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nasal decongestants to take with high blood pressure

A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rx nasal sprays: There are two types of rx sprays you can take. Both have very little systemic side effects. Nasal steroids sprays (flonase, rhinocourt, nasonex, (mome ... Read More
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Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can take otc antihistamines like Claritin or zyrtec, and use saline nasal sprays. Decongestants such as Pseudoephedrine can elevate your BP somewh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
ASA: Aspirin in a low dose of 10 MG is prescribed as cardio protective and is not harmful. However aspirin Ca cause increased risk of bleeding,especially i ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: However, i would avoid cough medicines if you are ill, coughing helps clear out the mucus or phlegm in your airway. Only take it if you can't sleep.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Read labels, 2 avoid any Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) like contents in what u take without ur md's ok.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok: Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM contains Dextromethorphan a cough suppressant and Guaifenesin an expectorant. The combo is used to treat cough and chest cong ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It should not be a problem.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Also can take HTN meds with prep h. No interactions.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Docusate is not a problem with high blood pressure. But check with your doctor to make sure there's no other reason for you not to take it.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Sometimes this can be a conflict and you need to check with your physician.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Not known side effects of the drug
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The decongestant in it can raise blood pressure.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
cipr: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is quite compatible with high BP treatments.
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No problem: There's no interaction
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Negative: It doesn't.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: Loratadine (Claritin) will not interfere with any blood pressure medications. Don't confuse this with Claritin-D (Loratadine/Pseudoephedrine) if ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: It is often necessary to take more than one drug to achieve optimal control of high blood pressure.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Vasoconstriction : By causing narrowing of blood vessels.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
COZAR AND AMLODIPIN: Yes you can and we use it all the time.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
High blood pressure: is not a contraindication to neb treatments fo asthma for example. there are some "heart friendly" Albuterol-like medicines on the market that cause l ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: And B12 is in many of the foods you eat too.

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