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Can singulair help my post nasal drip & tonsil stones? I take Claritin and still have constant drainage.

Can singulair help my post nasal drip & tonsil stones? I take Claritin and still have constant drainage.

No: Singulair won't, and claritin would partially help, you may very well have chronic sinusitis and may need an antibiotic, / more medicines to control your symptoms. See your doctor first, who may refer you to an ENT or an Allergist for further management, good luck ...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


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Allergies causing itching. Stopped singulair (montelukast) 2 days ago from dreams and took claritin. Itching started when I stopped singulair (montelukast). Singulair (montelukast) help itch?

Allergies causing itching. Stopped singulair (montelukast) 2 days ago from dreams and took claritin. Itching started when I stopped singulair (montelukast).  Singulair (montelukast) help itch?

Partly?: Singulair (montelukast) is an immune-modulator, so it reduces the body's response to allergens and irritants, so not impossible to see an increase in allergic type symptoms. Talk to your dr. ...Read more

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5 year old cough. Has been going on for 6 weeks. Been to dr. 5 times. Tried antibiotic, singulair, (montelukast) and Claritin. No cough when asleep. Help?

5 year old cough. Has been going on for 6 weeks. Been to dr. 5 times. Tried antibiotic, singulair, (montelukast) and Claritin.  No cough when asleep. Help?

Habit or Tic?: There are many causes of cough, sounds like your doctor has tried treatment for several. More information is needed to know the cause. Cough that is present only during the day may be due to a habit cough or tic. ...Read more

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RA patient. I still get chronic swelling in lips and face despite taking Loratadine Fomatadine Zertec Hydroxyzine singulair (montelukast). Why despite the treatmnt?

RA patient. I still get chronic swelling in lips and face despite taking Loratadine Fomatadine Zertec Hydroxyzine singulair (montelukast). Why despite the treatmnt?

May be doage issue:: Combining an H1 & H2 blocker together usually works. But hydroxyzine becomes an H1 blocker, so it is redundant. But the most potent H1 and H2 receptor blockers is the same drug: Doxepin, a generic. Fifty mg of doxepin at night should really help with the other two! ...Read more

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What should I do for allergies if anti histamines don't work? I have persistent coughing but no other allergic reactions. I have tried alegra, claratin, and singulair (montelukast).

What should I do for allergies if anti histamines don't work? I have persistent coughing but no other allergic reactions. I have tried alegra, claratin, and singulair (montelukast).

You : You should see an allergist and make sure that the cause is allergy for which you may need another form of medication, asthma, or another cause of cough either reflux or an infectious process among the other sources for this process. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin and Zyrtec together?

Can you take Claritin and Zyrtec together?

NO: They are both antihistamines and would not be useful or safe taken together!

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Can I take allegra and Claritin (loratadine) together?

Can I take allegra and Claritin (loratadine) together?

Not necessary: Both Allegra (fexofenadine) and Claritin (loratadine) are new generation antihistamines. There is no particular advantage to taking both together. On the other hand, there is probably no harm either. If symptoms are not controlled with antihistamines, see your doctor to confirm your diagnosis and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take cetirizine and loratadine together?

Is it okay to take cetirizine and loratadine together?

Generally, yes: In general, it is okay to take both of these antihistamines at the same time. However, I would recommend evaluation by a board certified allergist if you are having to use both of these medicines to control your allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) and allegra together?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) and allegra together?

Not recommended: Those are both drugs of the same classification, antihistamines. They should not be taken together, one or the other. If you need more help with your allergies, you should see your primary care doctor, an allergist, or an ENT allergist. There are many other rx that can be used. You could benefit from allergy testing and a detailed nasal and sinus exam. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and atarax together?

Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and atarax together?

Yes for hives: Claritin (loratadine) in the morning and Atarax at bedtime is a good combination for treating hives. The Atarax can be used as an as needed if hives breakthough in the evening and make it hard to sleep. Remember that the drowsiness & delayed reaction time caused by Atarax may still be present the next morning. If you need two antihistamines to control hives you should be under a physician's care. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and allegra together?

Antihistamines: Both Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra are of the same class of drugs, namely anti-histamines. Taking two drugs from the same class would not be recommended as this could essentially cause an overdose. ...Read more

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

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

Yes, but why: Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra are both new generation antihistamines while the d is pseudoephedrine, a decongestant. Typically, one or the other medication should be sufficient, although there are no drug interactions or side effects. If you think you need both, see an allergist for a better treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can you take a Claritin (loratadine) and an Advil together?

Can you take a Claritin (loratadine) and an Advil together?

Yes: Claritin (loratadine) is a non-drowsy antihistamine and advil (ibuprofen) can relieve pain and fever. There should be no significant interactions between these 2 medications at the usual doses. ...Read more

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Can I take cetirizine and loratadine together the same day?

Generally, yes: In general, it is okay to take both of these antihistamines at the same time. However, I would recommend evaluation by a board certified allergist if you are having to use both of these medicines to control your allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and chlorpheniramine together?

Can you take Claritin (loratadine) and chlorpheniramine together?

Antihistamines: They are both antihistamines, so I wouldn't take them together. They both act similarly, so their effect would be too much together. Wait until one wears off before trying the other, about 24 hours or so. ...Read more

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Can you take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Claritin be ok together?

Can you take Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Claritin be ok together?

Yes: Yes you can take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Claritin together. There shouldn't be any problem with taking those at the same time. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take a Claritin (loratadine) and a decongestant together?

Yes you can: You can take both medications at the same time providing that you follow the recommended otc doses. ...Read more

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The zyrtec alone isn't helping. Anyone else take Claritin (loratadine) with zyrtec together?

The zyrtec alone isn't helping. Anyone else take Claritin (loratadine) with zyrtec together?

See below: That would not be advised. Again, treating allergies adequately, depends upon the symptoms you are having. For congestion, you need a decongestant, such as Allegra d. Also, nasal steroid sprays are an alternative. ...Read more

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Can I take Melatonin 10mg and Albuertol Inhaler (8-10 puffs a day) and Singulair (montelukast) (1 10mg pill a day) together?

Can I take Melatonin 10mg and Albuertol Inhaler (8-10 puffs a day) and Singulair (montelukast) (1 10mg pill a day) together?

You are on: A very high dose of melatonin. What are you taking that high a dose for? You are also on a relatively large number of albuterol inhalations a day. Check w/your doctor to see of changes to your regimen are indicated. ...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 fexofenadine and loratadine together?

Can you take fexofenadine and loratadine together?

Yes: If there is sever itching then you may need to take both but I would space them out so fexofenadine would be used in the am and Loratadine at night. Even better — substitute ceterizine instead of loratadine. ...Read more

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Can I take diphenhydramine and loratadine together?

Can I take diphenhydramine and loratadine together?

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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Montelukast (Definition)

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Singulair (Definition)

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