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I am addicted to Coricidin cough and cold hbp. I take 16 pills a day. Everyday. What is this doing to my body? How can I stop?

I am addicted to Coricidin cough and cold hbp. I take 16 pills a day. Everyday. What is this doing to my body? How can I stop?

Red flag red flag: Any addiction must be addressed. Now with appropriate treatment you won't have to worry about the fate of your body or any other fear. Discuss this with your doctor tomorrow. Why? This is serious, no more time to kill. And i really am on your side.. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Can i take Coricidin hbp while breastfeeding & if not what cold remedy options do I have?

Can i take Coricidin hbp while breastfeeding & if not what cold remedy options do I have?

Considered safe: This combination med is considered relatively safe during breast feeding.Of the coricidin preparations, the one without the chlorpheniramine has the least effect on decreasing milk volume. ...Read more

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Is the Coricidin cough & cold being recalled, there is none in town?

Is the Coricidin cough & cold being recalled, there is none in town?

Go online: Coricidin cough and cold is still available. Unfortunately, there are individuals who abuse it for getting "high." i was able to find it in many stores on line. I was not able to find a recall announcement. Check with your local pharmacist-he/she can order it for you. ...Read more

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Can my nine year old take Coricidin cough and cold ?

Can my nine year old take Coricidin cough and cold ?

Cough medicine: Cough and cold medications have not shown any advantage compared to maintaining adequate fluid intake and good nutrition. However, these medications often contain older type of antihistamines that could produce drowsiness and create sleep. A recent study showed the benefit of honey for nighttime coughs. ...Read more

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Will taking Coricidin cough & cold cause me to fail a drug test?

Will taking Coricidin cough & cold cause me to fail a drug test?

Probably not: It looks to be comprised of antihistamine and an antitussive. Both of these are legal which is why one can buy Coricidin off the shelf. In any case, prior to the drug test you will be asked what medication you are taking. Be honest in case something does show up. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took 24 Coricidin cough & cold, and 14 concerta, should I be okay?

I took 24 Coricidin cough & cold, and 14 concerta, should I be okay?

Go to ER: If you have taken all these pills what are you doing on this site, wasting time you can get very sick call 911 and go to er asap you need immidiate medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it bad to mix coricidin cough and cold and major cough and cold both are the same just different brands?

Is it bad to mix coricidin cough and cold and major cough and cold both are the same just different brands?

Risk of overdose: Use only one drug. It is likely that both drugs have acetaminophen (Tylenol) and by mixing the two you run the risk of acetaminophen overdose and may of other ingredients as well. ...Read more

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Can you mix Coricidin cough and cold and nyquil cold and cough?

Can you mix Coricidin cough and cold and nyquil cold and cough?

Not Good: Not agood idea as the drugs are similar enough to worry about side effects from incorrect, too high doseage. ...Read more

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I was depressed and took 11 Coricidin cough and cold pills at once and ever since then i've been having awful migranes every day. It's been a month?

I was depressed and took 11 Coricidin cough and cold pills at once and ever since then i've been having awful migranes every day. It's been a month?

Get labs done: Because the coricdin could have had tylenol (acetaminophen) and many other substances that could be harmful, it would be a good idea to get your liver and kidneys checked out, as problems with those could cause migraines. I would also recommend testing for the mthfr 677 ; 1298 genotype, getting treated for this can help with many of your other symptoms (hyperactivity, inattention, depression, anxiety, etc...). ...Read more

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Hello i need to know if it's ok to take Coricidin cough and cold for allergies , while taking amlodipine besylate 5mg ?

Hello i need to know if it's ok to take Coricidin cough and cold for allergies , while taking amlodipine besylate 5mg ?

Yes: If you have hypertension you should avoid decongestant, usually with the letter "d" after the medication (robitussin (guaifenesin) d, Allegra d, etc) usually the d for decongestant is pseudoephedrine, a stimulant that iincrease bp, heart rate and can get you in trouble. Don't confuse with dm for dextrometorphan, a cough suppressant medication that is ok. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more