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Any reaction if cetririzine taken together with xanax - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello there
Doctor :  
How can i help u
User :   i take alprazolam/xanax when i take flights
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   yesterday i got bitten by a couple of insects, and i want to know if my antihistamines are ok to take with the xanax 2mg
User :   actually, just 1mg, as its a short flight im taking
Doctor :  
i will help yu in this
Doctor :  
can i ask few Q
User :   yes sure
User :   thank you
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wats your age
User :   29
Doctor :  
do yu have any rashes after insect bite
User :   typical small bump, nothing mjor
Doctor :  
any itching in the bite areas
User :   i think they are mosquito bites
Doctor :  
or burning sensation in the bumps
User :   they do itcha little, but not too bad
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
any difficulty in breathing
User :   no none
Doctor :  
or swelling of tongue
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or lips
User :   no none
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   then no to worry, be relaxed
Doctor :  
its just a insect bite without any major allergic reactions'
User :   ok excellent
Doctor :  
so you can take antihistamics for this
Doctor :  
as most antihistaminics are sedatives
User :   i used a little betamethasone cream on them too and it seemed to help with the itching
User :   i have certirizine
Doctor :  
thats great
User :   so the cetirizine and xanax are ok together?
Doctor :  
Cetrizine is non sedative antihistaminic
Doctor :  
so you can combine the two drugs
User :   brilliant
User :   many thanks for your help
Doctor :  
there will be no interaction
User :   thank you
Doctor :  
apply betamethasone cream for 1-2 days
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?


User :   i will do
User :   no that is all for now, many thanks
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