A 25-year-old female asked:
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can i take zinc, loratadine, acetaminophen, dextromethorana hydrobromide, doxylamine succinate, & phenylephrine hci of together to fight my cold? basically is that combo safe

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Take off loratadine : Or the doxylamine, both are antihistamines and would interact. If you have high blood pressure, you want to avoid the phenylepherine. Otherwise, rest and fluids, would help, good luck with fighting your cold symptoms
Answered on Sep 13, 2020

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