What about side effects of allergy medication?

These medications are generally well-tolerated by most people. The benefits and risks of these treatments must be discussed with a doctor, and if you are ever having any side effects, please discuss directly with them.

Some common side effects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Oral antihistamine tablet: drowsiness, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, dry mouth/nose/throat
  • Nasal spray: headache, dizziness, nosebleeds, nasal dryness/irritation, cough, nausea or vomiting, or an increase in eye pressure.
  • Eye drops: Headache, blurred vision, eye pain or swelling, nausea, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat.