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Is it safe to take nasal decongestants with carbamazepine?

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Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal Decongestants: Generally, there is no problem taking nasal decongestants with carbamazepine.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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