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Phenylephrine and ceterizine HCl together okay?

Phenylephrine and ceterizine HCl together okay?

Yes, Phenylephrine: In a nasal decongestant spray can be used for a limited time (see insert) to open nasal passages. Ceterizine is an antihistamine for treating alleric symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Can a 8 yr old take half tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10mg?

Can a 8 yr old take half tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10mg?

Phenylephrine dose: Phenylephrine dose for 8 year old is 7.5 mg or 3/4 tablet of phenylephrine HCL 10 mg. However tablet has a bitter aftertaste if child is unable to swallow whole. Instead use a pediatric liquid preparation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Phenylepherine: Because of its poor bioavailibility the drug can be used during breastfeeding, albeit sparingly. ...Read more

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Does phenylephrine HCl reduces the side effects of paracetamol if given together?

Does phenylephrine HCl reduces the side effects of paracetamol if given together?

Neither...: Neither medication makes a noticeable difference in the effects of the other medication. Paracetamol or acetominophen (tylenol) generally does not have any noticeable side effects when used properly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Pseudoephedrine and Phenylephrine HCl simultaneously? The max dose of Pseudoephedrine is not curing my congestion. Thanks.

Is it safe to take Pseudoephedrine and Phenylephrine HCl simultaneously? The max dose of Pseudoephedrine is not curing my congestion. Thanks.

NO: They both may raise your blood pressure...pulse and they have similar SIDE EFFECTS!

See an allergist for your congestion!


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I was prescribed amoxicillin & phenylephrine HCl for sinusitis. Next day, I found out I'm pregnant. Should I continue/finish the prescription?

I was prescribed amoxicillin & phenylephrine HCl for sinusitis. Next day, I found out I'm pregnant. Should I continue/finish the prescription?

Finish amox: Finish the Amoxicillin but stop the phenylephrine. Phenylephrine casues blood vesles to constrict. This will open you nose up but will also decrease placental blood flow. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Be careful: Pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine are stimulants and Excedrin contains caffeine, all of which if taken together could cause nervousness jitteriness and possibly palpitations. Do NOT overmedicate. Nyquil can be sedating in certain individuals. ...Read more

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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My eyes irritates but relaxes after the use of vasoconstrictive agent-phenylepherine HCl ip- 0.012%. What could be the reason and prophylactic measure?

My eyes irritates but relaxes after the use of vasoconstrictive agent-phenylepherine HCl ip- 0.012%. What could be the reason and prophylactic measure?

Stop using this: This type of drop should only be used occasionally, because the vasoconstrictor becomes a necessity, almost like an addiction. Try using a simple lubricating drop, an artificial tear, such as systane or optive. ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise when taken phentermine hcl 15mg capsules. I do cross-fit which is very strenuous. Is it too much for my heart?

Is it safe to exercise when taken phentermine hcl 15mg capsules. I do cross-fit which is very strenuous. Is it too much for my heart?

May be: To give you proper advice we need to know your age, medical problems, heart condition. But any way be careful and please, do not do toooo much. It could be dangerous!! ...Read more

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Can I take valuim for palpitations? Tried beta blockers. All test normal. Exercise. Meditate. Eat well. How about flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Can I take valuim for palpitations? Tried beta blockers. All test normal. Exercise. Meditate. Eat well. How about flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Maybe: Valium is a medication to help with anxiety. If your palpitations are from anxiety, it should help. However, if you have not had your physician evaluate you, this would be the starting point. ...Read more

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Could phenylephrine and alavert be taken together?

Drug interactions: NO drug interactions were noted (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1853-0, 1486-897) ...Read more

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Is phenylephrine the equivalent to phenylpropanolamine?

Is phenylephrine the equivalent to phenylpropanolamine?

Similar but not same: Both are decongestants. Ppa, however, was removed from market due to effects on blood pressure & association with hemorrhagic strokes. Phenylephrine is deemed less hazardous, but caution should still be exercised when administered to a person with hypertension. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take lortadine with phenylephrine?

Is it possible for me to take lortadine with phenylephrine?

Yes: Loratadine is an antihistamine (decrease itching, runny nose)and phenylephrine is a decongestant (decrease stuffiness, congestion). Decongestants like phenylephrine may be used for a short duration to relieve congestive symptoms. Need to monitor your blood pressure as it can cause very elevated blood pressures while on this medicine. ...Read more

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Does phenylephrine stunt growth? Please, need some answers?

Does phenylephrine stunt growth? Please, need some answers?

No: At age 39, you certainly have no growth centers in your bones that will continue to expand. Phenylephrine or neo-synephrine is a vasoconstricter and would have no effect on the growth process at any age. The drug is usually used to improve breathing through the nose. ...Read more

Dr. Maxime Cannesson
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Phenylephrine (Definition)

Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more