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Question: HAVE COLD STUFFY NOSE ETC. NO COUGH I HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES (CONTROLLED) & PARKINSON"S) FOR PARKINSON'S I TAKE CARB-LIBRO
GABAPENTIN & RITALIN & ZOLOFT....MAIN DRUG FOR DIABETES IS JANUVIA
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CAN i TAKE ALKA-SELZER PLUS COLD & FLU
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Answered by Dr. Prasad (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
May make you drowsy and dizzy...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

The antihistamines of XXXXXXX selzer plus cold and flu can cause drowsiness and dizziness when taken along with gabantin and zoloft. Besides this unwanted side effects, there is no significant drug interactions with aforementioned medicines.

You need to discuss with your treating doctor before taking the pill. In addition, if you are alone at home, it is better to avoid the pill.

Try stem inhalation. It helps.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

Regards
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Brief Answer: May make you drowsy and dizzy... Detailed Answer: Hi, The antihistamines of XXXXXXX selzer plus cold and flu can cause drowsiness and dizziness when taken along with gabantin and zoloft. Besides this unwanted side effects, there is no significant drug interactions with aforementioned medicines. You need to discuss with your treating doctor before taking the pill. In addition, if you are alone at home, it is better to avoid the pill. Try stem inhalation. It helps. Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications. Regards