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Can I take guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex?

Can I take guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex?

OK Guaifenesin: It is fine to combine guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex, but you will be getting lots of Guaifenesin -- this should be no problem. ...Read more

Dr. Maxime Cannesson
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Phenylephrine (Definition)

Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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I am experiencing severe nasal congestion. I'm very prone to sinus infections. Can I take phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine together to max results?

I am experiencing  severe nasal congestion. I'm very prone to sinus infections. Can I take phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine together to max results?

Better not: Use only one, preferably the pseudo ephedrine, but be cautious when using either if you high blood pressure. If you're prone to sinus infections , better see an Allergist/ Immunologist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, meanwhile, saline nasal washes, OTC steroid nasal sprays would help you better with the congestion, good luck ...Read more

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Can you take phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine?

Not recommended: They are both decongestants and have similar effects. I recommend taking the highest effective dose for you of one or the other, not both. I tend not to recommend this to people with poorly controlled high blood pressure, prostate problems, or cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take phenylephrine with pseudoephedrine?

Is it possible for me to take phenylephrine with pseudoephedrine?

Not a good idea: Both of these otc drugs usually used for nasal congestion are almost identical. They are alpha-agonists and as such increase heart rate and blood pressure as side effects. Take one or the other, not both. ...Read more

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I took Pseudoephedrine (2 - 30mg pills) and 10 mg Phenylephrine together. I am a 26 year old male, 280 lbs. Should I be concerned?

I took Pseudoephedrine (2 - 30mg pills) and 10 mg Phenylephrine together. I am a 26 year old male, 280 lbs. Should I be concerned?

Yes, some!: I think you will be alright but avoid mixing drugs which have similar effects on your body...their effect then adds up and can be risky. Just do not do it anymore. ...Read more

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I took 10mg of phenylephrine a little over an hour ago. It's not helping. Can I take 30mg tablet of pseudoephedrine or do I have to wait a full 4hrs?

Are you doctor?: You took prescribed medication. Was it prescribed to you? What are you trying to treat? My strong advise is not to take medications that were not prescribed to you. What is good for one may be poison for another one. See your doctor and get qualified help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phenylephrine with pseudoephedrine?

Phenylephrine: It is safe to combine phenylephrine with Pseudoephedrine generally if you do not have high blood pressure. But, combining the two may increase your pulse, may create palpitations (sensation of heart flipping), or raise your blood pressure. Insomnia may also be associated with using the two together. They are both stimulants that shrink blood vessels. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Vernacchio
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Pseudoephedrine (Definition)

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more