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St Paul, MN
A 25-year-old female asked:

If i take coricidin cough and cold and i don't have high blood pressure, will it effect me adversely (i'm taking it for the right reason, i'm sick)?

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Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
Safe medication: For a young healthy person a short course of over the counter medication is unlikely to be harmful. The other side of that, though, is that most OTC meds aren't very effective. For a serious cough a prescription medication might be best, but if the cough is minor you're better off to try home remedies. Look here for ideas: http://commonsensehome.com/home-remedies-for-coughs/
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Last updated Jan 17, 2021

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