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can i take dayquil and allergy medication at the same time

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: I would not advise taking theses medications together. They all have antihistamines.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Dayquil doesn't contain an antihistaminic, read the labels for other preparations though, fine to take together and with doxycycline, good that y ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: They can be taken at the same time.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
I think so: They should not interact. However if you take opiate pain killer and first generation antihistamine like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) you can be very d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Probably: This combination is usually safe, but individual factors may influence this. Consult your doctor to deal with your specific circumstances.
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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
11 years experience Psychiatry
"Can I": "I" is the catch in your question. I can't give advice to you in particular. The answer depends on your other known conditions and the Celexa dose. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Antihistamines: Best to take one at a time, and see if it's working or not. Doubling up doesn't always lead to better results.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: They can be taken together.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience Pharmacology
No: No, both products have antihistamines and cough suppressants in them, so you would not want to mix them.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There is no drug interaction between these two drugs.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Cold : No
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes you can. Beware of the side effects like drowsiness from benadryl (diphenhydramine).
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Agazanof
10 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Yes. Healthy 21 yo with no other meds no issues.
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: YES
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: One of the ingredients in actifed is sudafed so you should not take both at the same time. This can result in increase in side effects of the sudafed ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: It is preferable to pick one or the other and stick with it, but the safety profile of both medications may allow you to do this. I have found this wo ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Must be cautious: Opioids all can interact with the medications in nyquill, which include an antihistamine, decongestant and cough suppressant. In appropriate prescribe ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
OK: According to Medscape Drug Interaction checker, there is no reported interaction between fexofenadine and amoxicillin.
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Why?: These two medications are for the same type of symptoms. Try one at a time and see which suits your better. There would be no benefit from taking both ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Melatonin: Yes, as needed for sleep.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: They can be used together.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably ok: Unless you have uncontrolled hypertension or high anxiety since Theraflu also contains a decongestant although a mild one. Both decongestants can rai ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Interaction: Lemsip will increase level of Benylin.

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