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Took 1 sudafed can I drink alcohol?

Took 1 sudafed can I drink alcohol?

Generally yes: But how much alcohol are you talking about. Sudafed is relatively without side effects, but it can elevate blood pressure, as can alcohol too. However, if you are using a decongestant because you have a cold, alcohol is not necessarily the best thing when you are fighting any kind of infection. The safe drinking limit in women is no more than 1 standard drink per day, and less than 3 at 1 time. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Vernacchio
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What are the possible side effects of long term use of sudafed pe and rhinocort together with alcohol?

What are the possible side effects of long term use of sudafed pe and rhinocort together with alcohol?

Difficult to say: Sudafed and rhinocort are for chronic rhinitis which is a benign condition. Excessive alcohol use is always a major health concern. Limit your alcohol intake to no more than 7 drinks a week. None if you're pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pseudoephedrine and alcohol combined?

What are the effects of pseudoephedrine and alcohol combined?

Very buzzed : The sudafed is a stimulant the alcohol is a depressent. Depending on how much of each substance and your own personal body chemistry will determine the effects that you experience.

Btw — I would not recommend this. The alcoholic "energy drinks" do the same thing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol ~30 hours after taking 120mg pseudoephedrine?

Is it safe to drink alcohol ~30 hours after taking 120mg pseudoephedrine?

Yes: Almost eliminated from your system, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications/ drugs, alcohol is a drug, be cautious though ...Read more

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Can I take sudafed pe if im a diabetic?

Maybe: I try to avoid recommending sudafed to people who have high blood pressure. People with diabetes also would be better to avoid it. But if it is once in a while and taking safer measures such as nasal saline, nasal steroid fail to relief nasal congestion then I would say it is not a big issue to take a few of them. ...Read more

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Can I take DayQuil and sudafed together?

NO: DayQuil contains PHENYLEPHRINE a DECONGESTION similar to SUDAPHED! Rapid heart beat and a number of other symptoms are possible!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can I take cholesterol pill with sudafed?

Can I take cholesterol pill with sudafed?

Yes: As long as there are no other medical conditions such as hypertension. Check with your doctor to make sure before taking it. ...Read more

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Can I take sudafed and penicillin together?

Should be safe: Those two medications don't tend to interact. As long as you don't have a sensitivity or allergy to either medication. ...Read more

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Sudafed and methadone, okay to take together?

Sudafed and methadone, okay to take together?

Yes: Sudafed and Methadone should be O.K. To take together, even though one is a mild upper and the other is a downer. Sudafed is a mild stimulant that acts as a decongestant and vasoconstrictor of blood vessels. Methadone works primarily by binding to opiate receptors in the brain. This reply is based on the assumption that sudafed is not transformed into an illicit drug by some buyers. ...Read more

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Could you take buscopan and sudafed together?

Buscopan: There is no contra-indication for use of these two medications. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take other medications with sudafed?

Some are ok.: You can use a drug interaction checker or ask your pharmacist about mixing particular medications with sudafed. ...Read more

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Can you take Theraflu and Sudafed at the same time?

Probably ok: Unless you have uncontrolled hypertension or high anxiety since Theraflu also contains a decongestant although a mild one. Both decongestants can raise BP and cause insomnia. ...Read more

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Can you take sudafed 12 hour in the morning and NyQuil at night?

Can you take sudafed 12 hour in the morning and NyQuil at night?

Yes: Provided you do not have hypertension or other contraindications to decongestants. Just limit use of both medications and take as directed. ...Read more