WebMD allergies and asthma expert Dr.Paul Enright, MD, recently blogged about the best antihistamines for allergies. With ragweed season just days away, Dr. Enright’s expert advice couldn’t come at a better time.
Like one in five Americans, Dr. Enright suffers from hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis. As a child, Dr. Enright took first generation antihistamines such as Benadryl. The problem with these older antihistamines is that they cause drowsiness; the same drugs are actually sold as over-the-counter (OTC) sleeping pills. Continue reading