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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can i take zyrtec (cetirizine) together with nose spray containing oxymetazoline hci ? not sure if i can take the 2 together while they both say for allergies

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Dr. James Fox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Yes: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is an antihistamine and blocks histamine receptors, while oxymetazoline is a decongestant. There is no interaction and effects will be additive. However, prolonged use of oxymetazoline could lead to dependence.
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