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Is it safe to take xyzal (levocetirizine) with copd?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree

In brief: With caution

Antihistamines are generally safe with copd, but sometimes they can make mucus thicker and more difficult to cough out.
This can cause worse work of breathing for a few patients.

In brief: With caution

Antihistamines are generally safe with copd, but sometimes they can make mucus thicker and more difficult to cough out.
This can cause worse work of breathing for a few patients.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Stephen Kimura
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Should be

Often the labels indicate to use caution with lung disease as theoretically antihistamines (especially the older ones) may cause dryness of the airways. This really is not as much an issue with the newer antihistamines.

In brief: Should be

Often the labels indicate to use caution with lung disease as theoretically antihistamines (especially the older ones) may cause dryness of the airways. This really is not as much an issue with the newer antihistamines.
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Dr. Stephen Kimura
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