Answered: Are you building a resistance to allergy medication?
It’s hayfever season, which means tissues, red eyes, and antihistamines.
Many sufferers take the latter preventatively, often on a daily basis.
It prompted a listener to ask 3AW Breakfast’s Instant Radio Solutions segment whether doing so makes the medication less effective.
3AW’s health commentator Gerald Quigley said you can build up a resistance to antihistamines.
“It’s not a good idea to take them every day,” he said.
Mr Quigley said the best option is to regularly wash allergens out of your nose with saline.
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