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Is It Safe To Take Pseudophed And Dextromethorphan
Phenylephrine: It is safe to combine phenylephrine with Pseudoephedrine generally if you do not have high blood pressure. But, combining the two may increase your pulse, may create palpitations (sensation of heart flipping), or raise your blood pressure. Insomnia may also be associated with using the two together. They are both stimulants that shrink blood vessels. ...Read more
Yes but: There may be some additive sedating effect from both. So be sure that you know how alert you feel before you drive. ...Read more
Yes: There are no drug interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mgt: They can be used together. Nasal saline rinses may also help to alleviate the congestion. ...Read more
No, yes: Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine not an MAO Inhibitor, You can take it with mucinex, (guaifenesin) though good evidence for effectiveness of Mucinex (guaifenesin) is lacking. Fluids and steam and avoiding sudafed and other drying agents in over the counter cough medicines is probably at least as effective. if not more so, with less side effects. See http://tinyurl.com/kjjalgy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Different classes: Yes, for the reason you identify--they are different classes. If you are having excessive pain frequently, you should discuss this with your prescriber to be sure your condition is not changing or you would not benefit from different medication(s). ...Read more
Yes: Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine that does so by not crossing into the brain. The Nyquil has an antihistamine that does cross into the brain where it interferes with the brain messengers. This causing drowsiness. It is that side effect that makes it useful to some. I see no reason to avoid it. You can get a similar effect safely with diphenhydramine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: This is fine to take together and some companies will package these drugs together into 1 pill. The sudafed is a great decongestant and the Mucinex (guaifenesin) can help break up the mucus in your nose/sinues/lungs. If you have any heart issues or blood pressure issues, you will need to check w/ your doctor 1st before you take the sudafed. Mucinex (guaifenesin) works best when you drink plenty of water. ...Read more
Per drugs.com:: 'using Amitriptyline together with Diphenhydramine may increase side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, heat intolerance, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beats, confusion, and memory problems.' side effects are more likely in elderly or people with significant underlying medical problems. ...Read more
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