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avoid nasacort and chlorpheniramine? g6pd deficient

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Hi. I have g6pd deficiency. I'm down with a very bad cold(severe running nose, excessive phlegm, cough, sore throat, fever). Can you please advise if I should be avoiding using both nasacort aq nasal spray and taking chlorpheniramine. I am currently taking priton only.

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replied May 24th, 2015
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A52312
Thank you for asking at ehealthforum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. There are only seven medications absolutely contraindicated in G6PD deficiency. Any of the above mentioned are not contraindicated. How ever home remedies are better remedy for such cold and flu symptoms. Herbal tea with honey and boiled eggs will be a good start.

I hope it helps. stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and can not be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.

Take care

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