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are you taking depakote for seizures

Customer:

HI I take Depakote and Resperidone for bipolar disorder I was wondering if I could take Dayquil and Nyquil for a nasty cold I have or it they will interact?

Customer:

Just saw your question no I am taking Depakote for mild bipolar disorder

Dr. D.J. :

They do interact with risperidone.

Dr. D.J. :

Not with depakote.

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The risperidone relaetd side effects may increase with dayquil or nyquil.

Customer:

so dayquil and Nyquil should not be taken with resperidone?

Dr. D.J. :

no you should avoid.

Dr. D.J. :

you can take tylenol for headaches.

Customer:

is there any type of decongestent that i can take?

Dr. D.J. :

And for nasal congestion you can use Coricidin HBP cold and flu.

Dr. D.J. :

That is relatively safer than any other cold preparation.

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thank you you have been very helpful.

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very welcome

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