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Are there any good effects of pseudoephedrine?

Are there any good effects of pseudoephedrine?

Yes, for most: Pseudoephedrine like any other medication has benefits and risks. It is a good nasal decongestant. The problem lies in the side effects that some people experience and the unfortunate reality that other have taken to use it to make an illegal drug (meth). ...Read more

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Hydrocodone (Definition)

Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from two naturally occurring opiates: Codeine or thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic and antitussive. It is available in tablet, capsule, and syrup form. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain or as an antitussive to treat cough. Hydrocodone affects pain by ...Read more


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I was just prescribed with hydrocodone for pain in my ear, and i'm unsure about what it will do to me. How will it exactly affect me?

I was just prescribed with hydrocodone for pain in my ear, and i'm unsure about what it will do to me. How will it exactly affect me?

In general less pain: Hydrocodone will provide modest relief of mild-moderate pain, and usually doesn't cause many other issues. It can be constipating, and some people get nausea with it. If taken in large enough doses for long enough, it can cause physical dependency. Your doctor should try to discover the cause of the pain, and to treat that directly. ...Read more

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What to do if i took 4 5-500 mg hydrocodones. Is that bad?

What to do if i took 4 5-500 mg hydrocodones. Is that bad?

That is an unsafe: Dose of acetaminophen. Please use only as directed. If the advised doses are insufficient, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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How effective is alegra-d work compared to OTC decongestants like pseudoephedrine?

How effective is alegra-d work compared to OTC decongestants like pseudoephedrine?

Different medicines: Allegra - d is an antihistamine with a decongestant (d) which is pseudophed. The allergra part treats the itchy sneezy symptoms while the decongestant part works as a decongestant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phenylephrine with pseudoephedrine?

Is it safe to take phenylephrine with pseudoephedrine?

Phenylephrine: It is safe to combine phenylephrine with Pseudoephedrine generally if you do not have high blood pressure. But, combining the two may increase your pulse, may create palpitations (sensation of heart flipping), or raise your blood pressure. Insomnia may also be associated with using the two together. They are both stimulants that shrink blood vessels. ...Read more

Histussin D Iii (Definition)

Histussin D III is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Pseudoephedrine (Definition)

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


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