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Please tell me, could you over dose on alka-seltzer plus & cepacol?

Yes: To learn possible effects call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

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How many cepacol maximum numbing throat lozenges must you take?

How many cepacol maximum numbing throat lozenges must you take?

Depends: It depends on your symptoms. Generally, you can take one every 4 hours as needed for pain. If they don't help. Stop taking them and try warm salt water gargles. ...Read more

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I have bronchits. Just finished antibiotics and cortisone tablets. I'm still coughing but its a dry cough, voice seems to be going a little bit. I have some Cepacol Discs. Is there anything else I can take to help alleviate the cough?

I have bronchits. Just finished antibiotics and cortisone tablets. I'm still coughing but its a dry cough, voice seems to be going a little bit. I have some Cepacol Discs. Is there anything else I can take to help alleviate the cough?

Cause for cough?: We need to find the cause for your cough in order to make any suggestions. There are many causes for coughing and the duration of the cough also provides clues to the cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose or take too many cepacol throat lozenges?

Is it possible to overdose or take too many cepacol throat lozenges?

Cepacol side effects: Yes it is possible and it is also possible to have allergic reactions and side effects on regular doses. You should not exceed the recommended doses on the bottle and stop if you have side effects. ...Read more

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How many cepacol numbing throat lozenges must you take before overdosing?

A lot: Cepacol is basically menthol, a mild numbing agent. You would have to ingest a large number to cause trouble. ...Read more

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Really sore throat. Cepacol did nothing. What can I do?

Really sore throat. Cepacol did nothing. What can I do?

Sor throat: Hello, a sore throat is likely caused by a virus. Orc meds like Acetaminophen can be used for pain. If your pain persists beyond 5-7 days, then follow up with your family doctor. ...Read more

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I am allergic 2 butacaine in cepacol tablets. My throat has red spots and has been itching ever sins have started using it. Any selftreatment?

I am allergic 2 butacaine in cepacol tablets. My throat has red spots and has been itching ever sins have started using it. Any selftreatment?

Avoidance:: Warm water gargles, dark brown honey and over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you are allergic. If your throat swells - go directly to er.
Check with your physician re: allery to "caine" derivatives. ...Read more

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Is it possible to od (overdose) on sore throat lozenges / cepacols?

Is it possible to od (overdose) on sore throat lozenges / cepacols?

Tough: Would be tough to do if you are adult with normal body weight and normally healthy think you would get tired sucking on 'em 1st. ...Read more

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Can I take cepacol for cough & sore throat while pregnant?

Can I take cepacol for cough & sore throat while pregnant?

Let me advise you: Although generally it is best not to take any medications during pregnancy, there is no evidence that the following medications are harmful, and they may be used sparingly. Please follow dosage written on the bakage.
Cepacol lozenges.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks pregnant & have a dry non productive cough, sore throat & sore chest can I take musinex dm & cepacol at the same time?

I am 35 weeks pregnant & have a dry non productive cough, sore throat & sore chest can I take musinex dm & cepacol at the same time?

Check with your doc: Pregnancy is always a tough issue. We do not want to put the child into danger. Mucinex (guaifenesin) and cepacol will probably not help much anyway. Hall's are over the counter and probably ok. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more