Treatment of allergies to buckwheat
Avoiding contact with an allergen is a key point in the general concept of managing any allergy, including food. Therefore, the main thing in the treatment of allergies to buckwheat, as well as the prevention of allergies to buckwheat - to avoid its use.
If the symptoms of allergies are mild, then her therapy with medications is not provided. In case of allergic rhinitis and excessive skin reaction, antihistamines are prescribed, such as suprastin, tavegil, diazolin or zyrtec.
Suprastin tablets of 25 mg are taken after meals: adults and children over 14 years old - 1 tablet 3 times a day, children up to 14 years old - 0.5 tablets (pounded into powder) three times a day. The drug tavegil in the form of tablets is prescribed to adults on 1 tablet no more than four times a day - before meals, with only water; children between 6 and 12 years old are prescribed 0.5 tablets twice a day (in the morning and evening. This medicine is contraindicated in children under one year old (as well as pregnant and lactating women). Tavegil in the form of syrup - 1 teaspoon twice a day.
Antihistamine diazolin should be taken immediately after a meal. Dosage for adults and children over 12 years old - at 0.05–0.2 g 2 times a day. For children under 12 years old, the drug is prescribed in 0.025-0.05 g 1-3 times a day (depending on the intensity of allergy).
Antiallergic drug Zyrtec is available in tablets (for adults and children over 6 years old) and in the form of drops (for children from 6 months to 6 years). The daily dose for adults and children over 6 years old - 1 tablet, which you need to drink with a glass of water. Children from 6 to 12 months are given 5 drops 1 time per day; from 1 to 2 years - 5 drops, 2 times a day; from 2 to 6 years - 5 drops twice a day or 10 drops once a day.
The cycle of treatment with these drugs continues until the removal of acute allergies. And it should be borne in mind that all antihistamines have side effects in the form of drowsiness, lethargy, dizziness, dry mouth, dryness and irritation of the nasal pharynx; stomach pain, nausea and vomiting may also occur.
Allergy to buckwheat does not apply to respiratory allergies. It manifests itself mainly as allergic dermatosis, that is, in the form of urticaria and atopic dermatosis. Therefore, in addition to antihistamine, other medicines, the doctor will not prescribe.
And prevention of allergies to buckwheat in adults and children is very simple: the diet should not be dishes, the use of which can be caused by an allergy to buckwheat.