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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can i take clariten d and mucinex (guaifenesin) cold and congestion together for the best results?

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: I don't think the Claritin will help much but the "d" will shrink the nasal linings and improve airway. Make sure the Mucinex (guaifenesin) doesn't contain decongestant if you are taking Claritin d. Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps to thin secretions but works better when hydrated. Consider nasal saline rinses a few times daily, humidifier, and 3-4 days of afrin.
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