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Last night I took a generic brand of zyrtek..which contains Cetrizine, Hydrochloride & Antihistamine. May I still take Dayquil this morning?
Yes: Should be no problem. Make sure you take an appropriate dose. If you are small hdlg the dose is indicated ...Read more
Is it ok to take zyrtec (cetirizine) (antihistamine for allergies) and dayquil (cold/flu medicine) together?
Depends: If you are taking plain zyrtec (cetirizine) (antihistamine only) you can take dayquil, but you should not take nyquil which also contains an antihistamine. Zyrtec (cetirizine) d contains a decongestant and antihistamine so it should not be mixed with other meds such as dayquil. It is always important to read the ingredient labels of any over the counter medicines as many medicine contain the same or similar ingredients. ...Read more
My friend mixed 10 mucenex with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and dayquil and a little bit of liquid mucenex. Is she going to die?
I took Vicks Dayquil severe cold and flu (has decongestant) less than two hours ago, is it safe for me to take two Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now before I go to bed?
Yes: Sorry I didn't see this 10 hrs ago which is presumably when you went to bed. Yes, they will not interfere with each other. ...Read more
Is it safe to take dayquil for cold and benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergy at the same time? I'm also on doxycycline for acne.
Started fridat with sore throat and no voice now coughing every minute and mucus. Cough syrup/dayquil/benadryl isn't helping. Why? What to do?
Is it bad to take an antihistamine during a cold, i.e. does suppressing mucus make the cold last longer?
No value: Antihistamines have no value in the treatment of viral illnesses. ...Read more