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    hard time dealing with allergic rhinitis
    An_246615 posted:
    greetings to hoping somebody could help me regarding my long time suffering from rhinitis..ive tried almost all OTC medications..there is one that relieves me well-antihistamine..ive been taking this kind for years now since i started suffering question is this: is there any side effects that could affect my health as i grow older because of prolong use of antihistamine? im regularly taking 1 tab 25mg every night..most friends told that it could also lower testosterone production in true? should i continue taking at night? coz if i dont, whole day would be a disaster for me..pls advise..thanks
    Aqua14 responded:
    What's the name of the medication (either brand or generic name) you are taking? Without knowing that no one can really weigh in with thoughts. Thanks. Judy
    It's never too late to be what you might have been. ~ George Eliot. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
    red1122 replied to Aqua14's response:
    thanks for your reply judy..i forgot to say its diphenhydramineHCL, benadryl
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