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can i take the medication hydroxyzine (for anxiety) with my otc allergy medication allegra?

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Dr. Karna Gendo
Allergy and Immunology 26 years experience
No interactions: When searching the MultiCheck database for hydroxyzine and allegra, "No significant interaction(s) known or found for selected drugs. Caution always advised with multiple medications"

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