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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with claritin?

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Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There is no interaction. Since Claritin (loratadine) does not cause drowsiness side effects should not be a problem. However, if Claritin (loratadine) is not solving the problem, alternatives such as Allegra or zyrtec should be considered.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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