergies

Alternative treatments for Allergies

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Allergies. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Allergies.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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