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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

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Pseudoephedrine (Definition)

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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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What med is comparable to actifed (pseudeofedrin) i had testicular cancer. I had a lymph node resection in the late 80's. I was told i would not be able to have children. But i had 3 children. My doctor at the time told me it was because of actifed. (

What med is comparable to actifed (pseudeofedrin)  i had testicular cancer. I had a lymph node resection in the late 80's.  I was told i would not be able to have children.  But i had 3 children.  My doctor at the time told me it was because of actifed. (

You : You should be able to use sudafed in a similar way to attempt to conceive and have another natural pregnancy. Sudafed is still available over the counter, and can be taken prior to trying to attempting pregnancy. If this is unsuccessful, you are still most likely able to have another child, but you should meet with a urologist to discuss the additional steps that could be applied to help conceive with artificial reproductive assistance, such as with ivf. ...Read more

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When was pseudoephedrine discovered? And by who?

When was pseudoephedrine discovered? And by who?

It is there: Pseudo-ephedrine occurs naturally as plant alkaloid It was synthesized early part of lost century by several chemists from B-ethoxy amines , like Spath , Gohring etc . It is illegal to use as sports enhancer , abuse is dangerous and lethal , easily converted to meth-amphetamine . Stay away ...Read more

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When was pseudoephedrine discovered? And by who?

When was pseudoephedrine discovered? And by who?

About 1920.: probably in about 1920 by Spath et al ( http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja01316a054 ). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of pseudoephedrine?

What are the side effects of pseudoephedrine?

Vasocontrictor: Pseudophedrine is a vasoconstrictor. This means it has the ability to temporarily narrow blood vessels. Taken orally this can cause dizziness, rapid heart rate (palpitations) or headache. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pseudoephedrine and alcohol combined?

Very buzzed : The sudafed is a stimulant the alcohol is a depressent. Depending on how much of each substance and your own personal body chemistry will determine the effects that you experience. Btw - i would not recommend this. The alcoholic "energy drinks" do the same thing. ...Read more

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What flu drugs contain pseudoephedrine?

See below please: Sudafed congestion, sudafed 12 hour, sudafed 24 hour, sudafed triple action and sudafed 12 hour pressure and pain. Advil allergy sinus. Adult strength advil (ibuprofen) allergy sinus caplets and cold and sinus liquigels/caplets contain pseudoephedrine. Aleve-d claritin-d contains a combination of Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine in tablet form. ...Read more

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How do I get over pseudoephedrine withdrawal?

Pro Help: Difficult problem. You may need professional help. http://lighthouserecoveryinstitute.com/types-of-addiction/pseudoephedrine-addiction/ ...Read more

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Can you take pseudoephedrine with diphenhydramine?

Can you take pseudoephedrine with diphenhydramine?

Yes.: Psuedoephedrine is a sympathomimetic which may rev you up a bit. Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine (antiallergy) medication with some sedating properties as well. ...Read more

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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

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What flue drugs dose not have pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine ?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): But seriously, just read the label. Dont forget zn tablets. ...Read more

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Can pseudoephedrine sulfate result in a false positive drug test?

Can pseudoephedrine sulfate result in a false positive drug test?

Pseudoephedrine: Yes, to stimulants such as meth, & also to ecstacy. ...Read more

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Would oral phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine help with rebound congestion?

Would oral phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine help with rebound congestion?

Steroids: I would recommend either Medrol dose-pak or Prednisone 20 mg. Three times a day for 5 days. Prednisone is the ultimate anti-inflammatory drug and the above 2 methods of administration are safe and should relieve rebound congestion. Obviously, stop taking over the counter nasal sprays. If you have nasal congestion, see an ENT doc or an allergist. ...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 (fexofenadine) - 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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