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Can you take dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d together?

Can you take dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d together?

Antihistamines: Both medications have antihisstamines and decongestants. Not sure what you are treating, but if you need both on the same day, then it may be better to see an allergist and get another type of medication to control your symptoms. You should be able to take them together but over time the strategy is not effective and excess decongestants may raise your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Claritin (Definition)

Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Can I take dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d at the same time?

Can I take dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d at the same time?

Stimulant medication: Both dayquil and Claritin (loratadine) d contain stimulants, so it would be duplication to take them together. The phenylephrine in dayquil is weaker than the Pseudoephedrine in Claritin (loratadine) d. Dayquil is for colds, and you should not take antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) when you have a cold anyway. Antihistamines slow the clearance of secretions and prolong viral respiratory infections. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I take Claritin (loratadine) d and dayquil?

Please tell me, could I take Claritin (loratadine) d and dayquil?

Decongestants: They both contain decongestants and would suggest not taking them together as you may experience side effects. If you have nasal congestion, use nasacort (triamcinolone) aq nasal spray that is now over the counter. ...Read more

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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) 24 hour with dayquil?

Congestion: Try just taking the dayquil as it may relieve any allergy related congestion, if not sufficient, then you can take the claritin (loratadine). ...Read more

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Can one take Claritin (loratadine) the same time as taking an dayquil sinex?

OK: In general, a non-sedating antihistamine taken together with an older antihistamine isn't a problem. The bigger problem, however, is that one antihistamine is inadequate, and you feel the need to take more. When that's the case, you'll do best by getting evaluated by an allergist. ...Read more

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Can my 18 year old daughter, 100 lbs, take Claritin (loratadine) and dayquil cold and flu?

Generally yes: History, allergies, current meds, diseases, special needs- issues are relevant to any and all meds. ...Read more

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I took DayQuil 3 hours ago for sinus congestion and cough, it has not helped. When is it safe to take a 12 hour Claritin (loratadine) D?

I took DayQuil 3 hours ago for sinus congestion and cough, it has not helped. When is it safe to take a 12 hour Claritin (loratadine) D?

4-6 hours usually: Check the instructions on your bottle of Dayquil and find out the suggested interval between doses. You can safely take Claritin (loratadine) D any time after that interval. You can also take Robitussin DM or Delsym for cough simultaneously.
Make sure you aren't duplicating any individual ingredients. The number one problem with multi-symptom OTC meds is inadvertent overdosing! ...Read more

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I took dayquil cold and flu this morning. Its afternoon now. Can I take Claritin (loratadine) 24 hour now? I'm 28 and weigh approximately 130lbs

Why?: I think that it is safe but ask your pharmacist first. But dayquil has no antihistamines so you do not get drowsy. Claritin (loratadine) in spite of what the package says can cause drowsiness in some people. Figure what you want to use it for and act. ...Read more

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I have been having bad nasal congestion, cough, runny nose, and headache. Thank it might be allergies. I have been taking claritin and dayquill and its not helping. Is there something that will help?

I have been having bad nasal congestion, cough, runny nose, and headache. Thank it might be allergies. I have been taking claritin and dayquill and its not helping. Is there something that will help?

Chronic Rhinitis: Chronic rhinitis presents with variety of symptoms including nasal congestion, ear fullness, itching, and post-nasal drip that can be seasonal or year round. Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products). See an Allergist for testing to confirm triggers. Add nasal steroid spray like fluticasone 2 sprays each nostril daily. ...Read more

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Do dayquill and clariten d workmwell together?

Antihistamines: I believe both have a decongestant in them, taking them together at 50 is not wise, you should see an allergist to control your symptoms rather than overdose on medications ...Read more

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Can you take loratadine 20mg?

Yes, but why?: Studies of loritadine show the medication is well tolerated at twice the recommended 10 mg dose. However, the same studies show no added benefit of the double dose in symptom relief over the regular dose schedule. ...Read more

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What happens if you take 50 mg of loratadine?

What happens if you take 50 mg of loratadine?

Don't do it!!!: 10 mg is the approved dose in the USA, Although the adult dose of Loratadine in other parts of the world is 20 mg. Taking higher doses, will increase your chances of developing heart rhythm problems. High doses of Loratadine have increased the QT interval of some patients. See: http://www. Nps. Org. Au/publications/health-professional/health-news-evidence/2013/drugs-QT-invterval ...Read more

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Ok to take suphedrine PE and loratadine together?

Depends: If you cannot take pseudophed due to medical conditions then no. BUT
CLARITIN D is a prepackaged form of that combination that is over the counter.
cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it is safe ...Read more

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Can you take loratadine and certrizine?

Can you take loratadine and certrizine?

Rarely, yes.: In certain situations of severe allergy such as chronic urticaria, recurrent anaphylaxis or mast cell activation disorders, it would be recommended to take higher than normal doses antihistamines. Be sure you are consulting with your physician if normal daily doses of antihistamines are not helping you. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) D that expired March of 2014?

Expired meds safe: Here is an article from Harvard discussing how safe most expired medications are: http://www. Health. Harvard. Edu/staying-healthy/drug-expiration-dates-do-they-mean-anything. Basically, research has shown that expired meds in good condition are likely fine to use. The expiration date is the date on which the responsibility for the potency of the drug shifts from the manufacturer to the consumer. ...Read more

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Could a 1 yr old take loratadine?

Could a 1 yr old take loratadine?

Not approved: Cetirizine (zyrtec) is approved to be used in infants over 6 months of age. Consult with your baby's doc. ...Read more

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Can I take diphenhydramine with loratadine?

Can I take diphenhydramine with loratadine?

Yes: Antihistamine is safe even with 4x the average daily dose. The major side effects would be dry mouth and drowsiness (the latter much less common if one uses the non-sedating type). ...Read more

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Can you take dayquil when you are pregnant?

Can you take dayquil when you are pregnant?

Talk with OB but no: Dayquil contains acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, pseudoephedrine. Acetaminophen (tylenol) is ok but the other two are class c which most OB do not allow. Use nasal saline.
Class c: studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus. No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women. Drugs should be given only if potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. ...Read more

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How long does it take for claritin-d to work.

How long does it take for claritin-d to work.

1 to 3 hours: Claritin d is a combination antihistamine [claritin= loratadine] and d= decongestant pseudoephedrine. This product is rapidly absorbed then metabolized to the active product with relief beginning within 1 to 3 hours. ...Read more