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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Phenylpropanolamine And Chlorpheniamine (Definition)

Phenylpropanolamine|chlorpheniamine is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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I've been getting sinus headaches for over a week now. Decongestants work for a few hours but nothing really works what shall I do now???

I've been getting sinus headaches for over a week now. Decongestants work for a few hours but nothing really works what shall I do now???

Sinus infection: it sound like you might need some abx for a sinus infection. if you can't or won't take abx, you can do sinus rinses 2-3 times per day. those will get rid of a sinus infection as well, it will just take more time. ...Read more

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I took a 24 hour decongestant but it is not working, can I take NyQuil?

I took a 24 hour decongestant but it is not working, can I take NyQuil?

What decongestant?: Nyquil contains Dextromethorphan,Acetamnophen and Doxylamine(A first generation sedating antihistamine)and NyquilD contains Sudafed a decongestant You can take Nyquil plain without D,with 24 hour Decongestant.Make sure it is Nyquil plain and your 24 hour decongestant did not have antihistamine ...Read more

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I am flying on plane 48 hours but have ear infection. I am taking antibiotics and decongestant. I can still feel fuild but they are popping Is it safe?

I am flying on plane 48 hours but have ear infection. I am taking antibiotics and decongestant. I can still feel fuild but they are popping Is it safe?

Eust.tube: plugged you need to take a good antihistamine with decongestant make sure to chew something like gum so your eustacian tubes are kept open you could still feel discomfert as the plane ascends and descends due to the pressure difference ...Read more

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Hello my favorite doctors! Just wondering if the clairitin that doesn't have the decongestant in it keepsyou awake as well? I've heard this complaint.

Unlikely: Claritin (loratadine) is considered a non-sedating antihistamine. By package insert it is associated with 7% sedation. Higher doses and taking medication that slows the metabolism of loratadine such as erythromycin, cimetidine (Tagamet) or ketoconazole can cause sedation even with 1 tablet. Rarely, it is an upper, but this is unusual. ...Read more

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Why doesn't a decongestant restore my sense of smell with a bad cold?

Why doesn't a decongestant restore my sense of smell with a bad cold?

AURI: Decongestants dry secretions from your nose when you have colds but it takes a few days before restoring your sense of smell because auri last a few days. ...Read more

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Phenylephrine (Definition)

Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Contac 12 Hour (Definition)

Contac 12 hour is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more