A 38-year-old female asked:
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i took a zyrtec (cetirizine) tablet an hour ago can i take a nyquil now?

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes, there should not be significant side effects with this combination.
Answered on Jan 29, 2018
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There should not be a problem although Zyrtec (cetirizine) has only minimal sedating effect if sleep is what you want.
Answered on Mar 30, 2020
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Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: however the use of both products should not exceed the doses you are using and you may have increased sedation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Not a good idea: Nyquil has an antihistamine, cough suppressant and acetaminophen. You are already taking Cetirizine (zyrttec), so why mix medications? Why not take a ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Affleck
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Not recommended: Nyquil has an antihistamine in it and zyrtec (cetirizine) is also an antihistamine. You'll be getting an excessive amount of antihistamine and this i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: but better hold the next dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) while on the nyquil until you are done with the cold episode,
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