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A 29-year-old male asked:

I am currently in korea and having some kind of a sore throat and stuffy nose. i am taking zyrtec (cetirizine) + theraflu + cough syrup, is this okay?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Probably ok: You will need to watch for drowsiness when taking several types of cold medications. Zyrtec (cetirizine) itself may cause drowsiness in around 10% of the people.
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