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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Phenylpropanolamine And Chlorpheniamine (Overview)

Phenylpropanolamine|chlorpheniamine is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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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

Dr. Barbara Lavi
12 doctors shared insights

Phenylpropanolamine And Chlorpheniamine (Overview)

Phenylpropanolamine|chlorpheniamine is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common cold or symptom drug).


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What will happen if I overdose phenylpropanolamine?

What will happen if I overdose phenylpropanolamine?

If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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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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Can clemastine and phenylpropanolamine be bought otc?

Can clemastine and phenylpropanolamine be bought otc?

No: Phenylpropanolamine is no longer available on the us market. Products that once contained it have been reformulated with an alternate decongestant. Tavist-d would be such a product. ...Read more

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In Indonesia there is a fever-lowering medicine known as Decolgen which also contains 12.5 mg phenylpropanolamine, is this safe to consume?

In Indonesia there is a fever-lowering medicine known as Decolgen which also contains 12.5 mg phenylpropanolamine, is this safe to consume?

Better not: phenylpropnolamine has been discontinued in many countries in North America and elsewhere, but still in use in other countries. Was related to stroke in young women. If you need an OTC decongestant or a cold medicine, there are other alternatives, ask your pharmacist about, read the labels carefully, avoid any decongestant if hypertensive, best wishes ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: phenylpropanolamine and brompheniramine?

What is the definition or description of: phenylpropanolamine and brompheniramine?

Nasal Decongestant: Both drugs are common components of nasal decongestants. While the former is a sympathomimetic that constricts the blood vessels of the nasal cavity to reduce secretions, the latter is an antihistamine which counters the secretory & inflammatory effects of histamine in nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Is phenlypropanolamine considered a xanthine?

Is phenlypropanolamine considered a xanthine?

No: It is a psychoactive drug of phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes which is used as a stimulant, decongestant, and anorectic agent. It is commonly used in prescription and over- the - counter cough and cold preparations. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Omade allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Omade allergy?

Omade allergy: Omade (chlorpheniramine and phenylpropanolamine). An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-15886/ornade-capsule-er/details ...Read more

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Etremely congested with errible allergies. What OTC is equivalent to naldecon.I remember taking it years ago and it really loosened the mucus.

Etremely congested with errible allergies. What OTC is equivalent to naldecon.I remember taking it years ago and it really loosened the mucus.

Nasal steroid/AH: Antihistamine/decongestants used to be the best treatment for allergic rhinitis but have mostly been replaced by topical nasal cortisone and nasal antihistamine because of lower incidence of side effects and better efficacy from the latter. If the problem cannot be controlled with these drugs, considering seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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Every day sex?

Sexual Activity: There is nothing wrong from a medical or scientific point of view of having regular or frequent sexual activity...Even if it is daily or more. ...Read more

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Can i get help?

Yes: What sort of help are you looking for? Emotional, physical, financial, spiritual? Give some more specifics. The first step in getting help is asking, so you are moving in the right direction. ...Read more

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Will i find love?

Will i find love?

Put yourself in: Situations where you can meet others. Be active in life. Let your personality shine through. Would encourage you to resist the romantic notion that there is only one perfect mate in the world for you. There are many wonderful women out there. I tend to put emphasis on compatibility vice just getting hormones stirred up. ...Read more

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I am feeling bad?

Too vague: Feeling bad physically? Mentally? Emotionally? What symptoms are you having? See your doctor and a chinese medicine /acupuncture practitioner. ...Read more

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What does who do?

What does who do?

See below: The world health organization (geneva, switzerland) is the directing & coordinating authority for health within the united nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms & standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, monitoring & assessing health trends. ...Read more

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Are ACE pill safe?

Are ACE pill safe?

Yes: Used for years on thousands of pts. Your doc will moniter your lytes and kidney function. You may experience a non productive cough. ...Read more

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Normal vital sign?

Normal vital sign?

What is considered: Normal in an adult are temp is 98.6 f, blood pressure 120/80 at rest, pulse 60-80 at rest, resp. 14-20 at rest. But varies somewhat with age and specific conditions. ...Read more

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My pen very small?

Penis size: Am I OK?: When ever i meet a patient who feels his penis is too small I have them do some reading online about what the average sizes of penises are and try to have them feel like they are probably normal and okay. My experience talking to sexually active adults is that size is not as important as how one makes love... What you do with it is what counts to a partner. ...Read more

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Green sticky snot?

Not helpful: The stickiness or viscosity of nasal mucus is not a good predictor of the underlying problem. Other symptoms are better indicators, such as the presence or absence of fever, itchy eyes, sore throat and other symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Naldecon (Definition)

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


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
3 doctors shared insights

Omade (Definition)

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