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Posted on Thu, 2 Jun 2016 in Asthma and Allergy
Question: hi, my 4 year old son suffers from food intolerances and weather allergies since birth, has was intorerant to dairy and lots of other foods, he seems to have grown out of these but all year round he has a runny nose and swollen puffy eyes, he was on neo clarity which stopped working after few years, he was then on singular but made him aggressive, he is now on xyzal which is not helping him,
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Better to give him intranasal spray containing steroids.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic
I can understand your concern.
In my opinion, you should give him following drugs.
1. Oral combination of antihistamine (levocetrizine or fexofenadine) and anti allergic (montelukast) drugs. Combination is better than individual drugs.
2. Intranasal spray containing steroids (fluticasone)
3. Steam inhalation 4-5 times a day.
4. Give him plenty of fluids orally.
He will mostly improve with all these.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wishing good health to your son. Thanks.
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