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Should I let my doctor know I am taking decongestants?

If you are planning on taking decongestants, you should talk to your doctor. In fact, you should always let your doctor know about any medication you are taking so that you avoid any interactions with other medications. Decongestants, in particular, can react adversely with a variety of different medical conditions, medications and foods. Thus, it is important to discuss the proper dosage of decongestants and all of the possible complications that may accompany it.

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