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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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i i am 21 years old but i very slim thin i want to fat so please tell me name of the medicine
i i am 21 years old but i very slim thin i want to fat so please tell me name of the medicine.please tell me. ## Hello, Periactin (cyproheptadine) is a prescription medicine that is sometimes given to people who need to gain weight. Cyproheptadine, the main ingredient in Periactin, is actually an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. I'm not sure if it's available where you live, so I recommend asking your local pharmacy! In order to gain weight in a healthy manner or without medication, I would suggest portioning out your meals every 2-3 hours (right around 6 meals per day). These meals should include natural nutrient dense foods with little to no empty calories, so you can get the most o...
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bad cold help me now please
I NEED HELP I'm 16 years old I've had this "bad cold" or so my pediatrition says it is for 5 days now I've tried cough drops I've tried these higher dose cough drops that are suppose to numb your mouth I've tried Wal-Phed Nothing is helping at all My symptoms are Coughing, Choking on coughing/ gagging, runny nose, dizziness, the feeling like I'm dying I feel like my insides are bleeding I'm not able to fall a sleep I need to know if this could be something more than just a "bad cough" that my pediatrition said And what medications could help!! Please someone respond back! ## Hello, Cadence! How are you feeling? Have your symptoms improved, yet? If your pediatrician said that it was just a bad cold, then it isn't likely that there's any...
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bioflu side effect
I have allergic rhinitis and headache I took bioflu ...then my clogged nose are gone but the next day i have severe headache and dizziness and I feel I want to blow. .then I took alaxan and took a nap and my headache is gone ## Hello, Katya! How are you feeling? All medications carry the risk of possibly causing side effects, even BioFlu, especially with the Phenylephrine in it, it is known to cause nausea, dizziness, headache and insomnia. But there is also a chance that your sinus issue caused the headache, since that can also cause them. But both BioFlu and Alaxan contain Paracetamol, so please be careful doubling up as taking too much of it could be dangerous. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Are there any other questions or concerns?
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Actifed Cold And Allergy
I always found Actifed to be the only cold medecine that worked for me. Now I cant find it at any of my local drug stores even behind the counter. Is it still available? Even the pharmacist I talked to thought it was on the shelf and then realized they quit carrying it. ## Yes, it keeps my sinus issues under control while I sleep. Not finding it anywhere is very troubling. I am wondering if it is available under a different product name. ## September 2011: The best (for me) medicine to control post nasal discharge and allergic reactions has disappeared. Some store still carry Actifed Plus (with added analgesic) but I don't need that. The pharmacists have no info...and there is no other product on the market that I can find that has the same active ingredient (other well-known brands...
Updated 1 day ago in Actifed Cold and Allergy.
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apetito cyproheptadine tablets
is it true that by taking this drug you will be able to gain weight, it can enlarge breast and it develops hips and after how long when you start taking the Apetito ## I really want to gain weight, i bought appetine pills, do they really help me gain weight? ## yes its true it took me to months i have a beautiful body but it has one side effect you get a pot belly ## drink banana shake three times a day u can gain weight upto 8kg in 15 days .....and for making healthy banana shake add 3 bananas in half cup of milk.. ## where can i find super apetito in ireland, would like to gain some weight ## I want to take apetito tablets to gain weight are they not cancerous? and after how long will i see the difference and when to stop? thanx.. ## were can i buy apetito tablets in jhb ## im in aust...
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can i take iophen when xarelto for afib
I take Xarelto for AFIB ...I have a cold with a bad cough. Can I take iophen-C-NR for my cough? ## Hello, Don! How are you? Iophen-C NR contains Codeine and Guaifenesin, so no, you shouldn't take it without your doctor's approval. The Guaifenesin can sometimes affect your heart rhythm and may be dangerous for those with a pre-existing heart condition. This medication also carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? There are some products available that are made for those with hypertension or cardiac issues, such as Coricidin HBP, so you may want to ask your doctor about taking it for your cold symptoms.
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is Disophrol by prescription only?
If it is Rx only, I can only wonder, why didn't Shering/Plough (I think that's the manufacturer) ...why didnt they just be upfront about the whole thing and Make An Announcement: "Original Drixoral is now Prescription by MD ONLY". There could have been a grace period, where the absolute disappearance of the product from store shelves took place as we experienced several years ago. (I can't help myself, I check again every allergy season, to see if Drixoral has one again become available.) Well, we all know about woulda-coulda-shoulda. Now I see Shering/Plough has essentilly brought back the Original Drixoral, in the new-named Disophrol, and by "original" I mean "prescription"... Or is it? The strange thing about the whole fiasco is the original Sudafe...
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propan with iron multivitamins
is profan vit. is effective? ## Really, the effectiveness depends on what you are using it for. If you are using it as a vitamin supplement, then yes. However, many of these products are claimed to help treat a lot of conditions and this has really never been proven. Propan with Iron contains 25mgs Buclizine, 80mgs Iron, 10mgs Nicotinamide, 10mgs B1, 5mcgs B12, 1mg B2 and 5mgs of B6. It is listed in the Indian drug databases as helping to improve the appetite. Side effects may include: nausea and drowsiness. Do you have any other questions? ## Good day, im Christian,i would like to ask if what "1 cap bid" means is? ## does taking propan and myra 400e at the same time bad? ## 1 cap bid means 1 capsule twice a day ## Is it safe to take Propan vitamins even when you're breastfe...
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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...
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Indumir Difenhidramina
like to know what this medication is for ## Diphenydramine is an antihistamine, which is used to treat several different conditions, such as allergies, allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting and as a sleep aid. It may cause side effects, such as: dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and blurred vision. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ## i dont fell well,had flu like symphons for 2 days now its settled in my chest,will this work
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