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can I take benadryl with claritin 24 hour

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Possibly not: I would avoid taking multiple antihistamines in the same day.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes you can: it might make you a bit more sleepy. But that should not be a problem now that it is time to sleep.
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: The medications you suggest in the doses you suggest are safe to take. Hope this helps.
A female asked:
Dr. Shannon Stinson
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Lower the dose: You can give the diphenhydramine if the symptoms warrant it. To be on the conservative side, if your daughter is an average sized 5 year old, you can ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make you drowsy, but i would not expect any untoward effects from a "non-sedating" antihistamine like Claritin in combi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No wait necessary: While both are antihistamines, only Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will make you drowsy. So as a "one-time" dose, there should not be any significant prob ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: The two are compatible in the short term. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is potentially sedating, so caution is advised.By the way, studies show the regul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes it is: But be careful if you're driving or using machinery, and don't exceed recommended dosage, that's exceptional though, you don't want to repeat unless r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
No not good idea: you should not mix antihistamines. it has cumulative effect. instead why don't you treat the cause of your allergies. please visit us at www.ehacstl.c ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Adding Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is fine. If your allergies are out of control you might want to consider adding medicated nasal sprays to your treat ... Read More

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