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Can i take a decongestant with allegra

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: It is not a good idea to take decongestant when you have hypertension. Consider an otc nasal steroid to see if it helps (may take a few days). If not... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Ron Pelton
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Your : Your olfactory nerves may be permanently damaged. You need to be evaluated by an ent. Go to www.Entnet.Org to find an ENT near you.
Dr. David Mann
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Smell loss: Most likely polyps which may improve with surgery. Other causes: permanent loss after trauma, or even a cold. See ENT
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Who knows ? Neither drug has a decongestant. The individual response to any such med is just that, an individual response. Gerd by nature waxes & ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Grischkan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Pop your ears: Block your nose, close your mouth and gently exhale. You might hear bubbling sounds. This may help clear it. Talk to your doctor about using something... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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There are no : Reported drug interactions between Allegra and prozac (fluoxetine). Nervousness is listed as a rare side effect of allegra. Best wishes.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Several Rx available: Some people get insomnia from the the decongestant (usually pseudephedrine) in combination Rx. You could try Allegra (no d). Consider saline nose spr... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Different medicines: Allegra (fexofenadine) - d is an antihistamine with a decongestant (d) which is pseudophed. The allergra part treats the itchy sneezy symptoms while ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Similar: Allegra-d is simply an antihistamine (fexofenadine) plus an over-the-counter decongestant. Allegra is a more powerful antihistamine than claritin (lor... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Short term :yes : Yes for a short time you may take decongestants. Not recommended for an extended treatment. Treat underlying asthma with inhaled steroids, bronchodila... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
None: Oral decongestants are contraindicated during pregnancy. Because of the potential risks of medication, and risks associated with infection and other ... Read More

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