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Are human allergy/sinus meds ok?

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Are human allergy/sinus meds ok for dogs?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question. My name is***** I have been a small animal veterinarian for 13 years. Some human allergy medications, such as benadryl, are safe for dogs. But medications containing decongestants like psuedoephedrine can be dangerious.

However, while they are safe, many of them are not that effective at treating allergy symptoms. Are there specific medications that you are interested in knowing more about.