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I have a head cold and have to fly today. I'm taking sudafed…

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Hi, I have a head cold and have to fly today. I'm taking sudafed but I'm wondering if I could also use Afrin before the flight to make sure my sinuses are clear? Or would be getting too much decongestant?

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Hi! Thanks for your patience. Yes, you can use Afrin before the flight while taking Sudafed. These medicines work in a very similar way, so adding the Afrin in as a one time dose will give you the boost in decongestion that you need for the flight. Please let me know if you have any follow-up questions. Thanks!

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Pharmacist: Dr. Bridget, Pharmacist replied 2 years ago

Hi! How did the Afrin work out for you?

Please don't forget to leave a positive rating:) Thank you!

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Pharmacist: Dr. Bridget, Pharmacist replied 2 years ago

Hi! Just checking in to see how the Afrin worked out for you? Were you cleared out for the flight?

Please don't forget to leave a positive rating:) Thank you!

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Pharmacist: Dr. Bridget, Pharmacist replied 2 years ago

Hi! Just checking in to see how the Afrin worked out for you? Were you cleared out for the flight?

Please don't forget to leave a positive rating:) Thank you!

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Pharmacist: Dr. Bridget, Pharmacist replied 2 years ago

Hi! Just checking in to see how the Afrin worked out for you? Were you cleared out for the flight?

Please don't forget to leave a positive rating:) Thank you!

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