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3.5 years old kid weighing 16kgs given anti allergy aerius 5ml accidentaly instead of 2.5ml once. Please advise.

3.5 years old kid weighing 16kgs given anti allergy aerius 5ml accidentaly instead of 2.5ml once. Please advise.

Don't worry: Just skip the next dose, may have some side effects, as somnolence, fatigue or dry mouth, or not at all ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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My allergies keep me up at night. What aid do you recommand? I am familiar with things like Aerius but not with things like Ambien (zolpidem)..

My allergies keep me up at night. What aid do you recommand? I am familiar with things like Aerius but not with things like Ambien (zolpidem)..

Avoid sedatives: Focus on treating allergies. Try over the counter antihistamine like Claritin, Allegra or Zyrtec. Nasacort ,which is once daily nasal spray is also now available over the counter. Please avoid Ambien (zolpidem) or any other sedative at your age. ...Read more

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Every spring I have allergia.And have got runy nose and tears alot.I allways use aerius and nasal spreys.How can I get rid of this?

Every spring I have allergia.And have got runy nose and tears alot.I allways use aerius and nasal spreys.How can I get rid of this?

See Allergist: You can treat the symptoms with over the counter medication and prescription medications. But the only way to cure allergies is to get skin testing by an allergist and then do allergy shot treatment -- typically weekly and then spaced out over time to once a month for 3 -5 years. ...Read more

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And aerius and nyquill be mixed ?

And aerius and nyquill be mixed
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No need: Depending on the specific formula of Nyquil, if it contains doxylamine, it already has an antihistamine. Aerius (generic name - desloratidine), brand name Clarinex (desloratadine) in the USA, is an antihistamine as well. You will suffer no real side effects if you take both, but it is unnecessary. ...Read more

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Hi is it safe to take muscadol, diclofenac and aerius together?

Hi is it safe to take muscadol, diclofenac and aerius together?

Good combo: No interactions are found. However not recommended in children under 12 years of age. Please check with your treating physician if concerned. ...Read more

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What happens if I take an aerius 5 mg tabletdo I have to take a Zantac (ranitidine) 150 mg one (hours later)?

What happens if I take an aerius 5 mg tabletdo I have to take a Zantac (ranitidine) 150 mg one (hours later)?

Can take together: Aerius (desloratidine), another brand name Clarinex, (desloratadine) anti-H1 receptor antihistamine, can be taken together with Zantac (ranitidine), an antiH2 receptor antihistamine. ...Read more

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Can combine aerius and extra stregth cold medication?

Can combine aerius and extra stregth cold medication?

Aerius=desloratadine: I suspect that you're not in the states b/c aerius (http://www.Drugs.Com/uk/aerius.Html) is not a brand of Desloratadine sold here. There's not likely to be an issue combining Desloratadine (antihistamine) w/cold medication (decongestant) unless you're an older male w/enlarged prostate. However, b/c you didn't mention specific name, i can't check 4 u. Instead, use drugs.Com's interactions checker. ...Read more

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Can she takes AERIUS (Desloratadine) 5mg twice per day ?

Can she takes AERIUS (Desloratadine) 5mg twice per day ?

No: And depends on the condition you are treating, please don't exceed the recommended dosage unless under doctor supervision ...Read more

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