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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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Using Dexona And Practin From 5 Years side effects
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Using Dexona And Practin 4mg From 5 Years side effects continous . i used to be lean . one of my friend suggested it . i am using this from 5 years till date daily . one of my friend used it for 2 months and stopped and he has a some skin problems. as i am using it for 5 years. if i stop for one day i am facing some problems. what would be the side effects for me if i stop using this at this point. also what what are the tests i need to take. laziness,headache some times,hypertesion (i feel very much tensed for small issues) and there is small theriod on leg . any one please help me what are the side effects i would face if i stop at this point. ## Have you discussed it with a doctor? PRactin contains the active ingredient Cyproheptadine, it is an antihistamine and, while it does cause ...
Updated 4 minutes ago in Cyproheptadine.
 
Itching Withdrawal from Cetirizine or Zyrtec
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I want to know how many are suffering from withdrawal from this drug that causes itching all over the body. At peoplespharmacy.com there is an article about this very problem yet Zyrtec doesn't list the information on their web site. This is my third attempt to get off of this med and I'm going crazy from the itching. ## If you take any medication for a long period of time, you will experience some withdrawal effects. This is just as true of allergy medications, as it is of any other. One of the most common withdrawal effects are rebound effects, so for an allergy medication, this can include itching. Have you spoken to your doctor about it? ## I keep getting itching after this. Not had it before, but it's the first time I've taken the medicine for more than a month (aro...
Updated 1 hour ago in Cetirizine Hydrochloride Allergy.
 
Avil Side Effects....allergy
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Is it safe to take avil every day? does it have any side effect. i am suffering from skin allergy since childhood. now i am 21 yrs old . some potions of my skin swells up and itches. usually it happens on hands and legs. it happens generally during night. ## It is generally not normal for an allergy to only occur at night. Have you seen a doctor for this and had any tests performed? Most actual allergies will occur all the time, at any time of day, due to your bodies histamine response to something you are allergic to. In many cases, when it occurs only on the hands, feet and/or legs, at night, it is due to a problem with circulation, so it is very important to consult a doctor to rule this out or get treatment if that is what's causing it. And all medications carry the risk of side...
Updated 9 hours ago.
 
Visine LR Discontinued?
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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 14 hours ago in Visine L.R..
 
Claritin D purchase limitations
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Was told I can't purchase any more this month. I have only bought it 1 time this year, on May 7th. Now over 2 weeks later they say no more this month. Where else is it available? ## Hello, Gost! How are you? I'm sorry, but if you've reached your purchase limit, then no store will be able to sell it to you. Purchases of these products are logged in a database, which is why you have to sign for them and show ID. You will have to wait until the month is up, before you can purchase a new supply. Claritin D contains Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine, the latter of which is commonly abused and often adulterated to manufactured illicit substances. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia and nervousness. Is t...
Updated 15 hours ago in Claritin.
 
sonaderm nm to face
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I've seen many people using sonaderm nm for face to improve complexion & it works very quickly.....is it safe to use it to face. ## @Madhu, According to the manufacturer, Sonaderm NM can be used to treat bacterial and/or fungal derived skin infections (including, but not limited to): Infected atopic dermatitis infected excoriation bacterial superinfection of chronic superficial mycoses otitis externa infected steroid-responsive dermatoses eczema psoriasis They go on to note that it is used by applying a thin layer of cream to the affected skin area(s) two times daily along with gentle rubbing. If you happen to have a skin condition similar to what is mentioned above, I personally don't see any reason why you wouldn't be able to use it on your face, unless instructed othe...
Updated 16 hours ago.
 
Xyzal No Longer Working
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Did Xyzal change their formula recently. I've been taking Xyzal for years for chronic urticaria. However, as of the last refill (June, 2014), it stopped working. Has anyone had this issue? My doctor wants me to try the generic to see if that works. Is there anything else that works as well as Xyzal? ## Hello, Tommy! How are you? No, but what has most likely happened is that you've developed a tolerance to it, after having been on it for so many years. You'll likely need to take a break from it and try a different medication for awhile. What others have you tried for your uticaria? ## Hi, thanks so much for the reply. The docs have me combining it with Allegra. I'm not sure it's working that well yet. I have to wait until the Prednisone treatment is complete. Other th...
Updated 1 day ago in Xyzal.
 
Coughing stuffy nose
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I find after I take Bromfed DM I start coughing more. When I don't take any after 6pm I sleep fine with no coughing. I have not been taking the 5mg 4 times a day.
Updated 1 day ago in Bromfed.
 
nasonex damage
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I was prescribed Nasonex for two months last autumn and am now reaping the benefits. I have constant nose bleeds and am now allergic the various things including paint. I am due to have cauterisation for damaged blood vessel which was caused by this drug.
Updated 1 day ago in Nasonex.
 
i i am 21 years old but i very slim thin i want to fat so please tell me name of the medicine
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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.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...
Updated 2 days ago in Periactin.
 

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