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Sudafed prostate

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
No: Sudafed is unlikely to increase the size of the prostate. Rather, it increases the tone of the prostate making it harder for the urine to pass through... Read More
Dr. Matthew Goren
33 years experience
No: But the medicine can cause urinary retention causing it to be more difficult to pee. That symptom can be confused with an enlarged prostate. That sy... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
Urologic Oncology 27 years experience
Is risky: Sudafed has the exact opposite action of Alpha blockers which are effective in men with BPH and lower urinary symptoms. Sudafed use can increase the r... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Sorensen
Urology 23 years experience
Not usually: Just the difficulty emptying. If you are straining to urinate that can irritate the prostate.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: An overdose is defined as taking more than the recommended daily dose od a medication. Read the label and that should tell you.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
Not: Good, and not indicated in package insert. It could cause havoc with your blood pressure among other things.!
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Range: Assuming you mean "real" sudafed (=pseudoephedrine), 30 or 60mg up to 4 times daily. If you mean the "pe" junk, don't bother to take it--will have abo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Medication question: It is alright to take Pseudoephedrine with moderate amounts of alcohol. Just don't overdo it. Also, do not mix alcohol with antihistamines.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 61 years experience
No: Sudafed or pseudo-ephedrine is an Alpha agonist and acts only as a vaso-constrictor to shrink blood vessels and increase the opening of the nasal cavi... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 25 years experience
It Depends: Unfortunately, there are mult versions of Nyquil. Some contain the active ingredient in Sudafed (usually actually Sudafed PE which is phenylephrine). ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: In fact Loratadine does nothing to decongest the nose.
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