kkiraa asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 decade ago

Can decongestants make you hyper?

On Glee, the show, the nurse gives the Glee Club kids decongestants or something that are non-drowsy and they get crazily energetic.

Can this happen?

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    if they have Pseudoephedrine in them

  • 1 decade ago

    Yep. Had a piano teacher who used to take Sudafed by the handful. That's why it's difficult to buy OTC decongestants in stores now, especially in any quantity - cookers use them to make meth.

    Stay away from it. Long term use may wreck your sinuses and cause other problems besides.

  • 1 decade ago

    Does that include nasal sprays like Nasonex or Flonase? Because i have noticed that when i take that before bed i cannot fall asleep at night, no matter how tired i am.

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