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Are there any good effects of pseudoephedrine?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes, for most

Pseudoephedrine like any other medication has benefits and risks.
It is a good nasal decongestant. The problem lies in the side effects that some people experience and the unfortunate reality that other have taken to use it to make an illegal drug (meth).

In brief: Yes, for most

Pseudoephedrine like any other medication has benefits and risks.
It is a good nasal decongestant. The problem lies in the side effects that some people experience and the unfortunate reality that other have taken to use it to make an illegal drug (meth).
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Dr. Stephen Kimura
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

You are correct Pseudoephedrine has lots of side effects, such as shakiness, anorexia, palpitations and increased blood pressure.
It is a very good decongestant though, and has been available for years in many prescription products such as Claritin (loratadine) d, zyrtec d, allergra d etc.

In brief: Yes

You are correct Pseudoephedrine has lots of side effects, such as shakiness, anorexia, palpitations and increased blood pressure.
It is a very good decongestant though, and has been available for years in many prescription products such as Claritin (loratadine) d, zyrtec d, allergra d etc.
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Dr. Stephen Kimura
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