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    bubba57 posted:
    My husband suffers from a chronic cough. He has been taking Zyrtek for awhile and it helps some but not enough. His Dr. recommended Allegra. Now he has decided that he should take the 24hr Zyrtek at night and the 12 hr Allegra in the morning. He says it works great but I am concerned about drug interactions and possible toxicity. Please help.
    atti_editor responded:
    Hi bubba57,

    The WebMD My Medicine tool can help you track medications you are taking and will alert you to any interactions you should be aware of. Speaking with his doctor or allergist would be best to determine if there are any interactions you should be aware of and to see if taking both of this medications is actually helpful or if only one is truly needed. Please let us know what you find!

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