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What is the definition or description of: Actifed overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Actifed overdose?

Actifed overdose: Actifed (chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine) is a combination antihistamine and nasal decongestant medication. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used. ...Read more

Actifed Overdose (Definition)

Actifed (chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine) is a combination antihistamine and nasal decongestant medication. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication ...Read more


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What med is comparable to actifed (pseudeofedrin) I had testicular cancer. I had a lymph node resection in the late 80's. I was told I would not be able to have children. But I had 3 children. My doctor at the time told me it was because of actifed. (

What med is comparable to actifed (pseudeofedrin) I had testicular cancer. I had a lymph node resection in the late 80's. I was told I would not be able to have children. But I had 3 children. My doctor at the time told me it was because of actifed. (

You: You should be able to use sudafed in a similar way to attempt to conceive and have another natural pregnancy. Sudafed is still available over the counter, and can be taken prior to trying to attempting pregnancy. If this is unsuccessful, you are still most likely able to have another child, but you should meet with a urologist to discuss the additional steps that could be applied to help conceive with artificial reproductive assistance, such as with ivf. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of actifed?

What are the side effects of actifed?

Dizziness, headaches: Some of the bothersome (but not usually dangerous) side effects include dizziness, headaches, and nervousness. There are also, however, some potentially serious side effects of the medication that may require immediate medical attention.. Notify your healthcare provider right away if you experience symptoms such as difficulty breathing, chest pain, or difficulty passing urine. ...Read more

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What are side effects of taking actifed more often than prescribed?

What are side effects of taking actifed more often than prescribed?

Stuffy nose?: The main concerning ingredient in actifed is pseudophedrine which is a decongestant. With constant use or overuse, this medication can actually worsen nasal congestion, a condition known as 'rhinitis medicamentosa'. I suggest using a Neti Pot to do nasal irrigations as a substitute. 1 teaspoon of kosher or sea salt in 8 ounces of water. Daily use will help reduce nasal swelling. ...Read more

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What makes pseudoephedrine (found in actifed) make you drowsy?

What makes pseudoephedrine (found in actifed) make you drowsy?

Opposite: It is very unusual for Pseudoephedrine to make you drowsy. Quite the opposite, it is actually a stimulant for most people, and one of the well known side effects is insomnia. If you are drowsy, it is more likely one of the other ingredients or your underlying medical condition for which you are taking the medication. (or poor sleep brought on by the medication). ...Read more

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What are the benefits of actifed?

What are the benefits of actifed?

2 ways of help: Actifed tablets give 2-way action featuring both an antihistamine and a decongestant for treating hayfever, colds and allergies. ...Read more

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Can I take sleeping tablets with actifed?

Can I take sleeping tablets with actifed?

Yes.: However, actifed causes drowsiness in many people, so you may not need to take a sleep aid. ...Read more

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My 6 month old daughter has been prescribed 1ml of Actifed, but we aren't sure if this is safe.

My 6 month old daughter has been prescribed 1ml of Actifed, but we aren't sure if this is safe.

Safe? Maybe. ....: I would NEVER prescribe or suggest using this med for any 6 mo infant. Period. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Actifed allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Actifed allergy?

Actifed allergy: Actifed is a antihistamine / nasal decongestant. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/actifed. Html ...Read more

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Can antihistamine like actifed kill someone if taken wrong?

Can antihistamine like actifed kill someone if taken wrong?

Overdosing & Actifed: This is unlikely with this cold medicine. But, taken in significant quantities or with other medications this does not mean it is not dangerous.

Please take all medications and supplements in the prescribed or recommended dosing. More is never better when discussing medications. ...Read more

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Can I take actifed and sudafed at the same time?

Can I take actifed and sudafed at the same time?

Yes: Antihistamine + decongestant, yes can take both together. Monitor your blood pressure when taking if hypertensive, as both can increase readings. ...Read more

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