User Reviews for Coricidin HBP Cough & Cold
Coricidin HBP Cough & Cold has an average rating of 6.8 out of 10 from a total of 11 ratings on Drugs.com. 55% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 36% reported a negative experience.
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Reviews for Coricidin HBP Cough & Cold
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "After weeks of looking for good cough cold flu tablets (the most effective one for me), I finally discovered them in a new larger package containing gel caps replacing the previous smaller pill. The gel caps are entirely too large for comfortable swallowing. They almost cause choking and sticking in the throat even drinking much water. I feel sure many others will share this experience. I have taken this med for many years sparingly and it has always proven effective. The best! Please return to the previous size or make it larger so it can be cut. Or please consider making a much smaller capsule. This is one of the very best effective cold meds on the market for those suffering HBP. I feel your sales might suffer because of this change. Only because of swallowing issues."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "Is there any other cold remedy that works as well as Coricidin? The answer as far as I am concerned is a firm NO. I have used this remedy since I was a 17-year-old college student and am now close to 70 years old. I have in the past, tried other remedies but none compare to Coricidin. Then, when I began to show signs of high blood pressure, along came HPB and my problem was solved even before it became one. I raised my children on this remedy and they in turn are using it for their children."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "At 80 I have cad, aFIB, HBP, type 2 diabetes, GERD and hypothyroidism. I have taken the cold/sinus remedies for years. But now, with chronic sinusitis, I have post nasal drip, which prevents me from having good sleep, causing me to get up and try to bring it up..\ Well the otc cough & cold does with no known side effects..except sleeping 6 1/2-8 hours. I only take 1 at bedtime, and not every night."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "I have high blood pressure and also take synthroid for thyroid. This medicine was recommended by my pharmacist. I thought the medicine was working on my cold symptoms but then started getting a headache that would not go away. I then took my blood pressure and realized it was extremely high. I have been off of it for four days now, my blood pressure is back to normal and my Cold symptoms are back. I won't be taking this medicine any more :-("
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "I recommend it to anyone. I have high blood pressure, thyroid problems, diabetes and I take Celexa. Coricidin HBP worked for me. I was so sick coughing and vomiting. After 3 days of taking this I felt a big difference."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "This OTC brand of antihistamines has given me severe anxiety, confusion, sensitivity to light and extremely rapid heart beat. I'm 36 years old, have not medical conditions, take no psyche meds, and take no other drugs for drug interactions."
"THIS DRUG IS ABUSED BY KIDS. They take it to "trip" until it kills them or at best screws up their lives until we parents figure it out!!! This is not a joke!! Get this junk out of your house and for the sake of your own kids, tell your pharmacist that they shouldn't sell it to kids!"
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "It made my symptoms abate, but had an extremely unpleasant fast, pounding heart beat, after 2 doses, so I stopped taking it."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "This gave me severe anxiety and made me feel unpleasant. I do take Zoloft but I wouldn't recommend if you take anxiety or depression medicine."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "Works but too big, after taking one gel cap threw away, felt VERY unsafe taking alone as I was EXTREMELY afraid of choking."
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "I have used coricidin for years. This stuff is better then any prescription you could get or OTC. It always has been my go to!!"
For Cough and Nasal Congestion "So far so good. The medicine is working although I am a little dizzy and have a bit of a headache. Other than that my coughing and sneezing have stopped. So it's all good!"
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