A member asked:

My 4 yo has hives from virus so i gave him benadryl (diphenhydramine). 3 hrs later i gave him zyrtec for 12 hr coverage of drainage. also is doing breathing tx. safe?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Repeating Zyrtec few hrs after Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is generally safe. Most commonly some drowsiness can be expected, which should resolve in a few hours.

Answered Jan 4, 2016



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