A 29-year-old member asked:
Can i take the pseudoephedrine that is behind the pharmacy counter, or is that too strong of a dose?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
No: I would stick to the over-the-counter pseudoephedrine.
6.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Jeff Livingstonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Most pharmacies in most states now keep products containing Pseudoephedrine behind the counter but it is still an over-the-counter medication that does not require a prescription. It is hidden so it can not be purchased in large quantities by drug dealers who chemically alter it it to manufacture and sell illegal methamphetamine.
6.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Richard Williamsanswered
Pharmacy 20 years experience
Yes, but: Before you decide to buy peduoephedrine, please discuss any other medications you may be taking with the pharmacist, especially if you are taking medications for high blood pressure.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 19, 2015
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