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Coricidin Hbp Medication
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me what happens when you take Coricidin hbp when you do not have high blood pressure?
BP and Meds: Corcidin hbp is formulated to be safe for patients with high blood pressure, and can be taken by normal pressure patients, unless allergic to its components or taking medications that may be affected by the product. If in doubt about any otc product or medication interactions, always ask the pharmacist or doctor, especially if taking anti-coagulants such as warfarin. ...Read more
Yes: There don't appear to be any direct interactions with those medications. Be aware that there are several versions of coricidin hbp. ...Read more
Mgt: I would advise choosing Coricidin rather than mucin ex,and adding nasal saline rinses for congestion. ...Read more
Will Coricidin hbp work like sudafed if you are looking to open your sinuses? Will it increase heart rate?
Coricidin hbp: This formulation lacks the catecholamine vasoconstrictor that is found in sudafed. It is this agent which 'decongests' the sinuses. Coricidin hbp will help with the histamine reaction if the sinus congestion relates to that but won't be the same as sudafed and it shouldn't increae heart rate. ...Read more
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
I took prednisone And coricidin for cough, later in day passed out briefly, could these drugs cause this?
Nothing: so long you don't exceed recommended dosage and not contraindicated to take either medicine. However you didn't mention which Coridin formulation ...Read more
Is it bad to mix coricidin cough and cold and major cough and cold both are the same just different brands?
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
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