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Is Phenylephrine H Cl An Antihistamine
I take the antihistamine cetirizine but a allergies have turned into a bit of a cold.. Can i take a medicine that has phenylephrine and acetamenophin.
Yes, at your age: And no cardiac conditions, but not advisable ...Read more
Should not: both are antihistamines so you do not need to take both. ...Read more
For a possible diangosis of some form of acid reflux, why would an antihistamine such as Hydroxyzine HCL be Rx'ed?
Acid reflux: Symptoms of acid reflux can be from GERD, allergic rhinitis (the reason for treatment trials of antihistamine), or asthma. Your doctor likely felt from what you described that your symptoms may benefit from this medication. If no improvement, just let your doctor know and you can work on figuring out if the other causes are contributing ...Read more
Is it safe to take Pseudoephedrine and Phenylephrine HCl simultaneously? The max dose of Pseudoephedrine is not curing my congestion. Thanks.
I took a 24 hour sudafed this afternoon and the only cough syrup I have has 10 mg of phenylephrine hcl in it. Can I take this with sudafed?
It should not: This would not cause a false positive. ...Read more
I was prescribed amoxicillin & phenylephrine HCl for sinusitis. Next day, I found out i'm pregnant. Should I continue/finish the prescription?
I took Pseudophedrine & Excedrine at 6 pm and used a nasal spray w/ phenylephrine HCL. It's now around 2:30 AM. Would it be okay to take Nyquil?
My dr recommended cough syrup with guaifenesin to better CM for helping conceive. Will it still work with phenylephrine HCL 10mg in it ? No dm though.
What?: I might be misunderstanding your question, but are you under the assumption that guaifenesin will help you to conceive a child? Cough syrup, of any kind, will not enhance you chances of becoming pregnant...It will however help your cough... If I'm misunderstanding please repost your question. ...Read more
Dr told guaifenesin in cough syrup helps thin cervical mucus n recommended I try. ? Was if it had same effect if containing phenylephrine HCl 10mg
Guaifenesin : Has not been demonstrated to change cervical mucus, I am skeptical of its use. But it will not hurt to try. ...Read more
Is Loratadine-D & Phenylephrine HCl safe together? I am 37 & on hctz/lisinopril. I took the loaratadine-D thinking it was allergies, but no change.
No, not safe: either or both can increase blood pressure, you are under treatment for hypertension as well, please arrange to see your pcp or an allergist to adjust your meds, precribe other meds accordingly, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, if you have seen one already and not convinced check a second opinion, it's your right, goodluck ...Read more
Hi im on birth control pills.. is it ok to take neozep? i really have bad colds.. neozep contains
Okay to take a decongestant (400mg guaifenesin + 10mg phenylephrine hcl) while I am doing an allergy patch test? Nose is stuffy, congestion in lungs.
The meds won't: Affect the patch testing. Take care!Get a more detailed answer ›
I accidentally used Phenylephrine HCL 0.25% Hemorrhoid gel on my back (instead of hydrocortisone 1%). Should I be alarmed? I'm 5 months pregnant.
Should be fine: You should be fine, but you should check with the pharmacist or your OB doc to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
If my Benadryl (diphenhydramine) contains phenylephrine is it not a good idea to take two tablets for sleep?
Drop phenylephrine: Find a product that does not contain the phenylephrine. For most people , that med is stimulating and will make you stay awake, not help you sleep. Make sure you also use good sleep hygiene - bedtime routine, minimize distractions around you, warm milk, and consider melatonon for sleep aid rather than more and more benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
Hi, I'm having a spreading swollen reaction to what is probably a bed bug bite(s). Cannot get benadryl, (diphenhydramine) will phenylephrine work to help control it?
My allergy medicine is not working.I am taking cetrizin HCL antihistamine. I also took benadryl (diphenhydramine) and loratadine tablet but not working. At night time while sleeping feel ok but once you get up and move then symptom comes back.
See physician: A 51 year old male with allergy symptoms taking cetirizine, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and loratadine without improvement. See an allergist to determine what you are allergic to and also to determine if there is something else going on, like a sinus infection. Add a nasal steroid spray (OTC Flonase or Nasacort) twice a day as well. ...Read more
I have severe allergies.
I believe they are indoor and outdoor.
I have tried claritiin 10 mg otc
and benadryl (diphenhydramine) hcl 25mg and gotten some temporary relie?
Nasal: consider adding some nasal steroid spray which you can get over the counter ...Read more
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