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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Take A Pm Sinus Med For Helping With Sleep While Taking A Zpack

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Is it safe to take a pm sinus med for helping with sleep while taking a zpack?

Is it safe to take a pm sinus med for helping with sleep while taking a zpack?

Yes: Usually the pm component is Diphenhydramine or benadryl (diphenhydramine). This is a sedating antihistamine. If you have a sinus infection and are already on antibiotics, then it is safe to use this medication to get some rest at night. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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Is Azithromycin safe to take with my sinus tachyicardia and benign frequent PVCs?

Is Azithromycin safe to take with my sinus tachyicardia and benign frequent PVCs?

Discuss this with: The provider that wrote the prescription. You are on medication that interacts with azithromycin that can cause QT prolongation. A baseline EKG could be performed if this was a concern. ...Read more

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I'm taking Metoprolol 50mg Succ. (in the a.m.) for anxiety related sinus tachycardia. Is it safe to take Melatonin 3mg to help with sleep issues?

I'm taking Metoprolol 50mg Succ. (in the a.m.) for anxiety related sinus tachycardia. Is it safe to take Melatonin 3mg to help with sleep issues?

Usually OK: The most common melatonin side effects include: •Daytime sleepiness •Headaches •Dizziness Other, less common melatonin side effects might include abdominal discomfort, mild anxiety, irritability, confusion and short-lasting feelings of depression. In addition, melatonin supplements can interact with various medications, including: •Blood-thinning medications (anticoagulants) •Medications that suppress the immune system (immunosuppressants) •Diabetes medications •Birth control pills ...Read more

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I was prescribed biaxin (clarithromycin) for a sinus infection. I take klonopin at night to sleep. Is it safe to take these medications together?

I was prescribed biaxin (clarithromycin) for a sinus infection.  I take klonopin at night to sleep.  Is it safe to take these medications together?

Interaction: There can be an interaction between these two medications, whereby biaxin (clarithromycin) can increase Klonopin levels. This could cause an increased effect of the Klonopin on the central nervous system. It may be prudent to consult with your physician to see about holding off on the Klonopin while taking the biaxin (clarithromycin), or possibly using a different antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have to take Zithromax for a sinus infection and was wondering if they could be crushed?

Zithromax : Zithromax tablets can be crushed or cut to make them easier to swallow. Remember to take the recommended dose that was prescribed for you. I can't guarantee it will taste good. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Azithromycin and Diltiazem together and metronadizole together? I have sinus Tach and frequent benign PVCs

Is it ok to take Azithromycin and Diltiazem together and metronadizole together? I have sinus Tach and frequent benign PVCs

Unadvisable: Please talk to your prescribers- both azithromycin & metronidazole can cause a condition called " QT prolongation. Combined with the diltiazem and the PVC's, there is a risk of developing a serious condition called TORSADES DES POINTES. ...Read more

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Took azithromycin first dose 500mg, couldn't take the rest. Was prescribed for a sinus issue. When will it be out of my system?

Took azithromycin first dose 500mg, couldn't take the rest. Was prescribed for a sinus issue. When will it be out of my system?

Azithromycin: has a very long "half life" thus it will gradually decrease to half in 68 hours then half of that in another 68 hours. WHY are you asking?? You have not had enough to treat your sinus condition BUT you can start a new antibiotic NOW without waiting for the Azithromycin to "leave completely"! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more