A 21-year-old female asked:
Is giving a 3 yr old benadryl (diphenhydramine) and zyrtec in the same day okay? the zyrtec was prescribed to him by his doctor but its not helping much
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
See pediatrician or: I do not recommend combining medications without first checking with your pediatrician or allergist. It may be that your 3yo needs additional medicines to control his symptoms, but that medicine may not be benadryl (diphenhydramine). Play it safe.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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