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Doctor insights on: Cetirizine And Phenylephrine And Methy Prednisolone

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Dr. Marc Lorber
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Methylprednisolone (Definition)

Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol (methylprednisolone) is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol (methylprednisolone) like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more


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Phenylephrine and ceterizine HCl together okay?

Yes, Phenylephrine: In a nasal decongestant spray can be used for a limited time (see insert) to open nasal passages. Ceterizine is an antihistamine for treating alleric symptoms. ...Read more

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Does 10mg of phenylephrine rhelp decongestion?

Does 10mg of phenylephrine rhelp decongestion?

Yes: It would decongest, but careful if you have high blood pressure, read the labels carefully and don't exceed recommended doses ...Read more

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Are there things I should avoid while taking neosynephrine (phenylephrine)?

Are there things I should avoid while taking neosynephrine (phenylephrine)?

Neosynephrine (phenylephrine): 1. Using it for longer than 3-5 days; 2. Taking any other oral or nasal decongestants with it. ...Read more

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What is also known as phenylephrine hydrochloride?

What is also known as phenylephrine hydrochloride?

Brand names/: Phenylephrine is an alpha-1 adrenergic agonist used to relieve congestion from colds and allergies. Brand names include, among others, ah chew, despec-sf, dimetapp cold c, and others. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to take nyquil with sudafed pe (phenylephrine)?

Could it be okay to take nyquil with sudafed pe (phenylephrine)?

Not enough info: There are many types of Nyquil and many types of sudafed PE (each containing different drugs). Ther are moderate potential side effects btwn diphenhydramine
& doxylamine (Sudafed PE Nighttime Cold). Also moderate potential for dextromethorphan & diphenhydramine. You are going to have to plug the acurrate names for your medications into a drug interaction checker to know. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cough remedies containing phenylephrine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take cough remedies containing phenylephrine while pregnant?

Yes: You need to take only the recommended dose. Do not take any over-the-counter remedies that contain Aspirin or Ibuprofen or medications like them while pregnant. ...Read more

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Does phenylephrine HCl reduces the side effects of paracetamol if given together?

Does phenylephrine HCl reduces the side effects of paracetamol if given together?

Neither...: Neither medication makes a noticeable difference in the effects of the other medication. Paracetamol or acetominophen (tylenol) generally does not have any noticeable side effects when used properly. ...Read more

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Can I take pseudoephedrine hci with lexapro (escitalopram)? And what about phenylephrine? The first one has been my preferred cold med for years.

Can I take pseudoephedrine hci with lexapro (escitalopram)? 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 more

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I have problems with anxiety and irregular heartbeat when I use decongestants containing phenylephrine, is there anything else I could take? I really need help.

I have problems with anxiety and irregular heartbeat when I use decongestants containing phenylephrine, is there anything else I could take? I really need help.

Congestion: Your best bet may be a nasal steroid, a few varieties of which are available over-the-counter. As well, you can try an antihistamine, although some can be sedating. Two concerns, though: (1) with your sore throat, you may have an infection and (2) on phenylephrine your heart rate should increase but should not become irregular - has this been investigated? ...Read more

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Evertime I give my daughter an OTC containing acetaminophen, phenylephrine HCI, dextromorphan HBr she gets a rash. Why? Instructions say go to E.R..

Evertime I give my daughter an OTC containing acetaminophen, phenylephrine HCI, dextromorphan HBr she gets a rash. Why? Instructions say go to E.R..

Allergy?: It is certainly possible that your daughter has an allergy to one of the ingredients in the medication. If the only symptoms are a rash and she isn't having any difficulty breathing, I would suggest that you have her see her pediatrician today to confirm that they believe that the rash is likely allergic and not viral or another cause. Stop giving that medication! ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take phenylephrine and pseudophedrine?

Drug interactions.: This was checked using phenylephrine &
Pseudoephedrine Plus (chlorpheniramine / pseudoephedrine). Didn't find any significant interactions. (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1853-0, 638-15613) ...Read more

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Could phenylephrine and alavert be taken together?

Drug interactions: NO drug interactions were noted (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1853-0, 1486-897) ...Read more

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Is phenylephrine the equivalent to phenylpropanolamine?

Is phenylephrine the equivalent to phenylpropanolamine?

Similar but not same: Both are decongestants. Ppa, however, was removed from market due to effects on blood pressure & association with hemorrhagic strokes. Phenylephrine is deemed less hazardous, but caution should still be exercised when administered to a person with hypertension. ...Read more

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Phenylephrine vs pseudoephrine for sinusitis? Which is better?

Phenylephrine vs pseudoephrine for sinusitis? Which is better?

Pseudo: Pseudoephedrine has been consistently proven in clinical studies to be superior when compared with phenylephrine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phenylephrine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take phenylephrine while pregnant?

No: Many other drugs unsafe for pregnant women... Consult your obgyn before taking any meds. ...Read more

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What is the cure for phenylephrine sikn allergy?

What is the cure for phenylephrine sikn allergy?

Avoidance: Best solution is to avoid contact with allergen. Other solution like desensitization depends upon severity and you contact frequency and need. ...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

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Can a 8 yr old take half tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10mg?

Can a 8 yr old take half tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10mg?

Phenylephrine dose: Phenylephrine dose for 8 year old is 7.5 mg or 3/4 tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10 mg. However tablet has a bitter aftertaste if child is unable to swallow whole. Instead use a pediatric liquid preparation. ...Read more

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What flue drugs dose not have pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine?

What flue drugs dose not have pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): But seriously, just read the label. Don't forget zn tablets. ...Read more

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Would oral phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine help with rebound congestion?

Would oral phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine help with rebound congestion?

Steroids: I would recommend either Medrol dose-pak or Prednisone 20 mg. Three times a day for 5 days. Prednisone is the ultimate anti-inflammatory drug and the above 2 methods of administration are safe and should relieve rebound congestion. Obviously, stop taking over the counter nasal sprays. If you have nasal congestion, see an ENT doc or an allergist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Mydfrin (phenylephrine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mydfrin (phenylephrine) allergy?

Mydfrin: Mydfrin (phenylephrine) is an ophthalmic solution that is used as a vasoconstrictor, decongestant, & mydriatic for eye conditions and procedures. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/mydfrin-side-effects. Html for potential allergic reactions and adverse effects. ...Read more

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What to do if I have made my liver sick from phenylephrine + alcohol. How to recover?

What to do if I have made my liver sick from phenylephrine + alcohol. How to recover?

Abstain: Don't go back to drinking alcohol for at least a month, and consider whether perhaps a life without it might not be a happier one for you. ...Read more

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It safe to take a nasal decongestant with 10mg phenylephrine while on other medication?

It safe to take a nasal decongestant with 10mg phenylephrine while on other medication?

Usually: Phenylepherine can raise blood pressure in some people. If you have high blood pressure you are better off avoiding most decongestants. The best plan is to ask your pharmacist before adding any medication, as she can check on the computer for any interactions. ...Read more

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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

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Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Phenylepherine: Because of its poor bioavailibility the drug can be used during breastfeeding, albeit sparingly. ...Read more

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Can you take similason, tylenol (acetaminophen) and phenylephrine together?

Yes: Phenylephine is safe when dosed according to weight, but it should not be taken at bedtime or by patients with risk of angina of arrhythmia unless under a doctors care. Similasan is a homeopathic remedy which has not proven to have any benefit. There is no apparent interaction between the three, but all such medication decisions should be made with your doctor's blessing. ...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


Dr. John Chiu
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Cetirizine (Definition)

Ceftirizine is the generic name of an antihistamine previously marketed under the ...Read more