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Allergy Medicine vs. Sudafed for Congestion

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By Thomas
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By Paul
January 6, 2014
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Made me sick all night
The extended release sudafeds don't work for me and makes me sick too, the regular sudafed work fine though. Maybe you're the same.
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Sudafed middle ear fluid retension and swollen lymph node
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What patients are saying about Allergy Medicine + Sudafed + Congestion

6 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
my regular allergy medicine just wasn't helping, and so far...
...and cannot take a lot of sudafed because it ...ent has recently switched my allergy medicine to patanase antihistamine nasal spray because my regular allergy medicine just wasn't helping, and s...
they get drowsy. I just feel normal without the congestion...
...whenever my parents take sudafed, they get drowsy. I just feel normal without the congestion. And Claritin is ...I used to take Benadryls allergy medicine, but I would get rashes on hands and...
off of allergy medicine for awhile, but I do take Sudafed...
...came back negative. But my doctor in Illinois said I have an over active something ( I forgot what it was) it has been many years ago, but I have been off of allergy medicine for awhile, but I do...
congestion I can take these OTC: Actifed, sudafed, Afrin,...
...continue taking my prescription allergy medicine - Zyrtec - Also he said for congestion I can take these OTC: Actifed, sudafe...
like that - you might try allergy medicine too. Are you...
If it's due to your ears/allergies try a sudafed. It will help with reduce fluid in ...that - you might try allergy medicine too. Are...
I didn't ever have to take sudafed, I just tripled up on my...
...recovered from my sinus problems. I didn't ever have to take sudafed, I just tripled up on my allergy medicine and thankfully...
to really start working! Sudafed could probably provide...
...could be allergy symptoms. And it might take a few tries to find an allergy medicine that works. Plus, once your symptoms ...medicine to really start working! Sudafed could probably provide...
have been taking Sudafed for months. It is a much cheaper...
...have been taking Sudafed for months. It is a much cheaper allergy medicine, helps headaches and gives me some energy. While taking Lexapro i needed it ...allergy medications have sudafed in th...
since they started putting Sudafed behind the counter in...
...It's the only OTC allergy medicine that really works well for me. Another good one is Benadryl/Sudafed combo - Wal-Mart used ...brand, but since they started putting Sudafed behind the counte...
go you can take regular Sudafed. At least that is what...
...doc didn't give anything about allergy medicine either. As far as sinus's go you can take regular Sudafed. At least that...
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