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can you take allegra and dextromethorphan together

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience 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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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
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Dr. Glenn Skow
11 years experience Family Medicine
No: The D in Allegra-D is the same active ingredient as sudafed.
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
No: These both have decongestants in them so only one or the other
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medication question: You can take these two medications together.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but why: Allegra (fexofenadine) and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. Allegra doesn't cross into the brain, so no sedation. Benadryl common ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
2 antihistamines: At usual doses, there should not be significant side effects from taking these 2 antihistamines together. If a person is needing this much for relief ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Compatible: Meds are comparable for cough.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This should not be a problem.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Delsym (dextromethorphan): This is an over-the-counter cough medicine which contains dextromethorphan which can be habit-forming if used on regular basis. Benadryl (diphenhydram ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aparna Shah
32 years experience Pediatrics
No it is not: Both of them are non sedating antihistamines so it is ok to take them together.

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