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Xanax allergy

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Probably many: Anyone can be allergic to any medication. I have seen several people claim to be allergic to xanax (alprazolam). Medications can be targets of the i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not allergy medicine: Xanax (alprazolam) is not an allergy relief medication. It is an anti-anxiety medication.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.Its ok to double: up on Claritin (loratadine) dose .You might get sleepy,but ok.Dont drive.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Cause for insomnia?: Referral (possibly to psychiatrist) for thorough evaluation of your insomnia might be the smartest request you could make. It's better than asking fo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Klonopin (clonazepam) side effect: Mainly sedation, sometimes headaches & upset stomach.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Bojrab
27 years experience in Psychiatry
No, should be OK: These medications may be used together and should not cause any significant interactions. There is a slight chance of a small increase in the blood le ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
48 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Very rare: According to fda data less than 1% of individuals develop urticaria (hives) or anaphylaxis with citalopram. Citalopram can be ruled out as the cause o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Opposite : Klonopin (clonazepam) is a CNS depressant medication and is classified as a benzodiazepine anti-anxiety med. What we would expect from this med is for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Loretta Obi
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes.: Hi. Yes, all Benzodiazepam are addictive.
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Not interaction, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Drug interactions: Zyrtec interacts with both Diphenhydramine and claritin (loratadine).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience in Psychiatry
They differ: Klonopin (clonazepam) is longer acting but takes just slightly longer to start working. Ativan works quicker but clears from your system quicker then ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It is not.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faye Vargas Morris
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Allergic help: You will definitely need to speak with your physician about this. Other alternatives include the short acting chlorphenamine (chlortrimetron), sold o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
If prescribed: Motrin and xanax (alprazolam) are very different medications, and allergy to one does not affect the other. If the xanax (alprazolam) was prescribed ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Itching: You probably need to see an allergist to identify the cause of the itch. Sometimes it can be an allergy or a skin condition or an immune problem. Some ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Only if prescribed for you. Removing the source of allergy is target.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: If you have problem with Opiates (more likely intolerances than allergies), you are more likely to have problem with Dilaudid as well. However there m ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes, if not too much: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause drowsiness, which would be potentiated by alcohol. It would likely be safe after 1 beer, but would be problemati ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Drug interaction: According to epocrates caution is advised because the combination of zyrtec and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase the risknof CNS depression, ps ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Kao
Dr. Neil Kao answered
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: Cetirizine is also marketed with pseudoefedrine, which can be a stimulant in some people. Avoid zyrtec-d.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience in Ophthalmology
Medication Allergy : Multiple allergies to Medications. Consult an Allergist for testing.

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