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Childrens 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 youGet a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 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
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?
I'm on sprintec birth control pills, what cold/ flu medication can I take that won't effect my birth control? What pain killers (Advil, tylenol)?
Got a cough with a cold almost 4 weeks ago.Coughing like nonstop. Taking Zyrtec and Tylenol (acetaminophen) Multi Plus Cold medicines but aren't working.What 2do now?
I keep getting these headaches for the last week and they have gotten worse in the last few days plus I've been had a stuffy nose theyve been making me weak and I've been taking tylenol (acetaminophen) and putting cold compresses on my head
Is it okay to mix childrens allegra & childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) to treat cold/pains on a 2 year old?
Yes but.....: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Allegra are ok together but Allegra is not useful for "colds" as it won't control the runny, stuffy nose unless due to an allergy to inhalants (e.g. Dust mite, pollen, pet dander). Current american academy of pediatrics recommendations are use tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever, aches but no antihistamines or decongestants for nasal symptoms as they are largely ineffective and can have side-effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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