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I took carin loratadine 10mg for my cold this morning at 10 am.it is 2pm now and my cold got worse.shld i take another tablet.am an adult?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Better not: it's only 4 hours apart, and the regular dose is every 24 hours, more than that should be directed by a physician. For your cold symptoms you can try decongestants, if not contraindicated as if having high blood pressure, and pain killers as acetaminophen, in addition to rest fluids, salt water gargles and saline nasal washes, if no improvement, see your doctor, good luck
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