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What should I avoid while taking decongestants?

Until you know how you will react to decongestants, you should not drive or operate any heavy machinery.

Additionally, certain medications may increase your risk for complications associated with decongestants. Medication that may increase your risk for complications include other cough and cold medications, blood pressure medications, caffeine, antidepressants, and diet pills. Before taking this, or any other medication, you should talk to your doctor about all of the risks for interaction.

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