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can I take claritin with mucinex

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: You can take either one or both. The choice depends on the underlying cause of the symptoms.

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A member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: no interaction, good luck
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: No major interactions.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: In fact Loratadine does nothing to decongest the nose.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem at all.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Only if you need all of them.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Cautiously: Be very careful as there may be increased side effects like drowsiness.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Antihistamine is safe even with 4x the average daily dose. The major side effects would be dry mouth and drowsiness ( the latter much less common if ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes. No reason not to mix the use of Claritin (loratadine) (or Claritin (loratadine) d) with ibuprofen.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Most of the nyquil preparations do not have something to thin the mucus. The Mucinex (guaifenesin) can accomplish this.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Possible, but: Zyrtec (cetirizine), is an antihistamine. Mucinex d (guaifenesin and Pseudoephedrine 120mg) is a combination of a medication to loosen secretions and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
13 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes : Yes no problem. Robitussin (guaifenesin) makes the mucus thin and sudafed decongests you.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
OK: You can take Azithromycin as long as you don't have a history of cardiac arrhythmias. There should be no adverse interaction with mucinex (guaifenesin ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
OK Guaifenesin: It is fine to combine guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex, but you will be getting lots of Guaifenesin -- this should be no problem.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: Both www.Epocrates.Com and www.Drugs.Com have a drug interaction checking function, neither of which found any interaction between Mucinex (guaifenesi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Nurofen (ibuprofen) is a NSAID medication used to treat pain, fever, etc. Claritin (loratadine) is a new generation antihistamine used for treating a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Med question: Yes, no problem.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, this is an expectorant and will cause no problems with your CHF or other medications.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Diurex & mucinex (guaifenesin): It is not ideal. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is an expectorant to help you loosen up phlegm and help you clear the mucus from your lungs. Diurex is a diuret ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Yes: I prefer Mucinex (guaifenesin) by day to get rid of secretions from the lungs and using tussionex at night to help rest/get sleep by suppressing the c ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make you drowsy. Claritin is much less sedating so it is best during the daylight hours whereas Benadryl (diphenhyd ... Read More
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