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Doctor insights on: Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Decongestant

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Can I take guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex?

Can I take guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex?

OK Guaifenesin: It is fine to combine guaifenesin/phenylephrine with tussionex, but you will be getting lots of Guaifenesin -- this should be no problem. ...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


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What is also known as phenylephrine hydrochloride?

What is also known as phenylephrine hydrochloride?

Brand names/: Phenylephrine is an alpha-1 adrenergic agonist used to relieve congestion from colds and allergies. Brand names include, among others, ah chew, despec-sf, dimetapp cold c, and others. ...Read more

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Can I take Paracetamol and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride with Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Can I take Paracetamol and Phenylephrine Hydrochloride with Voltaren (diclofenac)?

DrugDrugInteractions: Paracetamol is known as Acetaminophen in the States. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=11-0,1853-0,869-445 which concludes no drug-drug interaction btwn 3 drugs you've mentioned. Ideally, you'd ask your prescribing doc and/or dispensing pharmacist about drug-drug interactions after telling him/her about everything you take, both medications & dietary supplements. ...Read more

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I am wanted to conceive this month. i am taking allergy medicine of EBASTINE AND PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE. Is it affect my conceive?

I am wanted to conceive this month. i am taking allergy medicine of EBASTINE AND PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE. Is it affect my conceive?

No: ebastine and phenylepherine won't interfere with the process of conception, but while pregnant please confer with your obstetrician about any medicines that you take, both drugs are category "C", potentially safe with pregnancy ...Read more

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Mistook phenylephrine Hydrochloride 1% nasal spray for my saline nasal spray so I sprayed a lot. Used neti pot afterward to get out as much as i could?

Mistook phenylephrine Hydrochloride 1% nasal spray for my saline nasal spray so I sprayed a lot. Used neti pot afterward to get out as much as i could?

Likely OK: With a single exposure, albeit with high doses, I'd doubt that you will suffer any significant side effects. ...Read more

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Daughter is 12 weeks old. Have got cold and cough.Doctor has given phenylephrine hydrochloride chlorpheniramine maleate drops. Is this preferable?

Daughter is 12 weeks old. Have got cold and cough.Doctor  has given phenylephrine hydrochloride chlorpheniramine maleate drops. Is this preferable?

No: These medications in a 12 week old can cause more problems than they solve. Studies clearly show no benefit of these medications for infants with colds, and the medications can cause problems with heart rate, poor feeding, irritability among other symptoms. Use a humidifier, nasal saline with bulb syringe to clear secretions and do small but frequent feedings. Monitor wet diapers and temperature. ...Read more

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Can i take hydrochloride phenylephrine nose drops while pregnant?

Can i take hydrochloride phenylephrine nose drops while pregnant?

Not recommended.: Aside from the fact that decongestant nose sprays can cause rebound congestion if used for more than 3 days in a row, the FDA assigns phenylephrine pregnancy category C; this means that there are no human or animal studies on this medication in pregnancy. Therefore the risk in pregnancy is unknown. As a rule, stick to meds that are proven to be safe in pregnancy unless advised by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Decongestant (Definition)

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