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Can you take allergy medicine with albuterol?
No interactions were found between albuterol and Benadryl Allergy. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What drugs should not be taken with Zyrtec?
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness such as opioid pain or cough relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone), alcohol, marijuana (cannabis), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, lorazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants (such as carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine), or …
Can I take Zyrtec with asthma?
Conclusions: Cetirizine has a significant bronchodilatory effect in patients with mild-to-moderate asthma and can be used to treat concomitant conditions (e.g., allergic rhinitis) without concern that it will interfere with the bronchodilatory effect of albuterol or cause worsening of asthma by itself.
What can you not mix albuterol with?
Some of the drugs that could potentially interact with albuterol (although not as seriously as the ones listed above) include:
- Tenormin (atenolol)
- Trandate (labetalol)
- Lopressor, Toprol XL (metoprolol)
- Corgard (nadolol)
- Inderal (propranolol)
- Lanoxin (digoxin)
- Epipen, Primatene Mist (epinephrine)
Does Zyrtec help with shortness of breath?
Taking an over-the-counter antihistamine may work for you. Medications such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl) and cetirizine (Zyrtec) can stop your immune response to allergy triggers in its track, potentially lessening breathing difficulties.
Is Zyrtec or Claritin better for asthma?
Both drugs can also treat itching and watery eyes. Zyrtec and Claritin may also be used to treat postnasal drip from allergies as well….Conditions treated by Zyrtec and Claritin.
Does Zyrtec react with any medications?
Zyrtec may interact with other medicines that make you sleepy (such as other cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
Can I take anything else with Zyrtec?
If your allergy is particularly bad then yes you can take them on the same day, as there are no known interactions. This is a therapeutic duplication and it is usually recommended to take only one antihistamine at any time, however if you have been prescribed to take both together then it is appropriate.
Does Zyrtec cause shortness of breath?
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects.
Does albuterol break up mucus?
It is a bronchodilator that makes breathing easier by relaxing and opening airways to the lungs. Albuterol may be recommended right before chest physical therapy so that mucus from the lungs can be coughed up easier and eliminated.
Can albuterol damage your lungs?
This medicine may cause paradoxical bronchospasm, which means your breathing or wheezing will get worse. This may be life-threatening. Check with your doctor right away if you or your child have coughing, difficulty breathing, or wheezing after using this medicine.
What is the best allergy medicine for shortness of breath?