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Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Can aerius antihistamine meds cause Constipation?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Can aerius antihistamine meds cause Constipation?

Unlikely: Not a known side effect of the drug, but you can still try for yourself to hold it and see if the constipation resolves, otherwise see your doctor for evaluation if it is really bothersome, as there are several causes for constipation, best wishes ...Read more

Benadryl (Definition)

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


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Can Children's Claritin (loratadine) cause constipation?

Can Children's Claritin (loratadine) cause constipation?

Not likely: Not likely to cause constipation. Constipation is more likely to be caused by a decrease in hydration or a change in diet. ...Read more

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Can infant gas relief drops cause constipation?

Can infant gas relief drops cause constipation?

No: Infant gas drops (simethacone) do not cause constipation. There are simply a soapy material that allows gas bubbles to join together.Failure to stool on a regular basis, intake of foods like applesauce or cereal are more likely culprets. ...Read more

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Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cause the cause gerd, stomahe aches stomache polyps, constipation?

Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cause the cause gerd,   stomahe aches stomache polyps, constipation?

Not typically: The only one of those that i would think would be due to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is the constipation, since Benadryl (diphenhydramine) has a "drying" effect on the body. ...Read more

Dr. Anlin Xu Dr. Xu
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Can Claritin (loratadine) non-drowsy antihistamine still cause drowsiness?

Dr. Anlin Xu Dr. Xu
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Can Claritin (loratadine) non-drowsy antihistamine still cause drowsiness?

Yes: Claritin is a second generation antihistamine which causes much less drowsiness than first generation antihistamine, like benadryl (diphenhydramine). The number of people who feel drowsy on Claritin is so low that it is labeled "non-drowsy". But each of us is unique. I have plenty of patients who feel drowsy on claritin, especially petite women. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine codeine syrup with benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Can I take promethazine codeine syrup with benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Why?: Promethazine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. The combination of prometh. With Codeine should be used the treatment of uncontrolled coughing. Unfortunately, the purple syrup is frequently abused in a number of unusual ways. To add Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to the combination syrup doesn't make much sense in most circumstances and could lead to at least drowsiness or worse. ...Read more

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Can giving Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to a child cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea & Benadryl (diphenhydramine): This is very unlikely unless there is a specific allergy to the medication or if liquid form of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) there is an allergy to one of the ingredients in the liquid. In my experience allergy to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is rare. ...Read more

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Terrible hives&hot flashes.Rx'd 10mg zyrtec daily&often take benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime.Safe 2gether?What about 20mg zyrtec w benadryl (diphenhydramine)?What else wrks 4 hives

Terrible hives&hot flashes.Rx'd 10mg zyrtec daily&often take benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime.Safe 2gether?What about 20mg zyrtec w benadryl (diphenhydramine)?What else wrks 4 hives

Avoid combination: Both Zyrtec & Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are antihistamines and as such, should not be taken together in same 24hr period due to potential interactions (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=896-1617,569-286). Maximum dose of Zyrtec is 10mg daily so best to avoid exceeding that amount. Check out goo.gl/2dmzkm, goo.gl/v31okZ & http://goo.gl/uYTfTC for more info re chronic urticaria (hives). ...Read more

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Cani take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with loratadine?

Cani take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with loratadine?

Probably yes.: Many people report their 'daily' non-sedating antihistamine in the am does not provide relief until next am. So, if no concerns for gu/heart/bp/med-conflict issues, then they often take a 'sedating' antihistamine at night for continued symptom relief and 'bonus' of sleep aid effect. ...Read more

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Took zyrtec allergy 10 mg with benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is this bad?

Took zyrtec allergy 10 mg with benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is this bad?

Drug interaction: According to epocrates caution is advised because the combination of zyrtec and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase the risknof CNS depression, psychomotor impairment. ...Read more

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Can loperamide cause constipation?

Can loperamide cause constipation?

Absolutely yes..: This medicine slows down your intestinal motility, reduces fecal volume and increases viscosity, thus it can cause constipation if you are senstive to it or over using it. It is often used to treat diarrhea, short-term use. Stopping it should resolve your constipiation in a couple of days if it is causing your constipation. Consult doc if severe/persistent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more