A 28-year-old female asked:
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i took dayquil cold and flu this morning. its afternoon now. can i take claritin (loratadine) 24 hour now? im 28 and weigh approximately 130lbs

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Dr. William Schmidt
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Why?: i think that it is safe but ask your pharmacist first. But dayquil has no antihistamines so you do not get drowsy. Claritin (loratadine) in spite of what the package says can cause drowsiness in some people. Figure what you want to use it for and act.
Answered on Feb 23, 2016

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