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Can cetrizine treat sandfly bites?

Can cetrizine treat sandfly bites?

Yes: Antihistamines taken orally might be overkill. I'd try topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the acute histamine phase; for persistent redness and itching i'd use cortisone cream. In some parts of the world, sandflies can be vectors of disease, particularly the indian subcontinent and parts of the caribbean. If you have any concerns or symptoms beyond local irritation, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Cetirizine (Definition)

Ceftirizine is the generic name of an antihistamine previously marketed under the ...Read more


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Is it safe to take cetrizine everyday?

Yes: Provided you are taking it for the proper indication and are diong it under the instructions of a physician. ...Read more

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Can I have both loratadine and cetrizine?

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, but you can try both separately to see which is more effective for you. ...Read more

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Can I take mucinex sinus max and amid clav 875 together?

Can I take mucinex sinus max and amid clav 875 together?

What for?: What are you trying to treat? It generally is not a good idea to take multiple medications, including over the counter ones. ...Read more

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Can I give mucinex multi symptom cold to my one year old?

Can I give mucinex multi symptom cold to my one year old?

No: Cold preparations are not recommended under 6 years. Refer to AAP and CPS sites for parents. Gentle saline and suctioning is safe. A cool room and extra humidity may help. All the best. ...Read more

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I was told to take 2 nyquil tablets and 1 mucinex. Is this safe?

I was told to take 2 nyquil tablets and 1 mucinex. Is this safe?

Yes safe, but: Which nyquil? Read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended dose for either, best wishes ...Read more

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I hve cough problem since last 4-5 months. I have tried azithromicine 500, cetrizine, brozeet syrup, etc. But didn't help me permanently. Wat should ido?

I hve cough problem since last 4-5 months. I have tried azithromicine 500, cetrizine, brozeet syrup, etc. But didn't help me permanently. Wat should ido?

Stop Smoking: I have to assume that you may be smoking given my experience in india. If you are smoking then that is where we start. If you are not smoking then you need a medical evaluation for acid reflux disease and/or asthma and reactive airways disease. ...Read more

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Can 20 tablets of cetrizine cause death?

Can 20 tablets of cetrizine cause death?

Death by antihist: Doubtful. Allergists commonly prescribe much higher doses for severe allergy and hives. I always recommend you stick to recommended doses of otc medications unless prescribed by a physician since they have been well thought out to balance the effectiveness vs side effects of the drug. In the case of Cetirizine higher doses may increase sedation. ...Read more

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Zyrtec vs cetirizine?

Same and different: Both one and same thing antihitamine once a day pill generic vs no generic, both over the counter. Should be taken at night as it can make you sleepy. Try not to take every day every pill has side effects. ...Read more

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What is zyrtec (cetirizine) used for?

What is zyrtec (cetirizine) used for?

Allergies and hives: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is a new generation antihistamine that is FDA approved for relieving the symptoms of ::
Seasonal Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) from pollen in patients over 2 years old
Perennial allergic rhinitis: year round allergies in patients over 6 months old
Chronic Urticaria (hives) in those over 6 months old
It has been shown to prevent itching and decrease size of mosquito bites! ...Read more

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Can I take cetirizine with suphedrine pe?

Can I take cetirizine with suphedrine pe?

Yes: Suphedrine pe contains the decongestant phenylephrine to decrease nasal congestion. It is fine to use phenylephrine with Cetirizine but avoid combining with zyrtec d (already had a decongestant). Monitor blood pressure while on decongestants if a person has hypertension. ...Read more

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How long for zyrtec (cetirizine) to work?

About 1 hour: The onset of action for zyrtec (cetirizine) to clinically improve symptoms is about 1 hour.
The reference is listed here:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/11770694. ...Read more

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How long can you take zyrtec (cetirizine)?

Zyrtec (cetirizine) use: Zyrtec (cetirizine) can be taken daily indefinitely, there are no long term side effects from accumulated drug. ...Read more

Mucinex (Definition)

Guaifenesin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more