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I've been on over the counter Allergra. I usually take it between 8-9 am. Is it safe to have a few drinks later on a that night after 9pm?
Maybe: It is preferable to pick one or the other and stick with it, but the safety profile of both medications may allow you to do this. I have found this works for me during peak allergy season. ...Read more
Both antihistamines: Allegra (fexofenadine) and zyrtec (cetirizine) are both new generation antihistamines affecting h1 receptor. They are different compounds but essentially work the same way. They are both approved for allergic rhinitis and hives. Both come in various forms for treatment of children and adults. Time of onset for clinical relief of symptoms is about the same. ...Read more
I been having vertigo attacks can i take allergra still take meclizine if i have vertigo? how many hours should be the gap? before taking each one.
Unknown info. Both: are antihistamines, though promoted for dizziness symptoms. Since out of patent: Study: http://www.drugs.com/pro/meclizine.html, http://www.rxlist.com/antivert-drug.htm, http://www.drugs.com/pro/allegra.html, http://www.rxlist.com/allegra-drug.htm or search http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/default.htm. In my experience, poorly/non-effective for over 80% of people. No group research data combining exists. ...Read more
I was wanting to know since I took allergra (12 hr)about 6 hours ago if it's safe to take Benadryl? I can't stop the drainage from keeping me awake!
You can, but: Be cautious, both are antihistamines, and you don't want to overdose, start with lower dose benadryl, later stick to either benadryl or fexofenadine (allegra). If you don't improve in a day or two, see your doctor, caution if Benadryl makes you drowsy, don't drive, wish you wellness ...Read more