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Allergies, Cough & Cold Overview

The common cold (also known as nasopharyngitis, rhinopharyngitis, acute coryza,[1] head cold, or simply a cold) is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract which primarily affects the nose. Symptoms include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, and fever which usually resolve in seven to ten days, with some symptoms lasting up to three weeks. Well over 200 virus strains are implicated in the cause of the common cold; the rhinoviruses are the most common. Upper respirat...

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practin and decdan side effect
hi sir i am 27 years of age and two months married. I am taking both practin n decdan tablet from last three years to gain weight because I was too thin 40 kg and now my weight is 56 kg n now I came to know about the side effect of those tablet. now last two weeks i have stoped eating those tablet....may I know sir wil I suffer any medical problem...or any kind of other problem. ..please sir suggest me some gud advise wat to do I m very much in tension ...wat should I do gain weight please advise me sir please ## @maya, From what I can tell, both Practin (Cyproheptadine) and Decdan (Dexamethasone) may cause withdrawal symptoms if you were to suddenly stop taking either one of them abruptly. So if you wanted to avoid such symptoms or at least lessen the severity of them, I would enc...
Updated 9 hours ago in Cyproheptadine.
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Visine LR Discontinued?
Having problems finding this product. Has it been discontinued and if so, do you know why? ## I AM HAVING PROBLEMS FINDING VISINE LR, DO YOU KNOW WHY. ## I have looked everywhere, no one has it. This is the only stuff that works for me... :( ## i am having the same problem.spoke w/pharmacy,they said it was discontinued.why?they could not give me an answer. ## I ALSO cannot find Visine LR eyedrops. I called Visine and they said they were still making it and sent me to various stores that were suppose to have it. Guess what? Not one of the stores had it! Help! ## Boston Area: No Visene LR 2 weeks! ## I always buy Visine LR and I just noticed that no one has them anymore!!! Now What, nothing else works the same. Help! I live in Miami and I have been to every Walgreens and Pharmacy stores a...
Updated 12 hours ago in Visine L.R..
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eye drops with oxymetazoline
replacement for Visine LR ## PLEASE IF THERE IS A REPLACEMENT FOR VLR, LET US KNOW ALL THE DETAILS OF THE EYE DROPS ASAP!!!! ## From what I can discover, it seems it has been discontinued, however, on their website, they list the active ingredient as being Oxymetazoline. Ironically, it is not used in any of their other products. I am not finding a lot of over the counter products that contain it, however, Claritin Eye Allergy Relief Drops have it and so does Ocuclear. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hey, I just found Visine LR at my local Walgreens today! Perhaps they've resumed production. ## Not all Walgreens carry the visine LR, which means that they are just selling what stock they have left. Not sure why visine stopped making this brand. I don't like anything els...
Updated 19 hours ago in Oxymetazoline.
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high cost tussionex
My prescription was for tussionex 60z bottle. I got the generic and have medicare Part D and it cost $ 135.00. Does it cost that much everywhere ? I've had 2 surgeries for lung cancer and get pneumonia often. This is the only cough medicine that actually works and only have to take it every 12 hours. It has been on the market for a long time. Why is it so expensive ? ## Hello, Mellencamp! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. Unfortunately, I have no listing of the prices that I can check for you. Have you tried asking at other pharmacies in your area? It can vary from one to other, but if there's a shortage, the price might be high everywhere. One of the ingredients in it is Hydrocodone, which is a narcotic controlled substance and shortages ...
Updated 1 day ago in Tussionex.
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ok to take 2 year expired cheratussin ac
Found my old bottle but expired July 2012.. is it OK to take it? ## Liquids have a much shorter shelf life, because they tend to degrade faster than other forms of medications and they can also turn rancid, which could make you ill. Thus, it would be best to just dispose of it. Is there anything else I can help with? ## it is fine sorry i didn't see this before. I have saved mined up to 4 yrs. & it worked.... I work for a chemist & he told me aspirin integrity stays intact 30 yrs. However this is NOT the formula for all drugs, but from personal exp. my cough med, stayed intact fine. Ever notice on all drugs now-a-days says expires in one year. what a miracle that everything goes bad in 12 months at the same time. ## We have the same thing, 2 year old Ceratussin AC and hubby ...
