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Suggest appropriate medication to treat a headache and sinus congestion in a patient with kidney disease

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Dr. Ivo Ditah

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Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Hi What can I take for a head cold that has my eyes glue shut and swollen. Head ache and all sinus plugged. I have had a kidney transplant 11/2 years ago so I have to be careful what I take.
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Take Benadryl

Detailed Answer:

Hi and thanks so much for this query.

I have reviewed your information fully, taking into consideration your kidney transplant. I will recommend Benadryl. Also, a few doses of Tylenol for headaches and pain wouldn't harm the kidneys.

I hope this helps. I wish you well.

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Dr. Ivo Ditah, Internal Medicine Specialist
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