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Suggest treatment for cold with nasal and ear congestion

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Dr. V. N. S. Parinam

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have a punch-pack of sudafed( written on back of foil). I lost the dosage literature. They are small, round red coated pills . Purchased awhile ago. Imprint is "po.". I would welcome you answer as a treatment a cold with a lot of nasal and ear congestion. Thank you very much.
Marti Resnick
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Sudafed.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

If you are sure about SUDAFED, I am ok suggesting dosage. But 'PO' would not be imprinted on SUDAFED, it is PE (Phenylephrine).

We suggest one tablet thrice a day for nasal congestion and throat pain. You can add ADVIL along with SUDAFED for throat pain for better relief. It takes care of ear pain and congestion as well.

I suggest reconfirm if you are holding Sudafed.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care,
Dr. Suma Parinam
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