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Can you take 30 mg of non drowsy sudafed with Lexapro (escitalopram) and probiotic?

Can you take 30 mg of non drowsy sudafed  with Lexapro (escitalopram) and probiotic?

Apparently: Sudafed preparations that are combined with cough suppressants, anti-inflammatories and anti-histamines can interact with Lexapro (escitalopram) but plain sudafed is not known to have an interaction. Probiotics don't have any interactions. Sudafed can worsen anxiety; consider natural alternatives like homeopathy (hyland's sinus or boiron sinusalia) ; neti pots- see http://bit.Ly/1g4bywf for more information. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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I take regular sudafed but its only unclogging one nostril. Are there any other nasal decongestants that are non drowsy?

I take regular sudafed but its only unclogging one nostril. Are there any other nasal decongestants that are non drowsy?

Yes: The best decongestants are inhaled intranasal steroids and they are recommended for allergies. Sudafed is ok short term, the over the counter version "Afrin" can potentially cause rebound increased congestion. If this is chronic congestion, you should probably see a physician for Rx for intranasal steroids. They are non drowsy. ...Read more

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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

Is it okay to take a Sinus Sudafed (12 hour) coated caplet 120mg/each
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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

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I took a non drowsy allergy pill earlier today (about 10 hours ago to be exact), containing pseudoephedrine. Can I take Nyquil before going to bed?

I took a non drowsy allergy pill earlier today (about 10 hours ago to be exact), containing pseudoephedrine. Can I take Nyquil before going to bed?

Yes you can: But make sure you do not combine much of antihistamines (allergy medicines) in the future, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, ...Read more

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Side effects of bendryl &sudafed? My heart was pounding, but I felt extreme drowsyness...i couldnt stop moving and part of my body, my skin was getting purple /red marks? But they go away ...?

Side effects of bendryl &sudafed? 
My heart was pounding, but I felt extreme drowsyness...i couldnt stop moving and part of my body, my skin was getting purple /red marks? But they go away ...?

Yes: yes sudafed can cause palpitation,increased in heart rate,and blood pressure,and anxiousness .that is the normal reaction to the drug.Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will cause drowsiness ant lethargic and slight confusion.the combination will do exactly what you did experience.all of these will exaggerated if you are dehydrated.that why number one rule in treating cola,sinuses,viral illnesses.is hydration and hydration ...Read more

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Loratidine non drowsy does it keep you awake?

Loratidine non drowsy does it keep you awake?

No: Loratadine is an antihistamine and should not keep one awake. If the antihistamine is paired with a decongestant then there is the potential that this combination could keep one awake. ...Read more

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What's the best non-drowsy allergy medication?

What's the best non-drowsy allergy medication?

Allegra (fexofenadine): If you are referring to over-the-counter antihistamines than Allegra (fexofenadine) is considered one of the most non-sedating on the market. Airline pilots can take this medication while flying so it has been proven to be non-sedating. Other non-sedating antihistamines include Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine). ...Read more

Dr. Louis Vernacchio
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Pseudoephedrine (Definition)

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more