Hi I have g6pd deficiency I'm down with a very

Patient

Q: Hi. I have g6pd deficiency. I'm down with a very bad cold. Can you please advise if I should be avoiding using nasacort aq nasal spray and taking chlorpheniramine?

Symptoms:  Running nose, fever, sore throat, excessive phlegm, cough, tiredness
Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

I think that you should try non-medical treatment without any drugs. You can try doing steam inhalation with Vicks.

This will help you with the sinus infection. Certain medications which cause a person to become hypoxic and cause damages to Red blood cells.

If you have to take medications, please talk to a Doctor. Hope this helps you. All the best.

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