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What do the ingredients do: pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

What do the ingredients do: pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

Decongestant & anti-: Histamine, respectvely. Pseudoephedrine works on the symptom of nasal stuffiness. Triprolidine treats nasal itching, sniffine, sneezing, post nasal drip & runny nose. Together they treat all of the symptoms of allerguc rhinitis. Originally marketed as actifed their major side-effects include sleepiness & nervousness. No oral antihistamines are effective for nasal congestion (stuffiness). ...Read more

Dr. Louis Vernacchio
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What do the ingredients do: pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

Decongestant & anti-: Histamine, respectvely. Pseudoephedrine works on the symptom of nasal stuffiness. Triprolidine treats nasal itching, sniffine, sneezing, post nasal drip & runny nose. Together they treat all of the symptoms of allerguc rhinitis. Originally marketed as actifed their major side-effects include sleepiness & nervousness. No oral antihistamines are effective for nasal congestion (stuffiness). ...Read more

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Can a baby take syrup containing pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

Can a baby take syrup containing pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

Not recommended: Medications such as decongestants (like pseudoephedrine) and antihistamines (like triprolidine) are not recommended for babies or young children. They have not been found to be helpful for cold symptoms in young patients, and in some cases have resulted in dangerous side effects. Nasal saline spray, bulb suction, and humidifier use are more helpful and safer for babies with a cold. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could extract dextromethorphan from a syrup containing pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

Can you tell me how I could extract dextromethorphan from a syrup containing pseudoephedrine and triprolidine hydrochloride ?

For recreational: purposes? No, I don't know how to do this - but if I did know it would likely not be responsible for me to share that information. ...Read more

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What makes pseudoephedrine (found in actifed) make you drowsy?

What makes pseudoephedrine (found in actifed) make you drowsy?

Opposite: It is very unusual for Pseudoephedrine to make you drowsy. Quite the opposite, it is actually a stimulant for most people, and one of the well known side effects is insomnia. If you are drowsy, it is more likely one of the other ingredients or your underlying medical condition for which you are taking the medication. (or poor sleep brought on by the medication). ...Read more

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Can i take actifed and sudafed at the same time?

Can i take actifed and sudafed at the same time?

Yes: Antihistamine + decongestant, yes can take both together. Monitor your blood pressure when taking if hypertensive, as both can increase readings. ...Read more

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How many mgs of actifed or sudafed will show positive for meth in a ua?

How many mgs of actifed or sudafed  will show positive for meth in a ua?

Depends on test: Different test kits have different sensitivities, and it also depends on the amount of time between the ingestion and the test, as well as differences in individual metabolism. The test that is positive is a screening test, and should always be followed by a definitive test which can and should easily tell the difference between pseudephedrine and amphetamine. ...Read more

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How much actifed or sudafed needs to be taken to test positive for meth? I take actifed for allergies and have tested positive before.

How much actifed or sudafed needs to be taken to test positive for meth? I take actifed for allergies and have tested positive before.

So many variables: There are so many variables that will affect the results of drug testing. In most instances letting those ordering the test know what medications you take will help them interpret the results. ...Read more

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