You asked: Can a child take allergy medicine and cough medicine?

Taking two over-the-counter medicines at once can be dangerous if they both have the same active ingredient. Sniffling, coughing, itchy eyes and sneezing could mean your child is coming down with a cold.

Can you take cough medicine and allergy medicine together?

Combined with the notorious tendency of antihistamines to cause drowsiness, anyone who combines cough medicine and allergy medication, even if they are otherwise safe, should avoid driving.

Can a child take Claritin and cough medicine?

Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Claritin and Delsym Children’s 12-Hour Cough Relief. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Can a child take Claritin and Dimetapp?

No interactions were found between Claritin and Dimetapp Children’s Cold & Allergy.

Can you take Dayquil and allergy medicine together?

Interactions between your drugs

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.

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Can you mix cold medicine and allergy medicine?

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.

Is antihistamine good for cough?

So what cough medication should you take? For your everyday cough from a common cold, a good choice is cough medication that contains an older antihistamine and a decongestant. Older antihistamines include brompheniramine, diphenhydramine and chlorpheniramine.

Can I give my child Zyrtec and Dimetapp cold and cough?

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: Dimetapp Children’s Cold & Cough (brompheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine) Zyrtec (cetirizine)

Can you take Claritin and cold medicine?

Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Claritin-D 24 Hour and Tylenol Cold & Cough Daytime. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Can a child take Claritin and amoxicillin?

Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between amoxicillin and Claritin-D. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Does Dimetapp cold and allergy help with cough?

I’ve been giving my son Dimetapp Cold & Allergy for years and it works fast to relieve his runny/stuffy nose, sneezing, and even cough. Highly recommended.

Can you take Benadryl and Dimetapp cold and cough together?

Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Benadryl Children’s Allergy and Dimetapp Children’s Multi-Symptom Cold & Flu. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

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Is dimetapp an antihistamine?

Dimetapp Cold & Allergy contains a combination of brompheniramine and phenylephrine. Brompheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.

Can I take Nyquil with allergy medicine?

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 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. If you have a runny nose or sneezing, try an antihistamine.

Can you take Claritin D 24 Hour and DayQuil?

Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Claritin-D 12 Hour and Vicks DayQuil Cough & Congestion. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist.

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