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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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NO SLEEP
My husband has been taking Cheratussin AC 10-100MG/5ML. He has not slept since he started taking it. (over 46 hours). He has bronchitis and is coughing a lot. Should he not take this. He is 73 and no sleep concerns me. ## I'm not sure what might be causing his insomnia, it could be due to the coughing itself, that can make it very hard to sleep. The medication shouldn't cause it, since one of the ingredients is Codeine, which usually causes drowsiness. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is he taking anything else? Has he gotten any sleep, yet?
Updated 5 minutes ago in Cheratussin AC.
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how to treat dry cough in an als patient
Dry cough with no secretion at all. Stops when eating or sleeping or even lying on my bed. ## Hello, Mike! How are you? Given the complications of ALS and not knowing what other medications that patient may be taking, it would be best to refer to their doctor for the proper treatment. It might even be the side effect of something else. Do they take any blood pressure or cardiac medications?
Updated 32 minutes ago.
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T Minic Oral Drop
For my nine months girl child,wt 8.5kgs, doctor prescribed tminic oral drop in last 2months back,presently my baby suffering from cold,with runy nose ,should i apply T-minic oral drop, 10drops, 2times for 5days ?pls suggest. ## Where we need to appli T-mimic drops. Is it to nose or mouth. My baby is suffering from severe cold and cough. doctor prescribed that but forgot to ask on where to apply. Please suggest where to apply t-mimic drops for a 5 month year old babay ## Hello, The dosing information will vary depending on your baby's weight and since I am not a medical doctor, I can't safely provide you with the correct dosing information for your baby. Did your pharmacy not provide you with dosing information when you picked up the prescription? Unfortunately this was all the d...
Updated 6 hours ago in Phenylephrine.
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Tablet Has P5 Imprint
This unidentified table is a white tablet (flat) with P5 imprinted on it ## Hereby, I met a pill with a oblong shape and imprinted on both side with word "P5/P5", and it is for allergy, do anyone have any idea about this drug?
Updated 16 hours ago.
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Phenavent D 40-120 Tab Ethex
Wanting to find out what Phenavent D 40-120 Tab Ethex is for and the side effects. Thank You.
Updated 22 hours ago in PhenaVent D.
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what company makes xyzal
does this company paid or give samples to patients who can't pay,this patient of ours would have to pay $67 a month ## Hello, Bubbles! How are you? Yes, there is an assistance program for Xyzal from Sanofi-Aventis, you can call them for more information on the program at 800-221-4025. This medication may cause side effects, such as dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 23 hours ago in Xyzal.
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round white pill weird pe symbol on it
What is this small round white pill scored on one side .Other side has what looks to be a P inside a circle with an e outside of it ? ## Hi Tom, Just wondering out of curiosity where you found this pill at, because I'm not locating any matches to it online given the details provided? I know on some over-the-counter medications the PE reportedly stands for Phenylephrine, so that may be something to take into consideration upon further investigation. Some labs will also do an analysis on the contents of the tablet for a moderate fee, if all else fails. I hope this helps!
Updated 1 day ago in Phenylephrine.
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sulfa allergy / sulfa food allergy / sulfa allergy contained in foods
I know I am allergic to sulfa used as an antibiotic prescription but I have read there is a possibility I could be allergic to hair products with sulfa and foods with sulfa? ## Hello, Toni! How are you? Generally, no! They are usually different and most people are not allergic to all. A sulfa drug is not the same as sulfur in foods, hygiene products and etc. I'm allergic to Bactrim, which is a sulfa antibiotic, but haven't had a reaction to anything else, including other related drugs. Just be careful and proceed with caution. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 day ago in Bactrim.
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round white pill 10 on one side 30 the other
Found a pill not for sure what it is need help identifying thanks! ## Hello, Tiggy! How are you? This tablet contains 10mgs of Cetirizine, the active ingredient in Zyrtec, it is available over the counter. Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 days ago in Cetirizine.
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my 1and4 mos baby had a cough for almost 1 months she have not yet taken any medication need help
My baby is 1 yr 4 months old. She is always having a cough.. Last april this year she was diagnose having a pneumonia.. But it was cured already..but now she is having again a cough for almost 1 months...what should i do now...what medicine should i gave her?
Updated 3 days ago.
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