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can I take ibuprofen with claritin

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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, no problem.: There is no interaction.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
13 years experience in Pediatrics
Different medication: Ibuprofen is an NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory drug), and loratidine is an antihistamine. They are not structurally similar, and being allerg ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: The two do not interfere with one another.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
39 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes: No direct interaction, should be ok.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Yes you may.
A member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
May be of use.: Wouldn't be contraindicated, but not technically the type of medication useful for prevention of NSAID-induced ulcers. That would be Nexium (esomepra ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Yes you can.
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Meds: Yes there are no significant interactions.
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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 member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: they don't interact
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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes if it is needed.....in appropriate dosage.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: There are no contraindications to taking these medications together.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nuzhat Nisar
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Checked interaction checker no interaction.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: No interaction noted btwn NyQuil and Ibuprofen. http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,55-1943
A member asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Understand many of the side effects of both meds are GI in nature. You may get up set stomach and wonder if it is either meds. I would not take them l ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cephalexin and Advil (ibuprofen): No significant drug to drug interaction known.
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Medicines: Please don't take any more medicines until you have discussed this with your doctor! DO NOT DELAY!!!
A member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: no interaction,, if it is plain paracetamol
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Probably Not a Prob: If you mean Tussionex, which is Hydrocodone and Chlorpheniramine, there shouldn't be a problem. Tussionex is a combination opiate and antihistamine an ... Read More

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