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can i take chlorpheniramine maleate and cetirizine dihydrochloride (piriton) at the same time?

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Yes: They are both antihistamines but the chlorpheniramine is a broad spectrum sedating one and cetirizine is a narrow non-sedating one. They are meant to do the same thing but depends on why you are taking it.
Answered on Dec 17, 2018

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