Best Allergy Medicines for Babies

A baby can have an allergic reaction for number of reasons, and they are very sensitive regarding their skin and immune system. Knowing the true cause of the allergic reaction or sensitivity can help parents prevent and treat any of their unpleasant alllergy symptoms.

The most common allergy reaction in kids are sneezing, sniffling, and other symptoms when some trees, grasses, and weeds are in bloom. Pollen from trees and plants are aslo among the most common allergy triggers in babies.

If your baby’s allergies get worse during certain seasons, the cause may be that he is suffering from hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergic rhinitis or year-round allergic rhinitis. Your baby may suffer from year-round allergies otherwise known as perennial allergic rhinitis because she or she is in contact with allergens that are present all or most of the year.

Allegra, Clarinex tablets or syrup, Claritin, and Zyrtec syrup or chewable tables Antihistamine-allergy medicine for babies are some of the most commonly prescribed allergy medicine for babies. Keep in mind that some of this over-the-counter antihistamines can make kids drowsy.

As always, consult your pediatrician before giving any allergy medicine to your infant, since some of this antihistmaines are not safe for babies and should be used with great caution.