Allergies, Cough & Cold

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Allergies, Cough & Cold Overview

The common cold, also known simply as a cold, is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that primarily affects the respiratory mucosa of the nose, throat, sinuses, and larynx.[6][8] Signs and symptoms may appear less than two days after exposure to the virus.[6] These may include coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, headache, and fever.[3][4] People usually recover in seven to ten days,&...

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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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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...

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Lee's save the baby. Where can I find it?

The is in a clear bottle with a red screw on cap. The liquid is yellow in color It has oil in it that separates and goes to the top when bottle sits. To use run the bottle under warm water and shake to mix. Applythe warm liquid tothe child's chest and under nose to relieve symptoms of croupe. Instead of placing a drop under the nose you can also place it on a pillowcase or sheet. ## It was made by the Lee's company and yes, it is patent protected. The reason it is no longer available is that it contained Camphor, yes, even in the liquid that was taken internally and the FDA has recognized this as being unsafe. Camphor is now only approved to be used topically. As to the other ingredients, I am sorry, I have been unable to discover that. Does anyone else know anything about this?...

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name of a med sized pale orange pill 106 on one side sz on other

about the size of an asprin. pale orange in color number 106 on one side and sz on other side ## there is a chance that the writings on the [pale orange pill,about the size of an asprin]could be 901 instead of 601 and zs instead of sz.that is as close as i can come too an explanation.thank you in advance. ## The marking is SZ 106, this tablet is manufactured by Sandoz Inc, and they list it as containing 10mgs of Cetirizine in a chewable formulation. It is a generic, or store brand of Zyrtec that is used to treat allergies. NDC: 00781-5284 Inactive ingredients may include: Acesulfame Potassium Benzyl Alcohol Betadex Colloidal Silicon Dioxide Alpha-tocopherol, Dl- Ferric Oxide Red Ferric Oxide Yellow Lactose Monohydrate Magnesium Stearate Maltodextrin Cellulose, Microcrystalline Propylene...

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Bonaplex Syrup

I am 29 and i have been taken this drug Bonaplex syrup for some time now, I want to know if it really helps in gaining weight and it side effects. Thanks and if you could be of a help to a quick weight gain drug for me. ## Bonaplex Syrup contains vitamins and Cyproheptadine, which is an antihistamine and it really shouldn't be used for this, unless you are severely underweight and a doctor has told you to take it. Learn more Cyproheptadine details here. It can increase appetite and cause weight gain, as side effects, as well as causing drowsiness, dry mouth and dizziness. Have you gained any weight? ## my baby is 8 month and I want to know if she can use this bonaplex syrup ## Its very effective in weight gain, I gave it to my underweight toddler n she has started gaining weight. Tn...

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little white oval pill with L412 imprinted on one side

little white oval pill with L412 on one side ## I found a little white oval pill with L412 imprinted on one side. What is it? ## This tablet has been asked about several times, but so far, no identification has been found. Most such tablets with the L followed by 3 additional numbers are over the counter products, which are why they can be hard to find, since such imprints aren't require to be listed with the U.S. FDA. Does anyone know what this is? Your posting if you do would be greatly appreciated! Thanks! ## its not a 4 its a 6. Its L 612 it is a allergy medication ## Correct. Thank you. ## It is a Loratadine or Claritin 10mg ## the little white oval pill with L412 is loratadine ## Can you help me identify a small white oval pill with L612. stamped on one side

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Drixoral and Effidac Discontinued

I started taking Effidac a long time ago which worked great for 24 hours. Then it was pulled off the shelves. I switched to Drixoral, which only lasts for 12 hours but did the trick. I guess it's the next one to go off the shelves. I'm not sure what else to do except suffer along with the rest. Any suggestions on other OTC medications that might help? ## I remember effidac as well. it worked wonderful within two days I was rid of any cold I had suddenly it was off the shelf I was very disappointed they don't want things to work for you, they want to make money off of you ## Effidac was GREAT! I was just telling my daughter about it. The active ingredient in it was pseudoephedrine which people figured out how to extract to make meth. Try Mucinex. Make sure you get the one beh...

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red oval gel pill with 512

The pill I found is 2 in a pack and they are pretty big pills. They are gel, red, oval looking and say 512 on one side... You can tell it's some type of allergy or sinus medication that you can buy over the counter. ## Hi Angie, I located an oval orange colored gel (liquid-filled) pill marked with "512", that reportedly contains a combination of Acetaminophen (325mg) + Dextromethorphan (10mg) + Phenylephrine hydrochloride (5 mg), used for treating upper respiratory conditions such as colds, coughing and/or allergy symptoms. For verification, the pill itself is said to be manufactured by McKesson Drug Company and carries a National Drug Code of 70677-0011. I hope this helps! ## Mine is red with the same 512 but not sure if it is that same one. ## It is generic dayquil. It is ...

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Ambroxol / Ambrolex Drops Dosage

What is the right dosage for a 7 month old baby weighing 7-8 kgs? ## My baby is 8 months old. He is suffering from a cough and cold. I was giving him wicoryl AF drops and coscoril drops. He was OK. But as of today he is suffering from chest congestion. What to do? ## My baby is 1 year & 1 month old already and she has a cough right now. What dosage of Ambroxol would I give her? Please reply ASAP. Thanks. ## my baby is 1 month and 11 days old.,is he prescribed to take ambroxol ambrolex syrup? and what is the proper dosage for my baby? ## Hello Wenz, I went to the manufacturers website and this is the information they have for their doses. Recommended daily dosage for children: 1.2-1.6 mg/kg body weight 6-11 years: Tablet: ½ tablet 3 times daily. Pediatric Syrup: 5 mL 3 times dai...

a peach pill with zc02 on it

A small peach pill ZC02 and a cross on same side ## I am pretty sure the pill is intended to be white - Based on the pill which you are describing with imprint ZC02 amidst a cross [+] (double score) is Promethazine 25 mg manufactured by Zydus Pharmaceuticals. You can view an image from the manufacturer. This medication is primarily used as an antihistamine and anti-nausea drug. Please see the following page for more details: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## Im prescribed 25mg promethazine and just last night i sat 2 of them on the dreeser, woke up dis morning and they were pink. Im lost now becaues they are fully white in my bottle. Idk what to do now ## I am also prescribed promethazine and I had a couple of the white 25 mg tablets...

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