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Can i take cetirizine and loratidine?

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Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
You shouldn't: Both medications are in the same class called non-sedating antihistamines and are effective for 24 hours. They should not be taken at the same time.
Answered on May 18, 2019
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
You shouldn't: Both medications are in the same class called non-sedating antihistamines and are effective for 24 hours. They should not be taken at the same time.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Would wait....: Claritin (loratadine) lasts 24 hrs. Would wait another 12 hours before taking it.
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Allergy meds: Hello. Allergy medication like zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) help with the symptoms of allergy. The dose for an adult is 10 mg for Claritin (lorata ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Usually yes, but why: Taking the two together though usually does not offer much in the way of additional benefit for nasal allergies.
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