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Why can't I give similasan to under 2?

Why can't I give similasan to under 2?

Not infant tested: Similasan is safe in young children, adults, and elderly, but was not tested in infants. ...Read more

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Similasan stye, does it work?

Similasan stye, does it work?

No: Similasan stye active ingredients are: graphites, sulphur & conium maculatum which are soothing to the eye & possibly mildly anti-inflammatory. A sty is an infection of meibomian oil glands in the eyelid. Rx consists of daily 10 minute hot moist packs followed by 30sec scrubbing of eye lashes. You also need an anti-biotic steroid combination to decrease inflammation & treat the infection. The. ...Read more

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Does similasan anxiety relief work well?

Does similasan anxiety relief work well?

Similasan: Similasan "anxiety relief" is a combination homeopathic remedy containing low-dose argentum nitricum and strophanthus gratus. Homeopathic medicines do "work" -- but only if the particular patient has specific symptoms calling for that remedy. If not, they don't. There are many kinds of anxiety, and over 800 different homeopathic remedies that might help. Consulting a homeopath might help more. ...Read more

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How effective is similasan for anxiety relief?

How effective is similasan for anxiety relief?

Similasan: "similasan" is a company that makes homeopathic combination medicines for many purposes. They also have several products for different types of anxiety. There are actually thousands of homeopathic remedies; if the one you need is in their bottle, it may help. If not, it won't. Best way to get the best results is to consult a homeopath for the most applicable single remedy for you. ...Read more

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Could similasan's kid's cold and mucus relief be taken with benedryl?

Could similasan's kid's cold and mucus relief be taken with benedryl?

Yes: Similisan is homeopathic and can be taken with benadryl (diphenhydramine)...Do not take them at the same time as the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can antidote the similisan... ...Read more

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My eyes have been pink for a week, started using similasan thurs. Is there anything else that will help this go away?

My eyes have been pink for a week, started using similasan thurs. Is there anything else that will help this go away?

Red eyes can occur: For a variety of reasons and each with a different treatment. Dey eyes, allergies, viral infection, bacterial infection and inflammatory conditions. If over the counter medicines have not worked then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can I give my 5 year old Similasan Kids Cold & Mucus relief and children's claritin In the same day (like 12 he's apart)?

Can I give my 5 year old Similasan Kids Cold & Mucus relief and children's claritin In the same day (like 12 he's apart)?

Yes: As similasan is herbal, and advertised as it can be taken alongside other regular medications, but don't exceed recommended dosages for any, best wishes ...Read more

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Could similasan cough and mucus relief make babies sleepy?

Could similasan cough and mucus relief make babies sleepy?

See Doctor Now: Your infant's age is unknown. Similasan is a homeopathic drug therefore its safety, effectiveness & side-effect profile are unconfirmed which makes this an unacceptable choice for any infant. Cough is highly associated with infection in an infant until proven otherwise & treating a cough without knowing the cause can lead to pneumonia in infants. See your doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Can I give tylenol (acetaminophen) with similasan kids cold and mucus relief?

Can I give tylenol (acetaminophen) with similasan kids cold and mucus relief?

Yes: They work on different pathways. You may find that you won't need the tylenol (acetaminophen) if the similisan is working. ...Read more

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Can I take similasan nasal allergy relief twice a day?

Can I take similasan nasal allergy relief twice a day?

Yes: This is a homeopathic saline nasal spray that can be used "as needed". It should be safe to use several times a day for symptoms of allergy. You are probably benefiting most from the saline itself, as this helps to shrink nasal membranes and may help some allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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I am wondering if its ok for me to be taking similasan nasal allergy relief 2 times a day?

I am wondering if its ok for me to be taking similasan nasal allergy relief 2 times a day?

With Caution: The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however, can trigger side effects and interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. For these reasons, you should take herbs only under the supervision of a health care practitioner. This nasal spray can be used as needed so taking it 2 times a day should be ok. ...Read more

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Is similasan for pink eye any good?

Is similasan for pink eye any good?

Comfortable: Similasin is a somewhat soothing drop which can help your eye feel better. It has no medical qualities and cannot affect the organism (s) that cause pink eye. As the old joke goes, untreated the condition will last a week but if you use similasin, it will last seven days. ...Read more

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Can I still use similasan eye drops with my pink eye medicine?

Yes: Similasin is a "natural" product with no actual pharmacologic activity- so it will not interact with your pink eye medicine and will not cause harm. It might supply some relief due to being a liquid but it will not affect the pink eye. ...Read more

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Can my 45 lb 4 yr old take children's Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough and similasan kids cold and mucus relief together?

Can my 45 lb 4 yr old take children's Mucinex (guaifenesin) cough and similasan kids cold and mucus relief together?

Yes: mucinex (guaifenesin) is guaifenisin and the similisan is homeopathic (no pharmacologic substances and the homoepathic substances are in tiny doses) no interactions ...Read more

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