What drugs should you not take with Sudafed?
Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine) during treatment with this medication. Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before treatment with this medication.
Can I take Sudafed and Tylenol Cold and Flu Together?
Sudafed (Phenylephrine or Pseudoephedrine)
Always look at the active ingredients and do not combine Sudafed with other medications containing phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, or decongestants. Examples include NyQuil, Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom, Alka-Seltzer Plus, and Robitussin Multi-Symptom, among many others.
Can I take mucinex cold and flu with Sudafed?
Can Mucinex and Sudafed be taken together? You can take them both together if you have nasal congestion as well as a phlegmy cough.
Can Sudafed make your cold worse?
Is this true? ANSWER: While many people rely on nasal decongestants to help ease symptoms of a cold or flu, these medications can sometimes cause more harm than good, especially if taken repeatedly.
Why is Sudafed bad for you?
Pseudoephedrine works by narrowing the blood vessels in your nose, but it also narrows the blood vessels in other parts of your body. This can increase your blood pressure and your heart rate. If you have any heart problems or you’re worried about this, speak to a pharmacist or doctor about a different treatment.
Who should not use Sudafed?
high blood pressure. significant uncontrolled high blood pressure. severe disease of the arteries of the heart. enlarged prostate.
Can I take Sudafed and Tylenol PM?
No interactions were found between acetaminophen / pseudoephedrine and Tylenol PM. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can you take Tylenol with Sudafed sinus?
No interactions were found between Sudafed PE Sinus Pressure + Pain and Tylenol. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is Mucinex good for sinus infection?
Experts recommend analgesics including acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil) and aspirin to ease pain, as well as decongestants like pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) to alleviate the pressure of congestion. Many people find relief using mucolytics like guaifenesin (Mucinex), which thin and clear mucus.
Does Mucinex help with sinus drainage?
A decongestant will shrink the mucus membranes that have swollen in your sinuses. This will help the trapped mucus drain out—meaning you’ll breathe easier and feel more comfortable. Nasal sprays, such as Mucinex® Sinus-Max® Full Force® Nasal Spray, can help ease congestion and provide relief.
Does Mucinex make you cough more?
It has two active ingredients: guaifenesin and dextromethorphan. Guaifenesin helps loosen mucus and thin the secretions in your lungs. This effect helps make your cough more productive by allowing you to cough up and get rid of bothersome mucus.