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can i take claritin and zyrtec in the same day

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No expected benefit of combining Zyrtec and Claritin (there are situations that call for high dose antihistamine use, but generally with one or the ot ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: Should not be dangerous, just redundant.
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine: I would rather you see an allergist and entertain other options to treat your allergies.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Antihistamines are well tolerated even when the dose is doubled or when one is taking 2 kinds of antihistamines.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy meds: Hello. Allergy medication like zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) help with the symptoms of allergy. The dose for an adult is 10 mg for Claritin (lorata ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but: Why zyrtec if you already took claritin d ? If you feel symptoms aren't controlled you need to revisit your doctor, all the best
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: As long as you only take the recommended doses. If you do need all these medications to control your allergies, you should consider consulting an all ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
You shouldn't: All of those medications are in the same class called non-sedating antihistamines. They should not be taken at the same time.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Zyrtec (cetirizine) loratidine: Yes but can get expensive and i wouldn't recommend it routinely.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but: Both Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec (cetirizine) are new generation antihistamines. While there is no harm to using them together, there is likely ... Read More
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