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can i take claritn d with vicks dayquil

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stimulant medication: Both dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d contain stimulants, so it would be duplication to take them together. The phenylephrine in dayquil is weaker ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No: It is best not to since both contain decongestants.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Decongestants: They both contain decongestants and would suggest not taking them together as you may experience side effects . If you have nasal congestion, use nasa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem at all.
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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 member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: no interaction,, if it is plain paracetamol
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Carefully: They can be taken together cautiously.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: In fact Loratadine does nothing to decongest the nose.
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A member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Meds for colds: Yes, but it's not usually advisable. Claritin d contains antihistamine and decongestant. Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm contains expectorant and cough suppr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not recommended: both have decongestants in them so I would not. Claritin (loratadine) D is an antihistamine and decongestant combined, NyQuil typically has decongest ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Cautiously: Be very careful as there may be increased side effects like drowsiness.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Try to find plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) and then can take togatheror find plaine Clarinex and take with mucnex d too uch d ( ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
27 years experience 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 member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can take claritind during daytime and mucinexdm at evening time.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mixing URI meds: Yes. Mucinex (guaifenesin) d is an expectorant/decongestant combination and Clarinex is an antihistamine. The combination can be helpful for a short t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldenberg
28 years experience 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 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM?: Mucinex dm is guaifenesin, a mucolytic with dextromethorphan used as cough suppressant. Why the combination beats me, lol. Coricidin will be an antih ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would advise against taking an additional medication. Nasal rinses and nasal steroids may relieve your symptoms. A virtual appointment may be schedu ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Only if you need all of them.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes You Can: Yes you can.There is no contraindication

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