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I take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir two 10mg a day. I have a terrible cold with bad body aches. Should i take nyquil or alka seltzer plus cold?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hold off adder all

While treating cold stop the stimulants.

In brief: Hold off adder all

While treating cold stop the stimulants.
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Dr. Frank Lane
Psychiatry
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In brief: No problem!

The over-the-counter "cold medications" that might interact with your stimulants are pseudoephidrine and phenylpropanolamine, which can also "activate" the brain.
So-called "decongestants" that work by changing the quality of your mucous, like guafenesine or bromepheniramine maleate, and "pain relievers" like aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil are safe, .

In brief: No problem!

The over-the-counter "cold medications" that might interact with your stimulants are pseudoephidrine and phenylpropanolamine, which can also "activate" the brain.
So-called "decongestants" that work by changing the quality of your mucous, like guafenesine or bromepheniramine maleate, and "pain relievers" like aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil are safe, .
Dr. Frank Lane
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