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Robitussin Non Drowsy
No.: It should not keep you awake. It may cause heartbeat irregularities but not wakefulness. ...Read more
Individual variance: Any medication can produce non-typical effects on some of the population that is not seen in others. Claritin (loratadine) does not seem to cross into the brain in most people, allowing for a lack of sedation for most.However, all of us have some differences in how our body reacts to some medications ant this can be one of them. For you, the medication likely reaches your brain and causes stimulation. ...Read more
Yes, no problem.: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, no "D": According to lactmed, a great resource for breastfeeding mothers, Claritin (loratadine) is compatible with breastfeeding. We need to consider the effects of the medication on you, the baby and your milk supply, so make sure the kind you get has no pseudoephedrine, which can decrease your milk supply (it's usually claritin-d"). Pregnancy risk for medications is not the same a breastfeeding risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take nighttime sinus congestion medicine containing acetaminophen, chlorpheniramin maleate, and phenylephrine with delsym (dextromethorphan)?
Yes: But may take a whileGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: Codeine-containing medications often are abused.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe take children Mucinex (guaifenesin) multi symptom cold nighttime with prescription bromphenir-pseudoephed-DM together?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester. ...Read more
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Allergies: good question. Not really taking the drug between 4 to 6 pm helps not the D form) as that is before things bloom adding in a nasal steroid spray (which is otc) in the am also helps. Your doctor could add in singulair (montelukast) at bedtime as well. Bad season this year ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Yes, but check with your OB as well. ...Read more