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Over-the-Counter medications for cough and cold

some examples of Over-the-Counter medications for cough and cold that are NOT contraindicated for Hypertensive? Can you give me some examples of Over-the-Counter medications for cough and cold that are NOT contraindicated for Hypertensive people? Note: if possible please share your source of information.e.g.weblink or website Thanks
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Basically, you just need to stay away from the decongestant pseudoephedrine and its relatives. You will need to read labels carefully, as most formulations out on the market today contain decongestants. Your best best is to get single-drug medicines (meaning they contain only one active ingredient), and use only what you need to ease symptoms. Generally, cough suppressants, expectorants, and antihistamines are considered safe.
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