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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
Depends: If you are taking plain zyrtec (antihistamine only) you can take dayquil, but you should not take nyquil which also contains an antihistamine. Zyrtec 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
Is it safe to take dayquil for cold and benadryl for allergy at the same time? I'm also on doxycycline for acne.
My friend mixed 10 mucenex with Benadryl 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 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
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?
Yes but...: Antihistamines can be taking twice a day safely if required but there are other treatments available. If by allergic reaction you are referring to seasonal allergies, the gold-standard therapy is daily nasal steroid sprays and/or antihistamine nasal sprays. Nasal saline rinses, avoidance measures, and if refractory to treatment, allergy shots can also be helpful. See an Allergist for more details. ...Read more
Antihistamines: Safety of high dose medications is often unknown. Our experience comes from case reports of persons who intentionally or accidentally consumed unusually excessive quantities. When Claritin was first investigated, safety studies were done at 40 mg (4 times the current recommended dose). We take 10 mg because effectiveness is not significantly different between 10 mg and 40mg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking lethal over: Dose would do that. Lethal overdoses of antihistamines are rare. Are you considering taking an overdose of antihistamines? If so, please get help right away. You can use national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). If you have accidentally taken too many antihistamines please contact 1-800-222-1222 (poison control hotline). Take care. ...Read more
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