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Can I Take Alka Seltzer Cold Plus While On Lipitor
Ok except: Alka seltzer contains aspirin, so it should be avoided by those people with Aspirin allergy. Otherwise, alka seltzer at usual doses is well tolerated by those who have environmental allergies. ...Read more
Atorvastatin has the brand name lipitor (atorvastatin).. Its function is to lower the body's production of cholesterol and to stabilize current cholesterol plaques. The general name for this class of medication is "statins". Other statins include Crestor (rosuvastatin) ...Read more
Cough medicines: Alka seltzer plus has I believe Acetaminophen and phenylephrine in it which is a decongestant but not an antihistamine. It also has dextromethorphan cough suppressant. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. So yes you can take them together of added effect on sinus and nasal congestion. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make you sleepy. ...Read more
Dx ulcerative colitis and coming down with a cold. Can I take alka seltzer plus or should I avoid it?
I'd avoid it myself:
Ask a doctor or pharmacist for alternative suggestions. It is not recommended: http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/features/tip-sheet-ulcers-pain-relievers
tolerating cold symptoms can be a challenge, but you might discover things that will work without making your condition worse. Good luck. ...Read more
Really bad cold! Can I take alka seltzer plus cold with lexapro (escitalopram)? I know it can cause increase in bleeding together. Please help I'm misreble.
No harm: It should not cause any harm to take alka seltzer while you have a cold. ...Read more
Can I take alka-Seltzer plus cold and cough formula that are liquid filled capaules while being on fluoxetine?
Yes: I mean, like it says on the package. Not more than that. ...Read more
Yes: I don't see any reason not to use those medicines for a short time. ...Read more
Multiple medications: Before you start treating yourself, you must have a diagnosis in mind. Do you think you have the flu? If so, none of the items you are taking offer any effective treatment for it. They are a little bit like chicken soup, they may not help you and they cannot hurt you. If you have phlegm that is greenish in color, see a physician for antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more
If my 13 yr old dtr took a 12 decongespill, when would it be safe for her to take alka seltzer plus cold medicine that contains phenylephrine bitartra?
YES: However, I suggest staggering the doses by 4-6 hrs. ...Read more
I took alka seltzer plus at 9:15 pm not fully reading it. I have mostly nasal congestion. When can I take either DayQuil or Advil cold and sinus?
Rather than taking either of these medications, you may help your congestion better by taking steam or water vapor inhalation.
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I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir two 10mg a day. I have a terrible cold with bad body aches. Should I take nyquil or alka seltzer plus cold?
Hold off adder all: While treating cold stop the stimulants.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take a generic version of zyrtec (cetirizine) in the morning can I take alka seltzer cold and cough at night?
Yes: And if you can quit smoking, you'd get sick much less! Don't forget that in the winter, our noses need moisture--even when we think they are stuffy. Many times they are asking for moisture. I like ayr saline gel spray as it sticks and doesn't run down the back of your throat. Steroid nasal sprays are helpful too! ...Read more
Alka seltzer: Once a day should present no problem. ...Read more
Caution: Alka selter has aspirin. Aspirin with NSAID should be used with caution. ...Read more
10-12 hours: As the drug is a combo of 3 meds: aspirin (probably unsafe with breast feeding), phenylepherine (safety profile unkown with breastfeeding) and chloepheneramine (possibly safe). The first two can stay in the system for about 10-12 hours, the latter stays longer, may be a day, but not totally contraindicated during breastfeeding, and after 12 hours wouldn't be as concentrated in the system, good luck ...Read more
Can I take alka seltzer plus night time and M367 (Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone 325 mg / 10 mg) together?
I am not aware: Of any minimal age to purchase this product. ...Read more
How long should I wait to breastfeed if I took alka seltzer plus? (night time) It has 500 mg aspirin! How long will it take to be out of my breastmilk
Wouldn't worry: If baby is otherwise healthy I would continue to feed and just avoid aspirin in the future. We don't like to expose kids with any viral illness because of its association with Reye syndrome under those conditions. Otherwise it is just there, and a relative transfer of 2-10% occurs. If sick, pump and dump for 8 hours and it should be fine thereafter. ...Read more
Should I wait more than one day to breastfeed after taking alka-seltzer plus multi-symptom cold This also contains aspirin for fever, any suggestions?
One day should: Be fine for aspirin, or alka-seltzer, not sure what kind of cold medicine you consumed, but generally after one day most of those common drugs would be out of your system, enjoy your baby ...Read more
I have the flu and took alka-seltzer plus night severe cold & flu (1 fast relief mix in packets) about 5 mins ago. I breastfeed. Is it safe to nurse?
Maybe, maybe not:
There are at least a dozen products carrying this name and some contain antihistamines or phenylephrine that can decrease milk volume, or Aspirin that should not be consumed iy baby may get a viral illness while you are taking it. So some products without the ingredients noted are less worrisome than others.
See:hale, t "medications and mothers milk", 2012 ed. ...Read more
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