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Old 04-10-2009, 09:19 PM   #1
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Spring Allergies

Lets face it some of us who live in Vancouver are unlucky once spring time hits. Doesn't help at all with all the flowers and cherry blossoms blooming. I've got some pretty bad allergies - to name a few runny noises, eyes are itchy and recently headaches.

What does everyone take?

I take usually reactine and I've used some nose spray which supposedly is really good

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Old 04-10-2009, 10:05 PM   #2
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reactine and flonase for me
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:36 PM   #3
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+1 on flonase, but you should try to start taking it regularly before allergy season--it "builds up" protection

when it gets real bad, zirtec works well for me
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Old 04-11-2009, 02:09 AM   #4
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taking claritin - not really helping.
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:15 AM   #5
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aerius kicks ass for me... but it wears off before i wake up now... all the other ones don't do jack
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i just started having them 2 years ago and i finlly decide to take the meds.... but im not too sure on any info.. after i take the meds i wont have a stuffy nose and sneeze? does it make you drowzy?
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Old 04-15-2009, 09:36 AM   #7
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is flonase over the counter ???? i've never heard of it before..

i was taking reactine for awhile but now just decongestion pills (pseudoephidrine?)

i don't care much about the itchy eyes.. its the constant stuffed up or runny nose that drives me insane !!!
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Old 04-15-2009, 09:55 AM   #8
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aerius. Nose is running like a faucet. Constant phlem (sp?) built up in my throat. This year is REALLY bad. Last year I has no problems what so ever.
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Old 04-15-2009, 09:38 PM   #10
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Aerius works quite well for me.
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:31 PM   #11
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I took claritin a long time ago, but it stopped working for me. I tried reactine but after a whlie it was useless. Now I'm using Aerius and it is still working so far.

For myself, reactine still works if I take one before I go to bed and when I wake up. Then for most of the day I'm hay fever free!
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:12 PM   #12
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