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A 23-year-old male asked:

is it safe to take one diphenhydramine capsule after i've already taken one regular loratadine capsule? both over-the-counter brands benadryl+claritin

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
Probably safe: There will be some additive sedation, but a single dose should be fine. Ask the prescribing physician or your pharmacist if you have questions about drug interactions.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Benadryl/Loratadine: One time use is safe. Beware of some sedation.

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