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Mucinex And Nasonex
It should be: ok if you follow the package directions regarding dosing and frequency, assuming you have no other medical problems. ...Read more
Can i take sudafed (pseudo ephedrine only), Mucinex (guaifenesin) (expectorant and decongestant), and nyquil all at once?
Possible, but: Zyrtec (cetirizine), is an antihistamine. Mucinex d (guaifenesin and Pseudoephedrine 120mg) is a combination of a medication to loosen secretions and a decongestant. The latter can raise blood pressure, make you jittery, "hyper" and cause heartburn and constipation. If you have high blood pressure, thyroid problem or diabetes, yo should not take it. Don't take it regularly under any circumstances. ...Read more
Yes, short term: Oxymetazoline is a nasal decongestant spray that works quickly to decrease stuffy nose, but if used beyond 4-7 days may result in "rebound" nasal congestion and a person can become dependent upon it. Pseudoephedrine is an oral decongestant that is effective but has multiple side effects including increasing BP in those with hard to control high blood pressure, insomnia, dry mouth, and GI upset. ...Read more
Can you take Mucinex Daytime (dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, & phenylephrine) with Azelastine nasal spray?
Yes: Yes, this is a safe combination of medications. ...Read more
Yes: Only if you need all of them. ...Read more
Yes: If tolerated separately, ok to take together. There are no significant interactions here. ...Read more
Yes: Afrin (oxymetazoline) decongestant for relief of nasal congestion due to common cold/hay fever/allergies.Also shrinks swollen nasal passages so you can breathe easier. Do not use for >3 days( to avoid worsen congestion). Mucinex (guaifenesin) reliefs chest congestion helps to loosen phlegm(mucous).Take with lots of water. If symptoms persist /not better in ~ 7 days see a doctor. Take care. ...Read more
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Ok to combine: Each of the medications listed work by a different mechanism. Montelukast blocks the effects of leukotrienes; allergra is a new generation antihistamine; and fluticasone is a corticosteroid nasal spray. At the usual doses, there should be no problem with interaction. However, if a person is needing this much medication therapy, it may be prudent to consult an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer