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Can you take allergy medicine with hydrocodone?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

I agree with dr. Juster; use caution when mixing narcotics with allergy meds.
But, you need to know that hydrocodone is a natural stimulant leading to mast cells releasing histamine and causing itch. Not a true allergy, rather a side effect from the drug. Anti-itch medications can help but they can also worsen drowsiness. Maybe switching to something else would be best.

In brief: Maybe

I agree with dr. Juster; use caution when mixing narcotics with allergy meds.
But, you need to know that hydrocodone is a natural stimulant leading to mast cells releasing histamine and causing itch. Not a true allergy, rather a side effect from the drug. Anti-itch medications can help but they can also worsen drowsiness. Maybe switching to something else would be best.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends.

It depends on which allergy medicine it is -- talk to your doctor before mixing meds!

In brief: It depends.

It depends on which allergy medicine it is -- talk to your doctor before mixing meds!
Dr. Cindy Juster
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