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Pseudoephedrine Sinus Medication
Took Xanax at 10 am. Need to take Pseudoephedrine for sinus congestion. Is it safe to take Psedafed after 10-12 hours of taking Xanax?
Yes: Yes, that time period should not create an issue. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Alavert allergy/ sinus? The Alavert has 5mg loratadine and 120mg pseudoephedrine sulfate.
That's Fine: No issues taking these medications together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I take only half a dose of pseudoephedrine (30mg)? I am also taking gualfenesin and dextromethorphan to aid in relieving sinus pressure....
I was prescribed omnicef (cefdinir) for a sinus infection but I am still experiencing congestion. Can I take phenylephrine or pseudoephedrine to help?
Sinusitis symptoms: Decongestants such as phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine can be used in combination with antibiotics to help relieve nasal congestion that is frequently still present in the beginning of treatment. Products that contain guaifenesin are especially helpful as they help thin secretions and promote drainage. ...Read more
Should I use otrivine nasal spray and sudafed Pseudoephedrine prior to my flight to try and prevent sinus barotrauma? Will this do the trick?
May help: This combination may be helpful in keeping your nasal and sinus openings more patent if you have problem with nasal congestion. However without knowing whether there are other issues such as the size of the sinus openings etc, it is impossible to tell. ...Read more
My 11yo took one 30mg pseudoephedrine hcl tab and one Alka Seltzer Plus Severe Sinus Congestion Allergy and Cough liquicap. Will she be ok?
11 years old: She will be most probably fine, just be cautious next time, was it accidental or were you trying to treat her? ...Read more
I have a sinus infection. I have pseudoephedrine that I was prescribed last year for the same thing. Does pse interfere with niacin as a supplement?
No; also consider...: There is no known interaction between Pseudoephedrine and niacin. Pse does nothing to treat the infection but may relieve symptoms. Most sinus infections are viral and self-limited. You might also try pelargonium sidoides, an herbal extract from South Africa proven effective in treating sinus infections, widely available as umcka at health food stores & some pharmacies. Sinus irrigation helps too! ...Read more
I am experiencing severe nasal congestion. I'm very prone to sinus infections. Can I take phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine together to max results?
Better not: Use only one, preferably the pseudo ephedrine, but be cautious when using either if you high blood pressure. If you're prone to sinus infections, better see an Allergist/ Immunologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, meanwhile, saline nasal washes, OTC steroid nasal sprays would help you better with the congestion, good luck ...Read more
What does sudafed show up as in a drug test I take sinus medicine and just had a drug test and wanted to know how it shows in a drug test
Yes: Decongestants can be helpful, but rinsing the nose with salt water can be even more helpful. There are low-volume sprays available in the drug store such as ocean spray or simply saline. High- volume rinsing with a neilmed bottle or neti pot are often even better. You need to see your physician if your symptoms lasts more than two weeks or you develop fever or facial headaches. ...Read more
I've had like a sinus problem for 6 months I took sudafed sinus tablets when I had a headache they helped does that mean it's a sinus thing?
I just took 2 sudafed for my sinus congestion, can I take anything with it for my coughing spasms?
Coughing spasms: Coughing spasms are symptoms of whooping cough especially when gasping for air in between with or without choking or vomiting are signs of pertussis or whooping cough. If the cough is persistent, I recommend you to be tested for it and/or get treated. Cases of pertussis have increased recently thus my vigilance for diagnosing it. ...Read more
How did the sinus congestion comeback in less than a week? Had congestion monday, took aleave sinus d, went away. Congestion back today, have sudafed.
See a specialist: Allergist or ENT, you already tried self medicating, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more
I have sinus congestion & taking long overnight flight. OK to take Sudafed or Claritan this afternoon and 10 mg. Ambien tonight?
Better not: It may increase the tachycardia, caution as well when using local decongestants. If suffering from nasal congestion use saline nasal wash and possibly nasal steroid sprays, if no improvement see an ENT or an allergist, but mention that you have the tachycardia, best wishes ...Read more
Springsummer HA: Try nasal saline spray several times a day. Also inhaling steam like netti pot. An otc antihistamine like zyrtec or Allegra also can be of some help. Sudafed and other decongestants can make secretions thick and block sinus passages, and the rebound tissue swelling when they are stopped or between doses can be a source of sinus pressure as well. ...Read more
What's the best home remedies for sinus pain. I have tried steam and wondering if I can try sudafed tablets as I am taking atorvastatin and cipralex?
I've had a sinus headache for over a week, I took sudafed but that doesn't help anything, I constantly get these headaches and I don't know what to do?
See your doctor: It says you had a sinus headache for over a week but you keep getting these headaches I can't tell if these headaches are actually one week old or if you've been get them for such a long time perhaps you have a sinus infection and may need antibiotics ...Read more
Yes, you can, but: It has been estimated that approximately 70% of migraine headaches overlie the sinuses and are triggered by changes in barometric pressure. These patients actually suffer from migraine but usually are diagnosed with sinus headache and use over-the counter vasoconstrictor agents for relief. See a headache specialist. ...Read more
I don't take Sudafed because it makes me feel jittery. What else can I try OTC or home remedy to relieve sinus congestion/achiness/ pressure?
You can try: Oral antihistamines such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Chlortrimeton, Zyrtec, Claritin, Allegra, etc, or nasal spray such as Afrin or neosynephrine, Also use a vaporizer to increase humidity. Avoid dehydration by taking plenty of fluids. If these don't work, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more
I am having sinus congestion and coughing spasms that sometimes lead to gagging/vomiting. I just took 2 sudafed, can I take something for coughing?
Yes: Try taking Robitussin-DM but get checked for pertussis. ...Read more
Is it okay to take a Sinus Sudafed (12 hour) coated caplet 120mg/each With DayQuil (cold&idling) non-drowsy (2-liquiCaps)????? I took DayQuil @ 11:30
Don't bother.: Many UNBIASED studies have shown that otc cold meds are of little to no use. In fact, they often prolong your symptoms, make you feel worse on them and also increase your chance of developing a secondary bacterial infection, like pneumonia. See http://tinyurl. Com/osmaxzo ...Read more
I drink pretty often and was drinking pretty heavy the past few weeks. I have a sinus infection. Is it safe to take sudafed? Last drink was yesterd
Sudafed will not do you any good.
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I've had sinus pressure and headaches for a few weeks now. I've been taking Sudafed and acetaminophen but I'm not getting better. What could it be?
I took one tablet of sudafed pe two hours ago and one puff of my albuterol inhaler 5 minutes ago. Except for sinus pressure I am otherwise healthy Wil?
Cold and flu?: Not sure exactly what you are asking but if you have upper respiratory symptoms and you are an asthmatic those are reasonable steps. If you are congested adding an anti-histamine may help also but decongestants do work better. ...Read more
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