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Can I Take Pseudoephedrine And Phenylephrine Together
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 moreGet help now ›
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?
Pseudo ephedrine: Sorry, I see it is 18 hours since you asked the question bu it would have been OK ...Read moreGet help now ›
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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 moreGet help now ›
I was prescribed omnicef for a sinus infection but I am still experiencing congestion. Can I take phenylephrine or pseudoephedrine to help?
Sinusitis symptoms: Decongestants such as phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine can be used in combination with antibiotics to help relieve nasal congestion that is frequently still present in the beginning of treatment. Products that contain guaifenesin are especially helpful as they help thin secretions and promote drainage. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Can you take phenylephrine hydrochloride or pseudoephedrine hydrochloride whilst taking amoxicillin ? I'm being treated for a middle ear infection.
Yes: These decongestants work well for some and generally will not interfere with your other treatment. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Can i take pseudoephedrine hci with lexapro? And what about phenylephrine? The first one has been my preferred cold med for years.
DrugDrugInteractions: Yes, you can take Pseudoephedrine w/lexapro (http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=1964-0, 1013-565). However, it's always best to tell your prescribing doctor & dispensing pharmacist everything you're taking, whether prescription or otc, so that they can pre-emptively look for drug-drug interactions before prescribing you something. ...Read moreGet help now ›
After took panadol 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, 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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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