A 50-year-old member asked:
Whenever i have cold, i take a tablet of celestamine. will this help?
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Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not a good idea: It appears that this is a combination of cortisone and an antihistamine- neither of which has shown effectiveness for cold. The cortisone may even reduce your defense against the virus but likely very minimally.
The older antihistamine does have a drying effect which may reduce the runny nose but also tends to make you sleepy. If you must, take only an antihistamine.
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Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
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Last updated Jul 6, 2015
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