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Can I take Phenylephrine and Flonase together

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Both are decongestants and tend to raise your heart rate and blood pressure. In general, Pseudoephedrine is more potent than phenylephrine
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Claritin (loratadine) is a new generation antihistamine while phenylephrine is an oral decongestant. It would be similar but not identical to taking ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Acrivastine: This is a antihistamine. Should be ok to take with phenylephrine. However, if your phenylephrine is in another antihistamine product ulyou should no ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: DayQuil contains PHENYLEPHRINE a DECONGESTION similar to SUDAPHED! Rapid heart beat and a number of other symptoms are possible! Hope this helps! D ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy meds: Hello. You can take Claritin (loratadine) and nyquil on the same day together. Check with your doctor or pharmacist for other options.
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
It should be: ok if you follow the package directions regarding dosing and frequency, assuming you have no other medical problems.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Should be safe: Those two medications don't tend to interact. As long as you don't have a sensitivity or allergy to either medication.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Benadryl/Claritin : If you have really bad allergies yes you can take them together. But you should see an allergy doc if you need to do this frequently.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience 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. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: no interaction, good luck
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but: you can take together but afrin (oxymetazoline) is addicting with rebound congestion and Flonase is used to help you get off afrin (oxymetazoline) so ... Read More
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Menchell
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mixing medications: Since neozep contains chlorpheniramine, it does not make sense to take it with loratidine since both medications are antihistamines. Loratidine is pr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem with both
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Ineffective: What is the duration of cough? If more than 2-3 weeks, have you seen a doctor? Guaifenesin which is the main ingredient in different combinations of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cold medications: Always cold meds with caution if you have any heart conditions. Updated can be safely taken with Robitussin (guaifenesin) dmv, but not CF or pe types ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Claritin (loratadine) is an antihistamine which would help reduce the runny nose, itchy nose and sneezing. Phentermiine would help reduce the congest ... Read More
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask pharmacist: Pharmacists have access to data bases listing drug interactions so i would consult with one of them first.
A female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
ZyrtecD+Nyquil Cough: I would recommend that you NOT take these medications together at the same time because doing so will be like taking 5 drugs at the same time. Take t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: If you have uncontrolled symptoms with either alone, another agent may be needed. Aerius d, (desloratadine and pseudoephedrine combo) should be taken ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on dose: but taking both together in recommended dosages should not cause any problems.
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