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Is it ok to take oral sudafed daily for congestion

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: Sudafed does not cause sedation and theoretically may even counteract some of the sedating effect from alcohol. Do realize that female cannot tolerat... Read More

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Not best...: May need a nasal spray, humidifier....to get relief.
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Vicks and Sudafed: I cannot think of a good reason you would need both. How about starting with NyQuil and staying with it if that works. If things are not OK try Sudafe... Read More
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
Yes: If you are talking about Vicks NyQuil Cold and Flu relief then yes they are compatible. If Sudafed PE doesn't relieve your congestion then switch to... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
COUGH: Sudafed dries the nose. Coughing episodes are controlled by cough syrups like suppressants, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) etc.
Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Use but be cautious: Yes, you may use cough medication but you have to careful of side effects and possible interaction with other medications. Coughing is necessary to cl... Read More
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Coughing spasms: Coughing spasms are symptoms of whooping cough especially when gasping for air in between with or without choking or vomiting are signs of pertussis o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
800mg is a big dose: If a person was taking Tamiflu for the flu, and had no problems with the Tamiflu, and in the past had no problems taking ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) or ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Safe: No drug interactions noted with regular Sudafed and Ambien. And no drug interactions noted between Claritan and Ambien per the Drugs.Com drug interac... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 50 years experience
Yes it ts safe to take NyQuil. Be sure to hydrate yourself with water. It should assist in your improvement
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
You can try: oral antihistamines such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Chlortrimeton, Zyrtec, Claritin, Allegra, etc, or nasal spray such as Afrin or neosynephrine, ... Read More
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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Congestion?: Try using a cool mist humidifier. Try saline nose drops. How old is your son?If he is under 12 years sudafed is not available but check with the pharm... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatric Pulmonology 28 years experience
Should be fine: Sudafed and albuterol together should not cause problem. However there is no indication for sudafed in acute bronchitis. Sudafed is useful if you have... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Meds for flu symptom: Sudafed (the kind you may have to sign for at the pharmacy) helps relieve congestion by shrinking the tiny blood vessels in the nose. Not okay if you... Read More

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