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The zyrtec alone isnt helping. Anyone else take Claritin with zyrtec together?

The zyrtec alone isnt helping. Anyone else take Claritin 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 another alternative. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ceterizine (zyrtec) and loratadine (claritin) together?

Is it safe to take ceterizine (zyrtec) and loratadine (claritin) together?

Usually yes, but why: Taking the two together though usually does not offer much in the way of additional benefit for nasal allergies. ...Read more

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Can i take zyrtec and Claritin and Benadryl ?

Can i take zyrtec and Claritin and Benadryl ?

No: You can't take all at the same time if you need more antihistamines to treat a condition consult a physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take zyrtec and claritin?

Is it possible for me to take zyrtec and claritin?

Both antihistamines: Both Claritin and zyrtec are antihistamines. Each should last 24 hours for control of allergic rhinitis symptoms. However, some patients have more severe symptoms or may be using antihistamines for reasons other than allergic rhinitis and may require more frequent dosing of antihistamines including using Claritin and zyrtec same day. Recommend this be done under allergist supervision. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Claritin in the morning and Zyrtec at night?

Is it ok to take Claritin in the morning and Zyrtec at night?

No additional benef: Since both of these meds work in very similar ways, there is likely to be very little additional benefit from using both, and much more likely to have side effects from the meds. if one alone is not working, talk to doc about what combination therapy may be more useful, including use of prescription med like Singulair. Also need to delve into allergen prevention so you won't need as much meds. ...Read more

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Can i take a zyrtec and a Claritin in the same day?

Yes: Antihistamines are well tolerated even when the dose is doubled or when one is taking 2 kinds of antihistamines. ...Read more

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Can i take a Claritin and zyrtec?

yes but: You should not take them unless you checked with a doctor and it all depends what you are trying to treat. They work the same, so adding one may not give you the results you are seeking. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Claritin and zyrtec?

No problem: At higher doses, for allergic rhinitis, you don't get much better effects. For chronic hives, higher doses of antihistamines can sometimes give better results. ...Read more

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Can i take both zyrtec amd claritin?

Can i take both zyrtec amd claritin?

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

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Is it safe to take zyrtec and loratadine (claritin) at the same time?

Is it safe to take zyrtec and loratadine (claritin) at the same time?

Zyrtec loratidine: Yes but can get expensive and i wouldn't recommend it routinely. ...Read more

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