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Can I take claritin D and dayquil together

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Antihistamines: Both medications have antihisstamines and decongestants. Not sure what you are treating, but if you need both on the same day, then it may be better t... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No: Because the additive doses of the d in both compounds may be too much for your heart or emotion.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
18 years experience
Yes: Claritin d combines an antihistamine (loratadine) with a decongestant (pseudo-ephedrine). Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant. These are safe to... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Should not be a problem.
A female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Yes: no significant interaction. But why take dramamin? This is a very unusual medication.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dahmes
47 years experience
Generally no: Amphetamine and sympathomimetics don't interact well and can cause arrhythmias, hypertension and other vascular and neurological side-effects.
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
You can: but together they could make you pretty drowsy. Be sure you don't need to drive.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Yes: This is a common combination.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Claritin-D: Claritin (loratadine)-d 12 hour can be taken twice daily chronically but it can have side effects. Taking a decongestant can lead to hypertension or ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
Yes: A good idea for self-medicating cold/sinus symptoms is to list your symptoms and present the list to the pharmacist who can guide you through the lita... Read More