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what allergy medication is safe to take if i am on diazepam and copd?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Several: Claritin, (loratadine) Allegra and zyrtec are safe and tend to cause less drowsiness than other antihistamines. Excessive drowsiness with diazepam can occur with chlorpheniramine or brompheniramine which are in many over the counter allergy medications. There is a theoretic concern of thickening sputum and causing more airflow obstruction.
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Thanks! Allegra also is a good choice.
Feb 6, 2013
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allegra is non drowsy and should be fine too.
Feb 6, 2013

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