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can i take dextromethorphan with allegra

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Interaction: I wouldn't expect significant side effects with taking both as long as you follow dosage instructions. Drowsiness is possible so it's best to stay at ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Richards
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nothing: You may either become sedated or it could make you jittery. Overall the otc allergy medications are very safe and you would have to take many to have ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: I typically avoid dextromethorphan in pregnancy. Some providers might feel comfortable depending on your gestational age, but I don't. If treating a ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
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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 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 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 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 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 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
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 female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: I take it you mean dramamine (dimenhydrinate). Both can be used at the same time and do not interfere with onne another.
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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Demarco
20 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hypertension: Caution should be used if the product contains phenylephrine, which is the nasal decongestant. This may elevate blood pressure.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Suphedrine pe contains the decongestant phenylephrine to decrease nasal congestion. It is fine to use phenylephrine with Cetirizine but avoid combinin ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is ok for temporary relieve of cold and allergies. If symptoms persistent and cough does not go away for 1-2 weeks, it is time to see your phy ... 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Drugs.Com: drug interaction checker showed no significant interactions between chlorpheniramine & Sudafed Congestion (pseudoephedrine). Piriton contains chlo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: If your allergies are not controlled with one med alone, stepping up to a different med like flonase, nasonex, etc., will likely help you more than ta ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Those 2 medications are safe to take together
A female asked:
Dr. Ayesha Siddiqi
30 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: yes
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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