Side effects of non sedating antihistamines
If your dog has an allergic reaction, visit your veterinarian for advice and medication. It can be given to a dog of any breed, but it should be used according to prescription and in proper dosage.
Few antihistamines have been listed here, along with the dosage.
Most of the allergens are airborne and enter the dog's body through inhalation.
However, the allergic reaction can be severe only if your dog has had prolonged exposure.
There are various antihistamines for each individual breed of dog, but there are a few which can be commonly used for all breeds.
Don't take more of the medicine than is recommended.
Tell your doctor about all prescription, non-prescription, illegal, recreational, herbal, nutritional, or dietary drugs you're taking before starting on an antihistamine.
These include (least to most sedate) fexofenadine (allegra), Cetirizine (zyrtec), loratidine (claritin). Read more See 2 more doctor answers Antihistamine has minimal effect on vomiting although Phenergan (promethazine) may provide mild benefits. You need to find out what may be causing your vomiting first. Essentially interfering with the release of histamine as well as other inflammatory mediators from the mast cell. Read more Any medication can produce non-typical effects on some of the population that is not seen in others.
Claritin (loratadine) does not seem to cross into the brain in most people, allowing for a lack of sedation for most.