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can i take zantac and benedryl

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is better than zantac. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an h1 blocker, zantac is not. I like Allegra more than Benadryl (diphe ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Ranitidine has not been known to cause any problems with fertility or pregnancy, however diphenhydramine/Benadryl and other antihistamines theoretical ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jed Kwartler
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen tonsil : The ear symptoms may be caused by the inflammation in the tonsil. Whenever you have a persistent enlarged/swollen tonsil on one side needs to get chec ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Keep taking ur meds: and try to see a dermatologist or an allergist for fine tuning your management. Most of the time there is no known cause for the acute hives, unless y ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
yes: There is no contraindication to take ranitidine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But why does he need ranitidine? I know of no reason why these medications cannot be taken together and thus the mixing is likely ok.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on cause: How long it lasts depends on what is causing it. Having said that, they are often caused by a viral infection . In this case, they should go away aft ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Zantac & aciphex : Did you talk to the doc who prescribed this? It may be an over kill. If symptom free with Zantac only stay with it. According to many studies long t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
No: Tagamet (cimetidine) has been used with some positive benefits for difficult warts on the foot. I have not heard of using zantac (ranitidine) in this ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.

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