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can you take pseudoephedrine with nyquil

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not recommended: both have decongestants in them so I would not. Claritin (loratadine) D is an antihistamine and decongestant combined, NyQuil typically has decongest ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: But make sure you do not combine much of antihistamines (allergy medicines) in the future, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Several over the cou: Several behind the the counter medicines contain psedoephedrine and and are similar to nyquil, you need to sign for it and show id, due to abuse of P ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Provided you do not have hypertension or other contraindications to decongestants. Just limit use of both medications and take as directed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough info: There are many types of Nyquil and many types of sudafed PE (each containing different drugs). Ther are moderate potential side effects btwn diphenhyd ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pseudophed: It really depends if you have any other medical issues or if you take other medications.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If these are safe for you by themselves, then they are safe in combo.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Yes but migh affect: Yes but it might effect your sleep. Pseudoephedrine is a vasoconstrictor but also can increase heart rate and metabolism. If this is night for you, yo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Careful: Some of this decongestant otc meds have alcohol as a component. I usually recommend delsym (dextromethorphan) and clarinex.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: Nyquil has different formulations, all of them contain an antihistaminic as allegra (fexofenadine), (fexofenadine) and probably a decongestant as well ... Read More

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