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Cetirizine hydrochloride for cold

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
ANtihistamine: Cetrizine is an antihistamine and is used for allergy symptoms.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Allergy and Immunology 37 years experience
Yes: You can overdose on any medication. Everybody feels that if a little is good, then more is better. Everything in moderation. You can even "overdose... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sublett
Allergy and Immunology 48 years experience
Indefinitely: There is no limit on how long any antihistamine, including cetirizine, can be taken. Antihistamines work by blocking histamine receptor sites and are ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Why do you ask?: If you are trying to kill yourself, it is a sign of mental illness that can be treated. You ought to contact your doctor or go to the emergency room o... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Maitland
26 years experience
Allergy medications: Typically, anti-histamines, such as cetirizine, can cause drowsiness. Other typical side effects include dry mouth and difficulty using the bathroom,... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: As long as you follow correct dosing.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 20 years experience
You shouldn't: Both medications are in the same class called non-sedating antihistamines and are effective for 24 hours. They should not be taken at the same time.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
No: These are the same class of medication and probably should note be used together.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
None: None that i'm aware of. I personally have taken it daily for >10 years without adverse reaction.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Uncertain: I am unaware of any study on human re. The lethal dose but have heard of people taking up to 8 tablets a day without serious side effects.
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