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    • Studies show that 1 dose of ZYRTEC works for a full 24 hours
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    • Long lasting relief from allergy symptoms
    • Helps relieve itchy, red, watery eyes, sneezing and runny, itchy nose, postnasal drip, itching from hives
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Got Hives? Skip the Steroids

Even though the steroid prednisone is commonly prescribed for patients with itching associated with hives, a French study found it provided no more relief than a placebo.

"Prednisone is a strong and great drug for certain problems, but it is no better than antihistamine treatment for patients who are itching with hives," said the study's lead author Caroline Barniol, MD, of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire in Toulouse, France.

"The antihistamine levocetirizine alone achieved full itching relief within 2 days for 76 percent of patients. With the addition of prednisone, the relief scores were actually worse." Levocetirizine is a prescription drug related to Benadryl.

Two days after undergoing emergency treatment for hives, 62 percent of patients treated with levocetirizine and prednisone had an "itch score" of 0, while 76 percent of those in the placebo group (levocetirizine and placebo) had an itch score of 0. In addition, 30 percent of patients in the prednisone group and 24 percent in the placebo group reported relapses.

Help! I Need Hives Relief!?

I broke out in hives because I am cat sitting for my aunt while she is away. I bought Clartin, but my mom said to get Benadryl. What's better?


benedryl, but also a cool shower cause if you scratch them it will jus spread, and hot water also makes it spread,, good luck


Benadryl + Oatmeal Bath.

I have hives on my legs and arms that have lasted for 3 days nowm, what do i do?

I woke up with hives three days ago, nothing different in my diet, no new stress to worry over. I have taken benadryl without relief, or very little relief. The hives appear on my legs, and arms only. They itch so bad that i have scratched through the


You need steroids to stop your body from going haywire with the reaction to the allergen.

Benedryl is the first step, to try to calm the reaction, but you need steroids. If you can't afford a doctor, you could die. If the allergens win


You could have what my sis has. Autoimmune hives. See a dermatologist there is help. If that is it its because your body sees your skin as a foreign object and its trying to get rid of it.


You need steroids to stop your body from going haywire with the reaction to the allergen.

Benedryl is the first step, to try to calm the reaction, but you need steroids. If you can't afford a doctor, you could die. If the allergens win