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Doctor insights on: Use Of Phenylephrine

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Dr. Maxime Cannesson
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Phenylephrine (Definition)

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


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Is recreational use of a.D.D./a.D.H.D. Pills dangerous?

Is recreational use of a.D.D./a.D.H.D. Pills dangerous?

Yes: Pharmaceutical grade stimulants are very dangerous to use in a manner other than prescribed. Alos, it is a class X felony to sell or collect with intent to distribute. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pseudoephedrine and alcohol combined?

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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Why use ibuprofen instead of dipirona?

Why use ibuprofen instead of dipirona?

Safer: Dipirona (/metamizole) is banned in over 30 countries due to risk of dangerously lowering white blood cells. There is no superior function or balancing benefit to this drug over the many other, safer alternatives available, so cannot recommend its use. ...Read more

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Please describe the warnings of the use of nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray?

Please describe the warnings of the use of nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray?

Nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray: The spray form of nitroglycerine has a very rapid onset of action. It is a vasodilator so that low blood volume, fever and vasodilation, low blood pressure and stroke volume all have the potential for serious hypotension to be caused by the use of the agent. ...Read more

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Side effects of over dosage of sinarest AF drops in infants?

Side effects of over dosage of sinarest AF drops in infants?

Call poison control: If you or someone else has taken too much of any medicine, call poison control and find out what to do and ow much is dangerous. Call 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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What is the use of medofed compound green?

What is the use of medofed compound green?

Allergies: Medofed is not available in the US. It is a mixture of Pseudoephedrine and Triprolidine, an antihistamine,. It used to contain dextromethorphan but does not any longer. It comes in a pill and liquid (syrup) form. I cannot find anything, that would explain the green. There is no description of the appearance of the pill or liquid in English on internet searching. ...Read more

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Whats use of butenafine?

Whats use of butenafine?

Antifungal Treatment: Butenafine, an antifungal medication, is indicated for the treatment of Jock itch, athlete’s foot, and ringworm. Butenafine works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, an important component of fungal cell membrane. It essentially weakens the fungal cell membrane causing the fungus to disintegrate and undergo cell death. If properly used, butenafine is effective against the above fungal infections. ...Read more

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What are the effects of mixing tylenol (acetaminophen) and whiskey?

What are the effects of mixing tylenol (acetaminophen) and whiskey?

Liver damage?: Alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) both may damage the liver at high doses, and their effects may be additive. ...Read more

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Is is safe to use both the ayr saline spray and the ayr saline gel together?

Is is safe to use both the ayr saline spray and the ayr saline gel together?

Yes...: A person who has no problems using saline spray and saline gel separately, can also expect to use them together without problems. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using Imitrex (sumatriptan) nasal spray?

What are the side effects of using Imitrex (sumatriptan) nasal spray?

Only a few: Triptans can increase blood pressure, and sometimes drowsiness and lethargy follows useage. Triptans do affect size of blood vessels indirectly. Since too frequent or too high dosing over a short period of time can increase risk for heart attacks and/or strokes, doctors limit maximal doses for 24 hrs and 7 days. However, the nasal spray is very quick and effective, and a serious event is rare. ...Read more

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What is the use of medofed?

What is the use of medofed?

Cough medicine: It is a cold & cough medicine containing pseudoepidrine. ...Read more

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What is the medicinal use of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

What is the medicinal use of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

Older pain med: People like demerol (meperidine hydrochloride). It's a fact. There's something about it that gives a better comfort to those suffering with pain. Unfortunately, there is a toxic byproduct that keeps us from using it for chronic pain. Most ers have switched to Dilaudid and /or toradol. ...Read more

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I have problems with anxiety and irregular heartbeat when I use decongestants containing phenylephrine, is there anything else I could take? I really need help.

I have problems with anxiety and irregular heartbeat when I use decongestants containing phenylephrine, is there anything else I could take? I really need help.

Congestion: Your best bet may be a nasal steroid, a few varieties of which are available over-the-counter. As well, you can try an antihistamine, although some can be sedating. Two concerns, though: (1) with your sore throat, you may have an infection and (2) on phenylephrine your heart rate should increase but should not become irregular - has this been investigated? ...Read more

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Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Phenylepherine: Because of its poor bioavailibility the drug can be used during breastfeeding, albeit sparingly. ...Read more

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I use phenylephrine nasal spray a lot more than what I should and I've been using it for over a year I had a couple of beers last night and then I wen?

Might not be a prob.: If you are not getting nose bleeds for the long use of the nasal spray already, you might experience some if you add in alcohol. It is a blood thinner and the nasal spray can thin your mucous membranes in your nose. Nose bleeds can be controlled usually with packing cotton inside the nose and don't disturb for at least 2-3 hours. ...Read more