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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Cold & allergy: You need to read the contents of the cold medicines. Soem already have allergy medicines inside of them as well. You shouls take your medicines you ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Be careful: Since it is a strong stimulant and could have compounded reactions with elements contained in certain cold remedies, before you take both, ask you doc ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Please use caution: Biphentin is a stimulant and thus caution is advised when using cold medicines containing decongestants (phenylephrine/pseudoepherine etc..). Medicati ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not it shouldn't but be more specific about what your issue was (rash?) and when it occurred in relation to taking the med.
A 29-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Aerius=desloratadine: I suspect that you're not in the states b/c aerius (http://www.Drugs.Com/uk/aerius.Html) is not a brand of Desloratadine sold here. There's not likely ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sharon Gilliland
36 years experience Pediatrics
No: Cold preparations are not recommended for children under 6 years of age because the risks outweigh the potential benefits. These include preparations ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: As a good rule of thumb, if you have an infection, you would want to leave off your Methotrexate and Imuran (azathioprine) and when the infection reso ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hard one: That is hard to answer. Many cold medications have dextromethorphan or decongestants both of which should be avoided with cymbalta. Here are some thin ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Methotrexate: You may take cold medicine with methotrexate. One medicine not to use echinacea but most others are ok.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That isn't likely.: But illness may.

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