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Mixing fexofenadine and piriton

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Do realize that piriton may cause drowsiness.
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: Piriton (chlorpheramine) and fexofenadine are both antihistamines so taking both would not really help you. Taking both would effectively increase th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Both: Antihistamines are extremely safe. Any antihistamine can cause drowsiness, but second-generation antihistamines are much less likely to do so. Drowsin ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
1st and second: First generation antihistamines are sedating and short acting and have usually other properties such as anticholinergic or drying properties. Second g ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Any overdose by any medication needs to be evaluated immediately. The treatment will depend upoin what is ingested, how much is injested and how it wa ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Allergies: Fexofenadine (allegra) is an antihistamine used for the treatment of allergy symptoms.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antihistamine. : Fexofenadine, previously marketed under the brand name allegra, is an antihistamine similar to Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, if I ..: understand your question correctly. Piriton seems to be a brand of anti-histamine (chlorphenamine) available overseas but not typically available in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and no...: Diphenhydramine is the generic form of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and fexofenadine is the geneuc form of allegra. Both medications are type i antihist ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
For allergies: Allegra (fexofenadine) is an antihistamine approved in the treatment of seasonal allergies as well as hives. It is now available over-the-counter with ... Read More
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