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can you take claritin and advil together

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Claritin (loratadine) is a non-drowsy antihistamine and advil (ibuprofen) can relieve pain and fever. There should be no significant interactions bet ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Should not be a problem.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
With care: Only if under the direct supervision of your doctor.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Which Malanga?: Advil (ibuprofen) & Claritin (loratadine) (loratidine) are safe when taken together w/o demonstrable interactions (http://www.drugs.com/interactio ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: they are both antihistamines and would not be useful or safe taken together! Hope this helps Dr z
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Should be ok if...: If a person had no problems taking meloxicam (Mobic) in the past for some medical condition, and separately had no problem taking diphenhydramine (Ben ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No it is same medici: Advil (ibuprofen) is a brand name of Ibuprofen so why will you want to take them together.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If there is sever itching then you may need to take both but i would space them out so fexofenadine would be used in the am and Loratadine at night. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes, but . . .: My big concern: there are many different types/brands of Nyquil which is a combination of several medications, depending upon brand name. Luckily http ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes you can. See the recommended doses for each.
A female asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: no interactions between the two medications exist
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Onier Villarreal Alejandro
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: As usual, when taking multiple medications it is wise to keep track of any side-effects that you may experience. Always let your primary doctor know ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Advil (ibuprofen): Yes there are no significant interactions.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes you can.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience in Pain Management
No: I wouldn't suggest taking both Naproxen and Ibuprofen together at the same time. The are both in the same class of medications, nsaids. I would sugg ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Skeete
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Should be fine..: There shouldn't be any cross reactivity between these two common medications. Just be careful to always eat something before you use Advil (ibuprofen) ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Nurofen plus contains Ibuprofen and codeine. The new generation antihistamines such as zyrtec, Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra should be well toler ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Per Drugs.Com Drug interaction checker; "No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your d ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
40 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
You can, but don't: If you are on prednisone, you shouldn't need the advil (ibuprofen). The anti-inflammatory effects of the predisone are far more powerful than advil (i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
With caution: Naproxen and similar anti-imflammatory medications increase the risk of bleeding by inhibiting platelet function (platelets help the blood clot). This ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Benzonanate&ibuproph: Yes you can there is no contraindication.
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A member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes.: Zyrtec (cetirizine) d is zyrtec (cetirizine) and sudafed combined (see ingredients on box in photo). Save money and buy the generic brand.
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