Can you take cold medicine and allergy medicine at the same time?
Don’t mix cold and allergy meds, warns FDA
The danger happens when children are given over-the-counter drugs for both colds and allergies at the same time. Parents run the risk of providing a double dose of an active ingredient, says the FDA.
Can you take cold medicine with cetirizine?
Cetirizine and pseudoephedrine is a combination medicine used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as nasal and sinus congestion, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. Cetirizine and pseudoephedrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What drugs does cetirizine interact with?
View interaction reports for cetirizine and the medicines listed below.
- Aspir 81 (aspirin)
- Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine)
- Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)
- Flonase (fluticasone nasal)
- Lyrica (pregabalin)
- Metoprolol Succinate ER (metoprolol)
Can I take cetirizine and Nyquil together?
Using cetirizine together with doxylamine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.
Can you take antihistamine with cough medicine?
What Issues Are There from Combining Cough Medicine & Antihistamines? Common over-the-counter medications like cough suppressants and antihistamines are generally though to be perfectly safe – and if taken as directed, they usually are.
Can you take Claritin with cold and flu medicine?
No interactions were found between Claritin and Vicks Dayquil Cold & Flu Symptom Relief Plus Vitamin C. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can you give cough medicine with Zyrtec?
As cetirizine, found in the allergy medicine Zyrtec, Carlson said the package warns that when used with dextromethorphan, the combination can depress the central nervous system or lead to psychomotor impairment.
Can you take cold medicine with antihistamine?
A: Yes, it can be safe to combine different cold medicines to address different symptoms. However, many cold products contain multiple ingredients, so it’s easier to use too much of a single ingredient when you combine these drugs.
Can I take antihistamine and decongestant together?
If your nose and sinuses are stuffed up, a decongestant may help. You can use it alone or combine it with an antihistamine. Remember, though, it can increase your heart rate and may cause anxiety or make it hard to fall asleep.
What can you not take with cetirizine?
Do not use with any other antihistamines applied to the skin (such as diphenhydramine cream, ointment, spray) because increased side effects may occur. Cetirizine is very similar to hydroxyzine and levocetirizine. Do not use these medications while using cetirizine.
Can I take vitamin C and cetirizine together?
No interactions were found between cetirizine and Vitamin C. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is cetirizine anti inflammatory?
Cetirizine belongs to the second-generation family, so, it is very selective for peripheral H1 receptors, is potent and quickly relieves symptoms, exerts additional anti-allergic/anti-inflammatory effects, and is usually well-tolerated.
Can you take NyQuil and antihistamine?
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the ‘antihistamines’ category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the ‘antihistamines’ category: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Vicks NyQuil Severe Cold & Flu (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/doxylamine/phenylephrine)
Is NyQuil an antihistamine?
A: NyQuil has three active ingredients: acetaminophen (a pain reliever/fever reducer), dextromethorphan HBr (a cough suppressant) and doxylamine succinate (an antihistamine).
Can you take mucinex with Zyrtec?
No interactions were found between Mucinex and Zyrtec.