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Important Advice For Allergy Patients

For allergy concerns, we advise our patients to discontinue use of any antihistamines at least three to five days prior to the appointment with the doctor.

Common antihistamines include:

  • Clarinex, Claritin, Allegra, Zyrtec, Actifed, Atarax, Benadryl, Contac, Deconamine, Dimetapp, Trinalin, Periactic, Phenergan, Rynatan, Tavist, Triaminic
  • Decongestant/antihistamine combination medications
  • Astelin, a prescription nose spray antihistamine
  • Any over-the-counter allergy medicines or cold & cough remedies
  • Any over-the-counter sleep aids − they usually contain sedating antihistamines
  • Some medications for dizziness and anti-depressants (tricyclic antidepressants), which can also contain antihistamines.

Patients should continue to take, as prescribed, the following medications:

  • All of your other non-allergy medications
  • Antibiotics
  • All asthma medications
  • Oral steroid/prednisone
  • Prescription nose sprays, with the exception of Astelin
  • Decongestants that are not combined with an antihistamine

Accepted Insurance Carriers

  • Blue Cross Key Physician Network
  • AHS (Blue Cross State of Mississippi)
  • MS Health Partners
  • MS Physicians Care Network
  • First Choice
  • United Health Care
  • Tricare
  • Medicare

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
  • St. Dominic