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Should I Just Stop Taking The Advil And Sudafed After Experiencing Inflamed And Itchy Skin?

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Posted on Thu, 12 Nov 2020
Question: I have a cold. Been taking sudafed, advil, and my usual meds: celexa and ambien. Broke out in very inflamed and itchy skin. Should I just stop taking the advil and sudafed?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Jolanda (51 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
yes stop them

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

AAccording to the history you provide it might be an alergic reaction. Yes it would be better to stop advil
You can substitute it with paracetamol orally twice per day and monitor the situation. For skin itching if it disturbs you you can take antihistamines drugs such as Xyzal once before sleeping for some days.

Hope to have been helpful

Regards and feel free to ask me again

Dr.Jolanda
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Should I Just Stop Taking The Advil And Sudafed After Experiencing Inflamed And Itchy Skin?

Brief Answer: yes stop them Detailed Answer: Hello, AAccording to the history you provide it might be an alergic reaction. Yes it would be better to stop advil You can substitute it with paracetamol orally twice per day and monitor the situation. For skin itching if it disturbs you you can take antihistamines drugs such as Xyzal once before sleeping for some days. Hope to have been helpful Regards and feel free to ask me again Dr.Jolanda