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Doctor insights on: Phenylpropanolamine And Chlorpheniamine Medication

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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

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Phenylpropanolamine And Chlorpheniamine (Definition)

Phenylpropanolamine|chlorpheniamine is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...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 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?

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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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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Can grapefruit affect medications?

Can grapefruit affect medications?

Grapefruit Juice: may interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine,Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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Can a nurse administer medication?

Can a nurse administer medication?

Yes, that: is well within the scope of practice for a nurse. ...Read more

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Im about to take my new medication?

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Im about to take my new medication?

Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more

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Ok to take medications when fasting?

Ok to take medications when fasting?

depends: Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a person diet without medication?

Can a person diet without medication?

Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What medications can control appetite?

What medications can control appetite?

Several: Phenteramine is a common one, but there are many. Just talk to your doctor to see if medication is needed and which is right for you. ...Read more

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What medication will take her pain away?

What medication will take her pain away?

See doctor.: Need to know where the pain is, how much pain. what makes it worse or better, a physical exam in order to diagnose it then it can be treated. ...Read more

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Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Naldecon (Definition)

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


Dr. Tanya Russo
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Omade (Definition)

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