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is oral pseudophed safe to take for long term
A 2-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, not safe: Both of those medicines have similar ingredients, so they should not be taken together. 2 year olds should not take multi-symptom cold medicines. As ... Read More
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not safe: Overlap of medications as active ingredients in both products poses a risk of overdose.
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: I have always hated these combination and multi symptom products due to the risk of overdosing. Straight Mucinex (guaifenesin) would be ok, it only ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No interaction : As a pediatric cardiologist, I'm not a big fan of pseudoephedrine, which is much more effective at stimulating the heart than clearing the sinuses. Ho ... Read More
56 years experience Family Medicine
YES YOU CAN: Yes you can take Ranitidin and Sudafed together
A female asked:
32 years experience Family Medicine
Same Medication: Claritin (loratadine)-D 12 hr and Claritin (loratadine)-D 24 hour both have pseudoephedrine in them. If you take a Claritin (loratadine) and add phen ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is safe. Prenatal vitamins actually are a good mix for women from teenage to menopause as they contain all the nutrients necessary.
A 30-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: on your other medical/family history, long term is a subjective term
A 30-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, however the contraindications listed for all contraceptive pills still apply for "safety sake".
A 29-year-old female asked:
17 years experience Pharmacy
Is it that drug?: Often people taking mood stabilizers are also receiving 2nd generation antipsychotics which in themselves can cause weight gain. Check with your physi ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
14 years experience Internal Medicine
For the most part: Yes, particularly as long as you aren't taking mega doses like 10,000-50000 IU daily. If you stay in the range of 1000-2000 IU daily you'll be fine.
A 22-year-old male asked:
45 years experience Family Medicine
Depends but no: If you are using guaifenesin, you must have a cough. You mention gerd on your profile but no mention of cigarettes or environemental exposure. What ab ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unknown: L-arginine has been used safely for up to 3 months. There are no long term studies to verify safety for long term use.
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