Taking claritin and zyrtec together

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Avatar n tn I have been on claritin, clarinex, zyrtec and xyzal. I am continuing with zyrtec now becaue of the cost of xyzal ($200/3mo) due to my healthcare selectively removing antihistamines from the formulary. Xyzal was definitely better for me than any of the others, and I have something more than the standard statement to go with that. Last week I had an allergy test done. RAST/Interdermal type.
Avatar n tn So in combination, Effexor has been seen to increase the activity of Zyrtec-D. Therefore Effexor and Zyrtec-D together can increase the pressure in your eyes leading to hypertension. The usual case is that you may have already had increased pressure in the eyes and taking these medications may have contributed the problem.
Avatar f tn Based on my extensive research and determination to find out what was causing it as she cried herself to sleep some nights, I wanted to share my information. First she was taking Zyrtec, this is bad stuff and can cause hives and/or itching as well as eliminate them, feel free to research this stuff on the web...I literally had to ween her from this medication and I am convinced over time it made her extremely itchy and prevented the elimination of hives.
Avatar n tn I want to start a family but my husband is reluctant as he is worried about my health and complications. my episodes seem to be linked to stress levels and anxiety levels. I am taking sertraline for my anxiety which has worked well and I haven't had an episode in about a year before that it was a few times a year (increased to 4 when I got married due to the stress of it all). Does anyone have any experience with stress related NCS? And how does it affect pregnancy?
Avatar n tn I quit the Astelin antihistamine spray and the Rhinocort spray, because I felt it was making me worse and dizzy-er. I've been taking Bcomplex and Niacin and Vit. C. I run an air cleaner in my bedroom at all times. Went to see a chiropractor. Normally I wouldn't trust one, but he's a friend and has helped my husband with disk problems. He's used some kind of electrical vibrating thing where my neck meets my skull and now my ear's not hurting. (Could be him, could be the Prednisone).
Avatar n tn After some CT scans, heart and blood pressure monitors, blood work, etc, they haven't found anything majorly wrong and determined it was a blocked eustacian tube and told me to take Claritin and Flonase nasal spray. I've been on that for 3 weeks and it's only partially helped. Now the dizziness/imbalance only bothers me when I am walking around alot or moving my head/neck alot. Don't feel like I'm going to pass out but it's still an unpleasant feeling.
Avatar f tn As for ICP, most doctors miss that completely and have really outdated (and dangerous) information on how to spot it and treat it. NOT AT ALL saying you have it, just making my point that just because he says you don't have bed bugs or ICP doesn't mean he's right. Almost every woman diagnosed with ICP is first told multiple times that she doesn't have it. Anywhoooo. Puppps is the "eczema" of pregnancy...
Avatar f tn The pregnancy alone or the allergies alone would be fine, but together I just want to quit my job and lady in bed crying all day. I've been taking zyrtec, benadryl at night. I've even tried sudafed pe. All are on my doctors approved list of drugs, but nothing is helping. I've been taking 2 streaming showers a day, too Any suggestions on anything else today could help?
Avatar n tn I sporadically have fluid/fullness in my ear which I believe is due to allergies, but I am afraid of taking allergy meds because I was recently diagnosed with Subclinical hyperthyroid disorder and have been told that sinus/allergy medications and amplify the effects of the meds. My problems is that I have this feeling like when you drink way too much alcohol and your head is all over the place. I guess that is like a light vertigo feeling. Could this be due to the fluid?
Avatar n tn They look puffy and feels burning if I scratch them. Once I start scratching, I can't stop and new bumps and patches come up. My family doctor said it is an allergic reaction, but i don't think it's that simple....... is it HIVES??????? !!!! attached pictures!!!! my leg http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s106/ykhkz/leg.jpg my arm http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s106/ykhkz/arm.jpg?t=1240870402 It's been 2 weeks since Apr 13th, 2009.........
Avatar m tn Healthy 42 year-old male in Wisconsin. Sudafed and others have not helped, but Zyrtec works well for me and the itch goes away in 30-45 mins. Mine is also only about 11-12ish at night, sometimes on feet, mostly on hands - tonight it's worst on the webs of my hands between thumbs and index fingers. The skin feels hot to the touch, but no physical symptoms on the skin itself. If I can not wait for the Zyrtec to work, I put my feet in ice-water and hold icepacks in my hands.
Avatar n tn I changed my pillow, have been chugging keifer like its my job, taking claritin and fish oils and i think it is helping a little, only time will tell. Every specialist and doctor i have seen and talked to really has not been much help, i think it is stress and lack of sleep, but i really can't be sure about anything. If anyone has any other ideas or suggestions please keep posting! Comments were very helpful and although I feel bad for everyone its a relief to know that i'm not the only one!
Avatar n tn I went to the doc and have been taking Septra for a possible sinus infection, but no improvement. I don't know what's linking the sinus condition with the other symptoms... virus (like chronic fatigue), allergies, infection, autoimmune disorder (hope not)? Any advice or comments welcome.
