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Why is it important to keep taking my allergy medication?

Many allergy drugs not only relieve symptoms once you get them, but some are also designed to effectively interrupt the physiological processes that cause allergy symptoms in the first place. Some medications actually help block the action of histamine, leukotrienes or other molecules related to the allergic responses. If your current medications are not adequately controlling your symptoms, see your doctor. There may be other options that better suit your needs.

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