Updated 1 day ago in Cheratussin AC.
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Weight Gain Vitamins PLS
Hi, i'm 23 yrs old..i just want to know what vitamins at least 20pounds to gain it, 'cause my weight now is 85pounds so slim.. ;) and this is my weight since at the age of 15.. :) who knows and can recommend me what should i take vitamins for it? thnx :) ## I HAD A PROBLEM WITH BEING SKINNY UNTIL I WENT TO MY DOCTOR & ASKED HIM CAN HE PRESCRIBE ME SOMETHING TO GAIN WEIGHT. ..HE GAVE ME SOME PILLS CALLED "CYPROHEPTADINE" THEY INCREASE YOUR APPETITE & WORK REALLY FAST...U WILL SEE IMPROVEMENT WITHIN 2 WKS, ONLY PROBLEM IS YOU ONCE YOU STOP TAKING THEM SOME OF THE WEIGHT GOES, BUT YOU CAN DRINK ENSURE PLUS TO KEEP THE WEIGHT ON WEN YOUR DONE TAKING THE PILLS. IM ABSOLUTELY HAPPY WITH MY RESULTS!!! ## Hi, i just want to ask what are the good vitamins to make me fat b...
Updated 1 day ago in Cyproheptadine.
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formulary for dimetapp 1995
Why did the manufacturers change the formulary of Dimetapp Elixer about 15-17 years ago? ## I looked around online and couldn't find any specific details stating what the old formula contained. Do you happen to have any information on the what the ingredients used to be prior to the change? According to the manufacturer (Pfizer) the current formula contains: Brompheniramine Maleate 2mg + Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 5mg + Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 10mg But maybe if you contacted them directly they'd have more background info on previous formulas. Their customer service hotline can be reached at: 800-762-4672 or 800-762-4675, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm EST. I hope this helps!
Updated 2 days ago in Dimetapp.
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small round white pill witt h fancy v on one side
the scored side has a 51 on one side of the score and a37 on the other side of the score ## Hi Di, Based on your description, I've identified this white round pill as a 25mg Promethazine hydrochloride tablet, made by Qualitest. And for verification, it has a cursive-like V on one side and the numbers 51|37 on the other (separated by a score line). Promethazine itself is used to relieve the symptoms of allergic reactions, and is said to work by blocking the action of a certain natural substance in the body that causes them. It also has a number of other uses as well, which you can learn more about on the page for Promethazine Details I hope this helps!
Updated 2 days ago in Promethazine.
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does benadryl help dry fluid from behind eardrum
Hello, I was diagnosed with Pneumonia 4 weeks ago, tried Zpack it didn't work then I tried Ampicillin it cleared up the Pneumonia but left me with fluid behind the ear drum the pharmacist suggested Benadryl, I do have another bottle of amoxicillin. I'm not in pain, no infection per ENT my hearing is just badly impaired. Thank You, for you thoughts. ## Hello, Brittany! How are you? It is a decongestant, so it can have a drying effect and might help. Side effects to it may include dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. However, you should only take it, if your doctor says that it is safe for you to do. More antibiotics won't help, since they only treat bacterial infections and will do nothing to dry up the remaining fluid. Plus, taking them inappropriately could result in your d...
Updated 3 days ago in Benadryl.
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kera gro ingredients
i was wondering what was all in this. im allergic to alot of the hair growth stuff so i cnt ever take any of it so i was just wondering what was all in and if i was gunna be able to take it or not. ## Mmm... Why do you say that you are allergic? Because you break out? People usually break out with that Kind of product because they start taking doses that are too high. The same thing happened to me. Breaking out is like your body saying "ahhh, too much!". So what I have done is take much less than the indicated dose. Don't buy giant loaded pills. Buy the ones that you have to take 2 or three a day and start taking it every other day. Over the months you can increase your intake and slowly build yourself up to the recommended dose. Ive been doing it for a long time and haven...
Updated 3 days ago.
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