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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
383 doctors shared insights

Allegra (Overview)

Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


Dr. Michael Finkelstein
383 doctors shared insights

Allegra (Overview)

Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) allergy pill every day?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) allergy pill every day?

Read label: All otc medications come with instructions for use. ...Read more

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Which is best zyrtec allegra (fexofenadine) claranex?

Which is best zyrtec allegra (fexofenadine) claranex?

Depends: All 3 of the mentioned new generation antihistamines (zyrtec, allegra, (fexofenadine) clarinex) are effective for treating allergic rhinitis and hives. What's interesting is that each individual person may respond better to one over the other. While every allergist probably has his/her favorite, truth is...They all work. If not happy with one, try a different one! ...Read more

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Is Alli diet pill ok to take with zyrtec (cetirizine) and birth control pill?

Is Alli diet pill ok to take with zyrtec (cetirizine) and birth control pill?

Alli Zyrtec (cetirizine) : Alli is a weaker version of xenical which acts by inhibiting the breakdown of fats by lipase. Theoretically, this should not cause a problem with birth control pills or zyrtec (cetirizine). ...Read more

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Can i take nyquil while taking regular allegra (fexofenadine)?

Can i take nyquil while taking regular allegra (fexofenadine)?

Allegra (fexofenadine) and NyQuil: Hello. You can take Allegra (fexofenadine) and nyquil at the same time. No worries. ...Read more

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Can allegra & Claritin (loratadine) be taken same day?

Can allegra & Claritin (loratadine) be taken same day?

Depends: Both Allegra and Claritin (loratadine) are antihistamines. They also come as "d" products which means they also contain a decongestant. The d products should not be taken more than prescribed. The antihistamine products are sometime recommended to be taken on the same day in the case of hives not controlled by only one. This should only be at the recommendation of your physician. ...Read more

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Taking claritin, (loratadine) can I take nyquil too?

Antihistamines: Nyquil contains a sedating antihistamine and Claritin (loratadine) is a non-sedating antihistamine. It is very unlikely that there would be adverse effects from taking these at the same time at usual doses. ...Read more

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Can i take Claritin (loratadine) d after taking allegra d?

No: Both have pseudoepinedrine in them and too much could cause your blood pressure to increase, your heart to race and would make you jittery. ...Read more

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Can I take two Claritin (loratadine) allergy pills in 24 hours?

Can I take two Claritin (loratadine) allergy pills in 24 hours?

Better not: exceed the recommended dosage, if you think your symptoms aren't controlled, better seek medical advice, good luck ...Read more

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After taking 5 pills of zyrtec, (cetirizine) would I be overdosed?

After taking 5 pills of zyrtec, (cetirizine) would I be overdosed?

Probably not: I would recommend you not take more than 1 zyrtec (cetirizine) tablet in 24 hours unless directed by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Fexofenadine (Definition)

Fexofenadine is an antihistamine which is used to treat allergies such as hayfever, and hives. It can be taken once or twice a day. It is a second generation antihistamine and does not cause as much drowsiness as other antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine (benaryl) or chlorpheniramine. Always be careful about drowsiness with any antihistamine especially if driving ...Read more