Avatar n tn Soon after I got lucky enough to work for a holistic doctor. I spent about a year cleansing and taking a medical grade food supplement on and off a couple times. I'm not hokey and I don't mean to push products, but it's the only thing that made life less miserable thereafter. He had me on Metagenics Ultraclear (rice based) and honestly it tastes terrible and I was too wimpy to take the higher potency.
Avatar n tn I don't sleep due to neck, back, and ear pain, I take ambion in order to get some kind of sleep but still manage to wake up in the middle of the night in pain. I am taking zoloft for anxiety and depression, I get the shakes, dizziness, and vertigo on a regular basis, all of this occurred well before I started taking my medication. As of right now I realize that I don't have a ear ache there is just something WRONG.
Avatar dr m tn The goal of immunotherapy is to rewire the immune system so it no longer overacts to allergens and causes hay fever. Putting It All Together If you have an underlying sleep-breathing problem such as obstructive sleep apnea or upper airway resistance syndrome then it’s likely that you’ll have some kind of allergies or nonallergic rhinitis, whether mild or severe. Not only will your nose be overly sensitive to allergens or weather changes, it can also be irritated by your stomach juices.
Avatar n tn I started to feel dizzy, like i could pass out at any minute and like i was holding onto the steering wheel but not gripping ( even though i was holding it tight). I was thinking of turning back, but i was taking my son and niece out and didnt want to dissapoint them. I set off again, and 5 mins later had to stop. I just felt utter panic as soon as i started driving. I ended up getting there ok, but spent the whole time dreading the drive back which was going to be in the dark.
1646392 tn?1333255493 I can't take allegra and sudafed together so I switched to zyrtec. I am also allergic to IB Profrin and Aspirin.
Avatar n tn I followed my doctor's suggestion, and did start taking an antihistamine, Zyrtec, 10 mg once a day. It worked. I took it for two days, and then stopped. After about 3 days, the itching returned, so I took only 5 mg (cut the pill in half), and it again worked. I have essentially continued this pattern ever since. About every three days, (sometimes two days, sometimes four), I take a 5 mg dose, and the itching stops.
Avatar f tn Whether taking one or the other will suffice, instead of both, would best be determined by trial and error, with you and your doctor working together to reach that decision.
Avatar n tn For me it's definitely related to not having a bowel movement that often so Ive been taking senokot every couple of days and it seems to be working. The doctor did say it properly isn't the best thing to use but its worked for 5 wks so i'm gonna continue use it. I still get slight stomach ache and feel a bit odd when i have a bowl movement but nothing like before.
Avatar n tn It's your life and if you're paying someone to help you put the pieces back together, dangit they had better bring glue and instructions. And maybe you just suffer from chronis sinus infections. I suffer from frequent constipation and there's no underlying cause. I'm just not regular! (: I hope that even if what you're experiencing is not anxiety, you find out what it is. You deserve to be happy and worry/pain-free!
Avatar n tn Are you taking synthroid? If so how long, has it corresponed with your hives? Sometimes the dye in synthroid can cause an allergic reaction in some people.
Avatar dr m tn When you see your doctor, throat redness and irritation and swollen glands are noted, confirming even further that you’re in the middle of a standard upper respiratory infection, or the common cold. Typically, it’ll last anywhere from 3-5 days. A small minority will progress into one of the classic complications of a common cold, such as a bronchitis or sinusitis.
Avatar f tn I do take zyrtec and dymista daily. I still get a bit of neck, jaw and head pain but it is far improved. I hope this helps you.
Avatar n tn I went to the several doctors and each one told me to take a Claritin and Zyrtec together every morning and night. When it got real bad that first two weeks, they prescribed me a 7 day supply of prednisone which is a steroid. I don't know what is causing the hives too. It's very frustrating to deal with the hives when I do get them and they pop up out of the blue.
Avatar f tn Doctors seem to be clueless as to how to treat hives. I too started off on a steroid pack, zyrtec, and claritin. Now because off this other condition that is similar to an allergic reaction and they also have no clue to I am on prednisone twice a day, zyrtec, allergra twice a day, ranitidine, and singular. I still have whatever this condition is and although it helps a little it never completely goes away. So again, good luck and god bless.
Avatar n tn Off the top of my head nasonex, rhinocort, astelin, nasaril, zyrtec, cingulair, entex, claritin and D, histex, prednisone (4 inflammation in my ears and sinuses), flonase, chlorpheniramine, atarax, phenylephrine......just off the top of my head LOL I remember when nasocort first hit the market and when they discontinued the powder form!
326352 tn?1310997895 I felt so bad for him because he really loved the cats and wanted to cuddle up with them. He was taking some Claritin back then in the beginning. Then, we found out that he was doing fine without the Claritin. It took several months, almost a year for him, but he is IMMUNE! Yah. So, it can be done. Some people wrote to stay away from the cat, but that does not work. You have to be exposed to the dander in order to build up the immunity. It won't kill you.