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Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Decongestant: It is frequently used as a decongestant.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It causes high blood pressure, rapid heary rate, and could induce a heart attack or stroke.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sudafed: Sudafed is a great drug that works as a potent oral decongestant, making it great for colds, allergies and the like. It has been available over-the-c ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
One: If you are talking about adult dose, it should be no more than what's recommended in the instructions. For short-acting ones, up to 4x daily , for lon ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Valerius
22 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Possibly: That is a very high dose of sudafed and not recommended. High doses will increase the likelihood of adverse side effects.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
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
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
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
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Probably OK: It can raise blood pressure, so if have way to check it, would know for sure--otherwise, if not hypertensive (not being treated), probably ok.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal steroid spray: Greetings. Sudafed is an excellent decongestant but if you still are having troubles, first use NeilMed sinus rinse. This helps to remove the thick mu ... Read More

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