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i had bypass surgery on the heart i have a cold.

i had bypass surgery on the heart i have a cold can i take over the copunter cough medicine like vick 44? i had bypass surgery on the heart i have a cold can i take over the copunter cough medicine like vick 44?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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Definately call your doc. However i CAN tell you that you'll prob want to avoid cold meds with decongestants like pseudo-effedrine (sp?) because it can raise your heart rate, cause/aggrevate heart arrythmias, and raise blood pressure. Either way, def call your doc or his nurse to be sure!
Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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