Medications for Food Allergies

Below is a listing of medications for food allergies. Click on one to read more information or connect with others also living with food allergies.

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  • Aclovate (Alclometasone)

    Overview
    Aclovate is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat skin inflammation associated with psoriasis and various other skin conditions in adults and children age one... read more

  • Advair (Fluticasone/Salmeterol)

    Overview
    Advair is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma in people four years of age and older. Advair is sometimes prescribed to treat respiratory symptoms in ... read more

  • Allegra (Fexofenadine)

    Overview
    Allegra is an over-the-counter medication used to treat allergy symptoms. Allegra is also known by its drug name, Fexofenadine.

    Allegra is an antihistamine. Allegra is believed to work by blocking ... read more

  • Allegra-D (Fexofenadine/Pseudophedrine)

    Overview
    Allegra-D is a medication used to treat allergy symptoms and sinus congestion. Allegra-D is available over the counter in most states, but only by prescription in certain states. Allegra-D is a combin... read more

  • Alupent (Metaproterenol)

    Overview
    Alupent is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat bronchospasms in diseases such as asthma. Alupent is also known by its drug name, Metaproterenol. Alupent is ... read more

  • Asmanex (Mometasone)

    Overview
    Asmanex is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the maintenance treatment of asthma. Asmanex is also known by its drug name, Mometasone. Asmanex is sometimes pres... read more

  • Ativan (Lorazepam)

    Overview
    Ativan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat anxiety. Ativan is also known by its drug name, Lorazepam. Ativan is sometimes prescribed to treat neurologica... read more

  • Avoidance of allergenic foods

    There is no cure for food allergies. Avoidance of allergenic foods is the safest and surest way to avoid experiencing an allergic reaction.

    What does it involve?
    When grocery shopping, carefully read all f... read more

  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)

    Overview
    Benadryl is an over-the-counter medication used to treat allergy symptoms. Benadryl is also known by its drug name, Diphenhydramine.

    Benadryl is an antihistamine. Benadryl is believed to work by bl... read more

  • Claritin (Loratadine)

    Overview
    Claritin is an over-the-counter medication used to treat allergy symptoms. Claritin is also known by its drug name, Loratadine.

    Claritin is an antihistamine. Claritin is believed to work by blocking the a... read more

  • Claritin-D (Loratadine/Pseudophedrine)

    Overview
    Claritin-D is a medication used to treat allergy symptoms and sinus congestion. Claritin-D is available over the counter in most states, but only by prescription in certain states. Claritin-D is a com... read more

  • Clinical trials

    Treatment: Clinical trials

    Depending on several factors, you may be eligible to participate in clinical trials studying new treatments for food allergies and allergy symptoms. Eligibility may be based on spe... read more

  • Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

    Treatment: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)

    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments are popular with many people who have food allergies. CAM treatments may include herbal supplem... read more

  • Dulera (Mometasone/Formoterol)

    Overview
    Dulera is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma. Dulera is sometimes prescribed to treat respiratory symptoms in people with food allergies. Since the ... read more

  • Flonase (Fluticasone)

    Overview
    Flonase is an over-the-counter medication used to treat allergic rhinitis. Flonase is also known by its drug name, Fluticasone.

    Flonase is a corticosteroid, a drug that suppresses the immune syste... read more

  • Hydrocortisone

    Overview
    Hydrocortisone is available over the counter and by prescription at higher strengths. Hydrocortisone is sometimes used to treat dermatological symptoms in people with food allergies.

    Hydrocortison... read more

  • Luxiq (Betamethasone)

    Overview
    Luxiq is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat inflammatory and pruritic (itchy) skin conditions. Luxiq is also known by its drug name, Betamethasone. Luxiq i... read more

  • Prednisolone

    Overview
    Prednisolone is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat inflammation. Prednisolone is sometimes prescribed to treat allergy symptoms in people with food allergi... read more

  • Prednisone

    Overview
    Prednisone is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat inflammation. Prednisone is sometimes prescribed to treat allergy symptoms in people with food allergies. ... read more

  • ProAir HFA (Albuterol)

    Overview
    ProAir HFA is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat bronchospasms in people age 4 and older. ProAir HFA is also known by its drug name, Albuterol.... read more

  • ProAir RespiClick (Albuterol)

    Overview
    ProAir RespiClick is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat bronchospasms in people age 12 and older. ProAir RespiClick is also known by its drug n... read more

  • Proventil (Albuterol)

    Overview
    Proventil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat bronchospasms in diseases such as asthma. Proventil is also known by its drug name, Albuterol. ... read more

  • Qvar (Beclomethasone)

    Overview
    Qvar is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the maintenance treatment of asthma in people five years of age and older. Qvar is also known by its drug name, Beclo... read more

  • Sudafed (Pseudoephedrine)

    Overview
    Sudafed is a medication used to treat sinus pressure and congestion. Sudafed is available over the counter in most states, but only by prescription in certain states. Sudafed is also known by its drug... read more

  • Valium (Diazepam)

    Overview
    Valium is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat anxiety. Valium is also known by its drug name, Diazepam. Valium is sometimes prescribed to treat neurological... read more

  • Ventolin (Albuterol)

    Overview
    Ventolin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat bronchospasms in diseases such as asthma. Ventolin is also known by its drug name, Albuterol. Al... read more

  • Xanax (Alprazolam)

    Overview
    Xanax is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat anxiety. Xanax is also known by its drug name, Alprazolam. Xanax is sometimes prescribed to treat neurological ... read more

  • Zyrtec (Cetirizine)

    Overview
    Zyrtec is an over-the-counter medication used to treat allergy symptoms. Zyrtec is also known by its drug name, Cetirizine.

    Zyrtec is an antihistamine. Zyrtec is believed to work by blocking the ac... read more

  • Zyrtec-D (Cetirizine/Pseudophedrine)

    Overview
    Zyrtec-D is a medication used to treat allergy symptoms and sinus congestion. Zyrtec-D is available over the counter in most states, but only by prescription in certain states. Zyrtec-D is a combinati... read more

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