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I have copd. What kind of allergy medication is safe to take with diazepam?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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Antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine), Allegra (fexofenadiine) and even zyrtec (cetirizine) are safe to take with other medications in persons with copd.
It's best to avoid antihistamines that cause drowsiness (like benadryl) as this side effect may be worsened with diazepam. The most effective treatment for nasal allergies is nasal steroid sprays with no interaction with diazepam.

In brief: Most new ones

Antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine), Allegra (fexofenadiine) and even zyrtec (cetirizine) are safe to take with other medications in persons with copd.
It's best to avoid antihistamines that cause drowsiness (like benadryl) as this side effect may be worsened with diazepam. The most effective treatment for nasal allergies is nasal steroid sprays with no interaction with diazepam.
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