A 30-year-old member asked:
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can one take claritin (loratadine) the same time as taking an dayquil sinex?

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Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
OK: In general, a non-sedating antihistamine taken together with an older antihistamine isn't a problem. The bigger problem, however, is that one antihistamine is inadequate, and you feel the need to take more. When that's the case, you'll do best by getting evaluated by an allergist.
Answered on Sep 30, 2016

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stimulant medication: Both dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d contain stimulants, so it would be duplication to take them together. The phenylephrine in dayquil is weaker ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No: It is best not to since both contain decongestants.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: At recommended doses. However, the phenylepherine and the Loratadine may cause some shakiness and anxiety, elevated heart rate, as well as sleeplessne ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: They can be taken at the same time.

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