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Zyrtec and Claritin the same day

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: Antihistamines are well tolerated even when the dose is doubled or when one is taking 2 kinds of antihistamines.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Allergy meds: Hello. Allergy medication like zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) help with the symptoms of allergy. The dose for an adult is 10 mg for Claritin (lorata... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Yes: No expected benefit of combining Zyrtec and Claritin (there are situations that call for high dose antihistamine use, but generally with one or the ot... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Allergies: Yes, it is OK to take those every 12 hours. They are quite safe, and it may be the case that your body metabolises them faster than usual.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes, but: Why zyrtec if you already took claritin d ? If you feel symptoms aren't controlled you need to revisit your doctor, all the best
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: As long as you only take the recommended doses. If you do need all these medications to control your allergies, you should consider consulting an all... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: For non-sedating AH, you can take up to 4x a day.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
NO: they are both antihistamines and would not be useful or safe taken together! Hope this helps Dr z