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Can hydrocholorothiazide mix with Coricidin hbp?

Can hydrocholorothiazide mix with Coricidin hbp?

Yes - you can mix: Coricidin hbp can be taken with hydrochlorothazide. Make sure if you have cold that you manage to take enough fluids. Hot water with lemon helps. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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I was wondering if I can take coricidin hbp after taking mucinex dm? Thank u

Perhaps: The coricidin HbP daytime is like mucinex dm, thus you are essentially doubling the dose which is likely ok for most people. The evening formula contains an antihistamine and I see with issue with the combination especially with nighttime formula ...Read more

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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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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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Could you tell me what happens when you take Coricidin hbp when you do not have high blood pressure?

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

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Is it safe to take Coricidin hbp while on the prescription nadolol?

Is it safe to take Coricidin hbp while on the prescription nadolol?

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

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Is it safe to take mucinex, (guaifenesin) Coricidin HBP , allergra, and nasacort?

Is it safe to take mucinex, (guaifenesin) Coricidin HBP , allergra, and nasacort?

Mgt: I would advise choosing Coricidin rather than mucin ex,and adding nasal saline rinses for congestion. ...Read more

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Will Coricidin hbp work like sudafed if you are looking to open your sinuses? Will it increase heart rate?

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

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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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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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Are minors able to buy coricidin?

Yes: This is an over the counter product with minimal side effects and no psychoactive potential. ...Read more

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Can you take coricidin with flygal antibiotic ?

Can you take coricidin with flygal antibiotic ?

Yes, no problem: I think you mean Flagyl (metronidazole), right? If so, no worries -- it will mix with Coricidin or other cold medicines without problem. You can easily check interactions between any medicines at many websites. Google "drug interactions" for many good resources. ...Read more

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What will happen if i take 2 Coricidin and then 2 pseudoephedrine?

What will happen if i take 2 Coricidin and then 2 pseudoephedrine?

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

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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 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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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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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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What are the possible interactions between Lexapro (escitalopram) & Coricidin chest cong/cough?

What are the possible interactions between Lexapro (escitalopram) & Coricidin chest cong/cough?

1 potential: Dextromethorphan, a cough supressant , is in many cold preparations including coricidin. It could potentially increase risk of serotonin syndrome. Probably not significant, but would depend on if you are on other medications. Always make sure your doctor knows everything you are taking including otc. ...Read more

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Is it possible that Advil (ibuprofen) be taken with coricidin?

Is it possible that Advil (ibuprofen) be taken with coricidin?

Drug Interaction: checker showed no interactions between advil (ibuprofen) and coricidine. However, that is not a guarantee that one could not occur. ...Read more

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Can taking too much Coricidin cause my jaw to pop whenever i open my mouth?

Can taking too much Coricidin cause my jaw to pop whenever i open my mouth?

Not related: You have a jaw joint disorder or tmd. There are a number of non surgical ways to treat this condition and i would suggest seeing a dentist who specializes in treating the tmj. Check www.Aaop, org or www.Aacfp.Org for a dentist in your area.
Treatment rarely involves extensive dental care or surgery. ...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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Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) d have acetaminophen? Can you take Coricidin after you've taken Mucinex (guaifenesin) d

Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) d have acetaminophen? Can you take Coricidin  after you've taken Mucinex (guaifenesin) d

Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM?: Mucinex dm is guaifenesin, a mucolytic with dextromethorphan used as cough suppressant. Why the combination beats me, lol. Coricidin will be an antihistamine and if with a d will be a decongestant like a pseudoephedrin. These are all different medicines that can be mixed to treat both secretions from the lungs, and the nose and sinuses. So the answer is yes, they can be mixed. ...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

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Is it ok to take these two medicines together? It's Coricidin and ibuprofen? The Coricidin has acetaminophen in it so i wasn't sure if it was ok to take with anything else.

Is it ok to take these two medicines together? It's Coricidin and ibuprofen?
The Coricidin has acetaminophen in it so i wasn't sure if it was ok to take with anything else.

It : It should be ok to combine these medications for a short period of time if you are not allergic to any of the components and if you do not have liver or kidney disease. Check the package insert for further guidance or call your physician. ...Read more

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If I take coricidin cough and cold and I don't have high blood pressure, will it effect me adversely (I'm taking it for the right reason, I'm sick)?

If I take coricidin cough and cold and I don't have high blood pressure,  will it effect me adversely (I'm taking it for the right reason, I'm sick)?

Safe medication: For a young healthy person a short course of over the counter medication is unlikely to be harmful. The other side of that, though, is that most OTC meds aren't very effective. For a serious cough a prescription medication might be best, but if the cough is minor you're better off to try home remedies. Look here for ideas: http://commonsensehome.com/home-remedies-for-coughs/ ...Read more