Users' questions

Can you combine Claritin and Singulair?

Can you combine Claritin and Singulair?

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

Can I take Claritin and montelukast the same day?

Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Claritin and montelukast.

Can you take Singulair and antihistamine together?

“Singulair can be used alone, or it can be used in combination with oral antihistamines (like Allegra and Xyzal), nasal antihistamines (like azelastine), and intranasal steroids (like Nasacort and Flonase),” says Kathleen Dass, MD, an allergist at Michigan Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Center.

Is Singulair and loratadine the same thing?

Are Singulair and Claritin the Same Thing? Singulair (montelukast) and Claritin (loratadine) are used to treat allergy symptoms. Singulair is also used to treat asthma and to prevent exercise-induced narrowing of the airways. Singulair and Claritin belong to different drug classes.

What can you not take with montelukast?

What should I avoid while taking montelukast? Avoid situations or activities that may trigger an asthma attack. If your asthma symptoms get worse when you take aspirin, avoid taking aspirin or other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) while you are taking montelukast.

Does Singulair make you gain weight?

Does Singulair (montelukast) cause weight gain? Weight gain is not a common side effect of Singulair (montelukast).

Why is montelukast taken at night?

The authors of this trial concluded that montelukast exerts an increased action at night, either because of higher plasma concentration at the moment of the challenge test, or because of anti-inflammatory effect during the first hours of the morning, or both.

How long does it take Singulair to fully work?

Montelukast starts to work immediately to reduce leukotriene levels in your body (which make your symptoms worse). However, it may take around a week before it reaches its full effect. If you’re taking montelukast to prevent exercise-induced asthma, take it 2 hours before you exercise.

Is it bad to take Claritin and Singulair together?

Although they generally have a lower incidence of drowsiness than typical antihistamines they can still cause drowsiness and fatigue which is probably a little more pronounced when taking them together. Speak to your Dr about the drowsiness and he may be able to adjust the dose.

How many loratadine tablets can I take in one day?

Depending on your reaction, doctors can prescribe up to 4 x 10mg a day. I weigh 180 and take two loratadine every night. I have a slight allergy to our pets as well as gluten. I would always get congested at night after eating bread, pasta or drinking beer.

When to take Zyrtec and loratadine together?

I often take the second dose at 12 hours, but sometimes take them together if symptoms are really bad. One Zyrtec, by the way, made me feel like I was heavily medicated and I literally couldn’t function — my own reaction, but just FYI.

Is it better to take Benadryl or loratadine?

A Benadryl does so much better but it lasts only four hours. They should take it off the market or redo it so it works as it is not inexpensive. It depends on what your body needs. Some people need more, some need less. You and your doctor just have to find what is best for you.

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