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can I take claritin and mucinex for allergies

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ALLERGIC RHINITIS: Your 4 year old does not respond to claritin? Try giving Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1 tsp at bedtime and Claritin at daytime. Mucinex is a cough expec ... Read More
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Dr. David Mann
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Claritin & mucinex (guaifenesin): Claritin plus Mucinex is safe, but in your case not needed. Try a more potent antihistamine like zyrtec. If runny nose persists, a prescription nasa ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is ok: Yes it may be ok to give musinex along with loratadine.
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal congestion: You can but a better treatment is a saline nasal spray that should help with the congestion.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ok but: It is ok to give Mucinex (guaifenesin) but unless it's Mucinex (guaifenesin) d it would not do anything to decongest your child's "sinuses". Consult y ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: you can give them together. Loratadine though doesn't help congestion, it helps control sneezing, runny nose and nasal itching, Mucinex would loosen t ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Viral infection.: A viral illness is most likely. The cedar allergy theory seems highly unlikely to me.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Claritin (loratadine) or Zyrtec: You can take Claritin (loratadine) or Zyrtec both are once a day and If too much congestion and you don't have High Boodl Pressure you can take Clarit ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
I : I can understand your fear, however the best thing for you and your baby is for you to relax and move on from here. The likelihood that any damage was ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ok together: Claritin is an antihistamine and Mucinex (guaifenesin) d contains a decongestant (d) and a mucolytic. These should be fine together, as long at the C ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: no interaction, good luck

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