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Quick recovery from cold and Headache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi i was just wondering what i can do because i have had a bad head for to days and a cold aswell as being sleepy
User :   ive took tablets boot
User :   took x2 pizotifen and x2 sudafed capsuals
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Sudafed can cause you sedation
User :   ok
Doctor :  
If you are sleepy after sudafed it is normal
Doctor :  
Take ADVIL 400mg for headache
User :   what else can i take but the sleepness was before i started taken sudafed
Doctor :  
or you can just take ADVIL COLD AND SINUS
Doctor :  
1 tablet twice a day
Doctor :  
All the decongestants cause sedation hence it is better to stay home
Doctor :  
and take rest
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as rest helps in faster recovery
User :   ok
Doctor :  
What is your age
User :   16
Doctor :  
Ok you may try the nasal inhalations too with Vicks in hot water
Doctor :  
they relieve your stuffiness
Doctor :  
But beware with hot water as they may spill and cause burns
Doctor :  
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