Cold and Allergy Symptoms
When choosing which over the counter drugs kidney transplant patients can take when trying to relieve cold and allergy symptoms, they should look for medications, such as Actifed Cold and Allergy, pseudoephedrine, Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold and Cough, Sudafed, or Benadryl.
Diabetic patients should check the labels to ensure the medicine they choose is free of alcohol and sugar.
High blood pressure patients should use Coricidin HBP, diphenhydramine, Chlor-Trimeton, generic saline nose spray, Ocean saline nose spray, Benadryl, or chlorpheniramine. They should not use decongestants containing pseudoephedrine, Sudafed, Dayquil, Robitussin CF, Claritin D 12 and 24 hour, Tylenol Cold, Nyquil, Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold and Cough, Afrin, and several others that the patients doctor can tell them about.