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Can you take Zyrtec and singular together

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem. The extra antihistamine would not hurt you.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
16 years experience Pharmacology
Not recommended.: Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec have similar action and taking them together will result in duplication and additives side effects( headache, drowsin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is time tested old antihistamine and works well. It can cause drowsiness so use it before going to bed. Zyrtec causes less ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not a great idea: There is likely no added benefit of taking these two medications together. The real question is what kind of symptoms are you attempting to treat. The ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but why?: Zyrtec (cetirizine) and Claritin (loratadine) are both new generation antihistamines. While it is fine to take both antihistamines, it should not be ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not toxic, but why?: Both have antihistamine properties, if needing the anti-nausea of promethazine, should also address allergic symptoms. Otherwise, zyrtec (cetirizine) ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Not advisable : I would not take both at the same time because these medications do the same thing and can have additive effects if used together. They are both antih ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, if...: If a person was able to take zyrtec and tamiflu (oseltamivir) separately in the past, without any problems related to the medications, then she should ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: You can take both medications together without any serious side effects providing that you take both at the recommended otc doses.

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