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Sertraline And Antihistamine
OK but Caution: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together with sertraline may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, & difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking & judgment. You should avoid/limit use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. Max Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dose is 300mg/d. ...Read more
Can Allegra be taken with Paxil, nortriptyline, and Aleve and hydrochlorothiazide, and dulera (formoterol and mometasone)?
It is usually: Not a good idea to take antihistamines with psychotropics such as nortriptyline or SSRIs. They potentiate sedative effects. I would see a healthcare provider who is familiar with your health to see if you can safely stop one of the two psychotropics while you are on Allegra, (fexofenadine) if you absolutely need to take it for allergic rhinitis or sinus problems. The others should not interfere too much. ...Read more
Probably: It should be O.K. To take both of them together, but be aware of possible oversedation or drowsiness with them. Also monitor the effects they have on you before you drive or operate other machinery. You may need to have the dose of your antihistamine lowered or take it temporarily if you do experience side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antihistamine and zoloft (sertraline)? I take 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline) daily, but i'm suffering nasty head congestion. Is it safe to take an antihistamine?
Is it okay to take acetaminophen, phenylephrine hci, dextromethorphan hbr, and chlorpheniramine while taking concerta and celexa (citalopram)?
Good Question: Generally speaking, most otcs are ok to take with Concerta and celexa, (citalopram) and certainly you should not stop either of the two to take the otc. But you should use your own experience to help you select any cold or congestion remedy. In particular, you should try to limit/avoid any stimulant-like meds (phenylephrine and sudafed) with adhd meds, esp. If is already combined with an antidepressant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok not necessary?: Both Cetirizine (zyrtec) and Diphenhydramine (benadryl) are antihistamines. While there is little harm in taking the 2 together (except drowsiness in some people even at usual doses), it should not be necessary. If symptoms are that severe, see an allergist for a better treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take zyrtec d with my medications klonopin inderal (propranolol) remeron clindamycin and omperazole?
Yes: There should be no serious interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
There is any interactions between Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal and trazadon and wellbutren xl?
There is interaction: There is 11 interactions for the 5 drugs that you have listed. the most serious is trazodon, Buspar (buspirone) and zoloft increase affecting serotonin level and it can lead to serotonin syndrome. If concerned, talk to your treating physician for more information and dosage. ...Read more
Not sudafed: It is okay to take benadryl (diphenhydramine) while taking Wellbutrin, although a less sedating anti-histamine such as Claritin or Zyrtec might be a better choice. Sudafed can result in increased heart rate and/or blood pressure, and these effects may be worsened while taking Wellbutrin. Try taking guafenesin in the form of Robitussin or Mucinex, it is very safe and may be very helpful for your congestion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NyQuil: Briefly & only as needed, unless your doctor states otherwise. ...Read more
Apparently: Sudafed preparations that are combined with cough suppressants, anti-inflammatories and anti-histamines can interact with Lexapro (escitalopram) but plain sudafed is not known to have an interaction. Probiotics don't have any interactions. Sudafed can worsen anxiety; consider natural alternatives like homeopathy (hyland's sinus or boiron sinusalia) ; neti pots- see http://bit.Ly/1g4bywf for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: Not an uncommon combination.Get a more detailed answer ›