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Can an OTC decongestant nasal spray be used along with an antibiotic?

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Dr. Rudina Balliu

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Posted on Thu, 24 May 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Can you take an over the counter decongestent ( Tyrol cold) at the same time that you are on antibiotics
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Answered by Dr. Rudina Balliu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
Hello There!

Thank you for asking Health Care Magic.
I have gone through your question and i understand your concern.
You can take decongestant nasal spray with antibiotic.
Use it maximum 3-4 times a day and no more then 3 days.
If you suffer from high blood pressure it is bettet to avoid taking dekongestant .

Hope the answer is helpfull.
Take Care!
Dr Rudina.
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