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Is it safe to take coactifed & sinutab together ?

Is it safe to take coactifed & sinutab together ?

No: They both have a decongestant and if you are 69 years old, i would check with your doctor befor taking either, they can have detrimental effects on the heart and blood pressure. ...Read more

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Sinutab or sudafed, which is better?

Sinutab or sudafed, which is better?

Whichever helps: They are both effective in improving symptoms of congestion. To determine which one is better you would need to try them both and see how they affect you. ...Read more

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Have sinus headaches for about a week. Taking sinutabs with temporary relief. Constant drainage any recommendations for over-the-counter medicines?

Have sinus headaches for about a week. Taking sinutabs with temporary relief. Constant drainage any recommendations for over-the-counter medicines?

Nasal irrigation: Nasal irrigation is safe and effective. 1/4 - 1/2 tsp pure sodium chloride (no additives) and 1/4 - 1/2 tsp baking soda (not baking powder) to 8 oz of body temperature distilled/previously boiled water, the solution is compatible with your nasal passages. Can use bulb or neti-pot or generic nasal irrigation kit to flush out nasal passages. ...Read more

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Need to free up my head congestion, but need to study and want to take a ritalin (methylphenidate) as well. Can i take ritalin (methylphenidate) and sinutab together?

Should be fine: Stimulants and most cold medicines are fine together. Depending on what you take, you may find yourself feeling a bit shaky, but it is not dangerous. If you are worried, start by taking a lower dose of the cold medicine--or call your doctor and ask what cold medicines are least likely to produce a reaction with the stimulant. Btw, stimulants were first used for nasal congestion. ...Read more

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My daughter has allergic reaction to many things for example pineapples, mangos, sinumax and sinutab with codeine and ibuprofen. ?

My daughter has allergic reaction to many things for example pineapples, mangos, sinumax and sinutab with codeine and ibuprofen. ?

What's the question?: You posted a statement detailing some background information. To get the most from this site you provide background & then ask a related question. Room for a response is limited, so completing the process allows a focused answer. If the kid is allergic, avoid them. If there are other concerns, start over and describe them. ...Read more

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I’m on prednisone 30mg/day for sinusitis. Forgot to ask Dr. whether I can continue taking ACC200, sinutab & beclomethasone nasal spray which were prescribed last week? Also. What should I look out for if infection arises while on prednisone?

I’m on prednisone 30mg/day for sinusitis. Forgot to ask Dr. whether I can continue taking ACC200, sinutab & beclomethasone nasal spray which were prescribed last week?

Also. What should I look out for if infection arises while on prednisone?

Prednisone: Generally beclomethasone spray can be eliminated while on oral prednisone, as well as other meds mentioned. Infection? Persistent discolored nasal discharge, facial pain. Afrin or similar decongestant may help keep sinus ostia open, saline irrigations help as well. No smoking, no alcohol, no particulate exposure. ...Read more

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Does sinutab or mefenamic acid interact with althea ( oral contraceptive pill)?

Does sinutab or mefenamic acid interact with althea ( oral contraceptive pill)?

No: Neither of those medications will interfere with the effectiveness of your birth control pill. ...Read more

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What non-medication remedies are there for anxiety?

What non-medication remedies are there for anxiety?

Relaxation breathing: Try and get the book: the relaxation response by benson and apply the techniques as described in the book. Also, try and avoid all caffeine. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for non- rhinitis, and how much?

What is the best medication for non- rhinitis, and how much?

Rhinitis: If you meant non-allergic rhinitis it could mean many things and the treatment depends on the exact diagnosis. Undiscovered allergy is possible. I saw a patient with this diagnosis from several allergist only to discover she had a number of chinchillas in her home and she was allergic to them and their talc baths. Sinusitis, gerd, dental infections are all possible... Check it out. Don't settle! ...Read more

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What could happen if you were accidentally injected with a non-prescribed medication?

Depends on med: Need more info to answer this question. Could be very serious. Go to ER or primary doctor ...Read more

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Have had a migrain now for over 86 hours non stop, really bad, medication not working, no evidence of getting better, what should I do?

Have had a migrain now for over 86 hours non stop, really bad, medication not working, no evidence of getting better, what should I do?

ER visit: If you have exhausted all your options at home and still have bad pain, then should go to the er for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good non-prescription medication for a child with add to take?

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What is a good non-prescription medication for a child with add to take?

ADD kids: If the child is already properly diagnosed and not "mildly" affected...Add can severely affect the child immediately and his life in the future, if not treated properly. There is no time to waste to try otc. No doctor would suggest otc. Any of the parents have add or history of alcohol and drug use? And the elder generations?.. ...Read more

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