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Can I take diphenhydramine and loratadine at the same time?

Can I take diphenhydramine and loratadine at the same time?

Yes: Taking Loratadine in the morning and Diphenhydramine at night will help you avoid the drowsiness side effects of Diphenhydramine and help you if the Loratadine is not controlling your symptoms for the full 24 hours. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Diphenhydramine (Definition)

Diphenhydramine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Can I take Claritin and allegra at the same time?

Can I take Claritin and allegra at the same time?

Why?: These two medications are for the same type of symptoms. Try one at a time and see which suits your better. There would be no benefit from taking both, there may be harm from taking both. ...Read more

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Can i take benedryl and Claritin (loratadine) at the same time?

Can i take benedryl and Claritin (loratadine) at the same time?

Antihistamines: They are both antihistamines, so i wouldn't take them together. They both act similarly, so their effect would be too much together. ...Read more

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Can i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin at the same time?

Can i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin at the same time?

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). I believe reactine is equivalent to Claritin (loratadine) in the us. Short answer- it is ok. ...Read more

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Can I take reactine and claritine at the same time?

Can I take reactine and claritine at the same time?

Antihistamines: Best to take one at a time, and see if it's working or not. Doubling up doesn't always lead to better results. ...Read more

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Can i take citalopram and antihistamine at the same time?

Can i take citalopram and antihistamine at the same time?

Probably: This combination is usually safe, but individual factors may influence this. Consult your doctor to deal with your specific circumstances. ...Read more

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Can i take citalopram and antihistamine at the same time?

"Can I": "I" is the catch in your question. I can't give advice to you in particular. The answer depends on your other known conditions and the Celexa dose. For an otherwise healthy person, 30mg daily of Celexa or less plus an antihistamine at standard dose carries a low risk for heart problems. Discuss with your doctor and the pharmacist dispensing the Celexa before going forward with the combo. ...Read more

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Can you take loratadine and cetirizine at the same time?

No: These are the same class of medication and probably should note be used together. ...Read more

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Can i take zyrtec d and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the same time?

Can i take zyrtec d and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at the same time?

Better not: Unless you have severe allergic reaction, and only once, otherwise it is not advisable, if you have uncontrollable allergies, better see an allergist, check aaaai.org or caai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and dramimine at the same time?

Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and dramimine at the same time?

However: Both independently can cause drowsiness, and together both may make you very sleepy. Do not drive or operate power equipment after taking these together. ...Read more

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Can you take loratidine and allergra at the same time?

Can you take loratidine and allergra at the same time?

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

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Can i take actifed and sudafed at the same time?

Can i take actifed and sudafed at the same time?

Yes: Antihistamine + decongestant, yes can take both together. Monitor your blood pressure when taking if hypertensive, as both can increase readings. ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and NyQuil at the same time?

Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and NyQuil at the same time?

Not best idea: Nyquil has an antihistamine in it already, and benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine so you run the risk of overdosing on the antihistamine component. This may cause drowsiness, dryness and can possibly effect respiratory drive. So, not a good idea to take both together. ...Read more

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Can i take cla and zyrtec (cetirizine) at the same time?

Can i take cla and zyrtec (cetirizine) at the same time?

Yes: It appears so although any diet aid or body fat burning agent can have side effects of its own. Use caution with the tonalin. ...Read more

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Can you take cetirizine HCl and loratadine at the same time?

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. ...Read more

Benadryl (Definition)

Diphenhydramine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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Claritin (Definition)

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