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Allergies

Mixing Meds for Relief

07/27/2010

Question:

Can I give my son ( 10 yrs old, 160 lbs)both over the counter cough med and Claritin with out cause for alarm?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. We receive many questions about the effects of mixing medications and possible drug interactions. Because it may take several days for you to receive your answer, NetWellness "Ask an Expert" service may not be the timeliest way for you to get the information that you need.

For immediate information, your local pharmacist may be in the best position to assist you.

For authoritative information on medications, please refer to Medline Plus' Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information.

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