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Re: [IPk] Sudafed Dual Relief/Overnight BG



Hi Karen
Some of the decongestant medicines are contraindicated if you have high BP - 
that may be why. I think we had this same discussion a while back - have a 
look in the archives.....
I've always taken that kind of thing with no problem.
Di

Karen Hennessy wrote:

> Hi all
> 
> Having suffered one bad cold after another over the last 3 weeks I now have
> blocked sinus.  Whilst in Sainsbury's yesterday I picked up some non-drowsy
> Sudafed Dual Relief, having checked the back of the box that it was ok for me
> to take.  However, when I got home I opened the box and read the leaflet
> inside to find that those with diabetes should not take them.  Has anyone on
> this list any idea why?
> 
> Also, having not been 100% lately and not sleeping too well I thought I would
 > do some overnight blood glucose test as I've been getting some strange
results
> in the morning.  Sunday night I tested at hourly intervals through the night
> until I finally fell asleep at 4am.  Last night I checked again went through
> the rest of the morning - what a shock I got.  I seem to remain at a steady
> 6ish until around 3am when I suddenly dropped to 1.8 and remained hovering
 > around that figure until I got up. I think I need to do some serious tweaking
> of basals tonight!
> 
> Karen
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