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i have a sore throat from an allergy can i take zyrtec and claitin to make it stop hurting so bad

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Avoidance : If you know your allergens, avoidance is the best treatment. If your use of standard antihistamines isn't helping, your doctor has many other treatme ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Allergy testing : Your symptoms ay be caused by a number of conditions, including allergic reactions, smoking and possibly even malignancy. Please see your PCP and disc ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: But remember all medications should be taken as recommended and not abused,
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Usually safe if you have no contraindication to any of the medications, like allergic reaction. The medications you mentioned do not interact adversel ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not cancer!: Good morning, solid white spots on the back of the tonsils are secretions that are trapped in the crypts of tonsils. If it is associated with pain, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Allergies: 21 year old lady with allergies unresponsive to OTC antihistamines. If blocking histamine has not worked, try using a nasal corticosteroid spray such ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Congetion: Claritin-D contains loratadine and pseudo-ephedrine. Tylenol cold contains acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, phenylephrine, chlorpheneramine. If you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably ok: You will need to watch for drowsiness when taking several types of cold medications. Zyrtec (cetirizine) itself may cause drowsiness in around 10% of ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See ENT: I recommend that you consult an ENT specialist to find out what's wrong with your throat.
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