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I have seizures and currently a cold. Do over counter cold meds lower seizure threshold? If not, is there one I can use?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Typically no..

Common cold meds such as advil-cold or tylenol-cold do not have significant seizure threshold lowering effect.
..But high fever does.

In brief: Typically no..

Common cold meds such as advil-cold or tylenol-cold do not have significant seizure threshold lowering effect.
..But high fever does.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Rx for colds w sz's

Any over the counter medicine is alright to use with medicines to prevent seizures.
Dayquil for example might help.

In brief: Rx for colds w sz's

Any over the counter medicine is alright to use with medicines to prevent seizures.
Dayquil for example might help.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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