A 41-year-old female asked:
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i'm having flu so i have been taking zyrtec (cetirizine) to stop the back drip n panadol to stop my sore throat. it seems to work. can i continue?

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: But remember all medications should be taken as recommended and not abused,
Answered on Feb 9, 2015
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: till over, more important though is rest and fluids, good luck
Answered on Feb 9, 2015

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