Cold Medications

 

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Can you take cold medication if you have high blood pressure?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Decongestants may aggravate your blood pressure and antihistamines may cause additivedrowsiness. Check with your doctor to make sure your blood pressure is controlled well enoughto take a decongestant like phenylephrine or pseudoe...

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Can you take cold medication if you have high blood pressure?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Decongestants may aggravate your blood pressure and antihistamines may cause additivedrowsiness. Check with your doctor to make sure your blood pressure is controlled well enoughto take a decongestant like phenylephrine or pseudoe...

Source:  Walgreens

Can you take cold medication if you have high blood pressure?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Decongestants may aggravate your blood pressure and antihistamines may cause additivedrowsiness. Check with your doctor to make sure your blood pressure is controlled well enoughto take a decongestant like phenylephrine or pseudoe...

Source:  Walgreens

How can I treat nasal congestion without medication?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

There are ways that you can treat nasal congestion without medication. Medicines are not theonly way to relieve a stuffy or runny nose. Often, gentler solutions are better. Try thesesteps to thin the mucus, which can help you brea...

Source:  Walgreens

How can I treat nasal congestion without medication?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

There are ways that you can treat nasal congestion without medication. Medicines are not theonly way to relieve a stuffy or runny nose. Often, gentler solutions are better. Try thesesteps to thin the mucus, which can help you brea...

Source:  Walgreens

How should I dispose of old or unused medication?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Medications play an important role in treating certain conditions and diseases, but they mustbe taken with care. Unused portions of these medications must be disposed of properly to avoidharm. However, certain medicine may be espe...

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How can decongestants relieve cold and flu symptoms?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

A decongestant is a medication that helps to relieve symptoms of the cold and flu , particularly congestion. Decongestants help to clear congestion by tightening blood vessels in the nose. This quells swelling so that more air is ...

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How can analgesics relieve cold and flu symptoms?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

An analgesic is a type of medication used to relieve pain, including pain related to the cold or flu . Acetaminophen is the most common form of analgesic. It helps relieve pain by changing the way the bodyrecognizes pain or discom...

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How can decongestants relieve cold and flu symptoms?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

A decongestant is a medication that helps to relieve symptoms of the cold and flu , particularly congestion. Decongestants help to clear congestion by tightening blood vessels in the nose. This quells swelling so that more air is ...

Source:  Walgreens

How can analgesics relieve cold and flu symptoms?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

An analgesic is a type of medication used to relieve pain, including pain related to the cold or flu . Acetaminophen is the most common form of analgesic. It helps relieve pain by changing the way the bodyrecognizes pain or discom...

Source:  Walgreens

What's the difference between phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine? Do they work the same?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Both pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine are decongestants used to treat nasal congestion due to allergies, colds, sinus infections,etc. Since pseudoephedrine can be made into methamphetamine, the U.S. Senate passed a billrestrictin...

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How can antitussives relieve cold and flu symptoms?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

An antitussive, or a cough suppressant , is a medication often recommended for the treatment of cold and flu symptoms. Usually, a cough resulting from the cold or flu will go away on its own. However, if a cough is keeping you up ...

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How should I take Vicodin?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

You should take Vicodin (hydrocodone/APAP) exactly as directed by your doctor. Typically, this will be one or two doses every four to six hours. Always take Vicodin with food to minimize digestive distress. Never abruptly stop tak...

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What can I take to treat a runny, stuffy nose and sinus drainage?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

There are a variety of over-the-counter (OTC) products that may be used for a runny or stuffynose and sinus drainage. The two primary types of these medications include antihistamines andoral decongestants. Products are available ...

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How can I avoid getting the flu if I'm allergic to eggs and can't get a flu shot?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Because both the flu shot and the nasal flu vaccine contain egg, they should not beadministered to anyone with an allergy to eggs, but certain antiviral prescription medicationsmay help prevent the flu. If someone you have close c...

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