A 25-year-old female asked:
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i took claritin (loratadine) like around3 a.m is it ok to take zyrtec like 5-8 hrs later?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Once daily medicine: These are over the counter medicine and one should adhere to the dosing information on the label.
Answered on Jun 1, 2016

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