A 48-year-old member asked:
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is it a good idea to take claritin (loratadine) d and allegra d at the sametime?

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Dr. Aparna Shah
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: You are doubling up in sudafed which will add into side effect.
Answered on Sep 28, 2013
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Do not combine 2 different antihistamines and decongestants. That is a potential overdose.
Answered on Oct 28, 2015
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