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Child Tylenol Plus Cold Medication
No not tylenol (acetaminophen) cold: No you should not take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Cold medicine specifically. Tylenol (acetaminophen) Cold medicine has Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Phenylephrine.The Dextromethorphan, and Phenylephrine are class C pregnancy drugs, meaning that "Risk cannot be ruled out" and "Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus".But you could take just Acetaminophen or simple Tylenol (acetaminophen). I would advise a flu shot. ...Read more
Fine: No interactions found. They are safe together.. ...Read more
Cold therapy: Remember that there is no cure for the cold other than to comfort the symptoms. So if you have nasal congestion use Hypertonic Saline rinse, cool humidifier to help vasoconstriction in the nose. Also, vapor rubs can be helpful. If it is a sore throat otc cough drop or my favorite warm non-caffeinated tea with honey and lemon. Remember zinc and vitamin c can help in decreasing viral load @ onset. ...Read more
Yes, but be cautious: You can take codeine with other cough and cold medications. However, be careful taking more than one cough/cold medication at a time. Many of the prescription and over the counter medications have similar or even the same ingredients. Avoid taking more than one medication to avoid accidental overdose. ...Read more
I take adderall but am now sick can I take day time cold medicine that has acetaminophen, dextromethorpahn hbr, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine?
Adderal: Yes, occasional use should not affect you ...Read more
Does the counter medicine such as acetaminophen or cold medicine make the birth control pills less effective? Should I use backup protection?
I get hives everytime I take cold medicine. I can take ibuprofen though. So I think I may be allergic to acetaminophen. But I took benadryl & got hives?
Check ingredients: It is unusual to develop hives from Benadryl and thus I would suggest that you copy down all of the ingredients in each of the cold medicines you suspected might have caused hives to find out if there is a shared ingredient then go on doing your detective work from there. ...Read more
Can I take amoxycilin clav 875-125mg with common cold medicine acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine to lessen the effects of throat infection?
Antibiotics URI: No interactions between these meds. There is no evidence to support the use of antibiotics in the treatment of the common cold. Antibiotic treatment causes more harm than benefit. Antibiotics should only be used for bacterial pharyngitis (strep throat). The most common causes of pharyngitis are viral agents. Bacterial coinfections may occur. A rapid strep test or culture can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Is it ok to take Acetaminophen&cold medicine (Dextromethorphan, Chlorpheniramine Maleate)with guava/pear/grape/kiwi/mango/apple/cranberry/prune juice?
Yes: There are no problems with this combination. ...Read more
Can a child under 12 weighing 128lbs take the recommended adult dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) cold multi symptom nighttime?
Yes: Dosing by weight gives you a range of 15 to 30ml per dose (2 tablespoons = 6 teaspoons). ...Read more
OTC Medications:: There are about 400 different 'over the counter' medications for fever, cold, cough. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a fever reducer, somatic pain reliever. Dose: 10-15 mg/kg/dose, 4-6 hours, for fever 101 f or above. Some cold/cough meds contain Acetaminophen also, so there is possibility of overdosing. Many cold meds has Pseudoephedrine which increases heart rate. So, be careful not to overdose! ...Read more
If I I took ibuprohen 800mg 3 hours ago, can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus night time medication now?
Yes: Because these 2 are from different classes of medication, it is fine to alternate Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for a short term basis. I am also assuming that you have normal liver and kidney function. However, if your symptoms do not improve with this regimen, you should see your doc. ...Read more
Is using tylenol (acetaminophen) okay for a 4 month old teething baby? I have tried every other remedy that doesn't included medication. Nothing has worked.
Yes: Please just follow the directions on the label. ...Read more
Is there a such thing as liquid tylenol without all the cold and flu medication additives? Or can acetaminophen only come in pill form pure.
Yes, there is: There is liquid acetaminophen, generic and brand name such as tylenol. Ask your pharmacist about other active ingredients, if any, or read the labels carefully. Some boast that they are dye free, if that is one of your concerns. And there is adult and child strength liquids. ...Read more
Five weeks pregnant and suffer from migraines. What medications can I take that won't harm my baby. Tylenol (acetaminophen) just don't help.?
What OTC medications are safe to take for headaches and colds when one has autoimmune hepatitis? No Tylenol, (acetaminophen) of course, but are other NSAIDs okay?
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