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Why?: Promethazine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. The combination of prometh. With Codeine should be used the treatment of uncontrolled coughing. Unfortunately, the purple syrup is frequently abused in a number of unusual ways. To add Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to the combination syrup doesn't make much sense in most circumstances and could lead to at least drowsiness or worse. ...Read more
After took panadol (acetaminophen) cold and flu (paracetamol, phenylephrine hydrochloride), can I take actifed afterwards (triprolidine hydrochloride, pseudoephedrine?
No: You shouldn't use both at the same time. If you want to switch from one to the other, wait until it is time for your next dose of the panadol, (acetaminophen) but then take the actifed instead. They are different medicines, but act in almost exactly the same fashion, so taking them together will result in too high a dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shouldn't hurt: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) typcally suppresses appetite, although not in everyone. If losing weight is a goal, it should interfere with that process. But, it also is seldom enough. Controlled calorie intake and increased exercise remain the gold standards for taking weight off and keeping it off. You may find that surging appetite late in the day as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) wears off becomes the hardest time to control intake. ...Read more
YES: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a dopaminergic and noradrenercic medication. If you do not have a disorder involving decreased levels of these compounds, then you are creating excessive levels of these neurotransmitters. Numerous conditions can ultimately result including hypertension, anxiety, paranoia, psychosis. Cardiac arrhythmias, headaches, increased risk of stroke, etc. ...Read more
How can I increase my appetite while taking ADD stimulant medication like Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine)? I don't eat!!
Evaluate your dosing: Decreased appetite is a well known side effect to medications such as dexedrine (dextroamphetamine). Medication dosing for stimulants such as these may need to be adjusted. Rather than looking for something to remedy this side effect, consult with your doctor. You may require a lower dose, or a different medication that may work for the ADD yet not severely suppress your appetite. ...Read more
I take daily tramidol, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) hydroxycut max, garcinia cambogia, green coffee bean
Safe or not safe?
Tram Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) Wt Loss: Consider long term side effects on your liver as a result of taking both Tramadol and Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) (Hydrocodone/Tylenol) on a daily basis. Stick to only one of these two medications. Don't mix Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) and Tramadol. Keep your use to the bare minimum. Your weight loss agents have no drug drug interactions with either Tramadol or Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). Your weight loss agents are safe to continue. ...Read more
Only if: You want to harm yourself without helping your weight loss. Otherwise, avoid it. ...Read more
Can i take alka seltzer for cold with Lexapro (escitalopram) that contains acetaminophen
It's okay: It should not cause any harm to take alka seltzer while you have a cold. ...Read more
Not likely: Very unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please tell any over-the-counter syrup available for kids having
pseudoephedrine hydrochloride, chlorphenamine maleate, acetaminophen?
I do not think so: If you are asking for a single medication that is available otc with all 3 ingredients, I am not aware of any. You can find some that have the Pseudoephedrine and the chlorpheniramine but not the acetaminophen. I believe advil (ibuprofen) allergy sinus is close having Ibuprofen instead of the Acetaminophen in pill form. That said, cold medications are not recommended for children less than 4 years of age. ...Read more
Don't over do it: Yes, as long as you follow the label and prescription directions. ...Read more
Excellent question : Good for you by asking this question! Depending on which formulation of Dayquil, one has phenylephrine and another has pseudoephedrine. Both of these can elevate blood pressure and heart rate when combined with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Ask your healthcare provider as this may not be safe for you depending on your health history. It is always best to ask before taking over the counter medications with your meds. ...Read more