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Dimetapp: Dimetapp contains and antihistamine (bromphenyramine) and a decongestant (pseudoepherine, phenylephrine or phenylpropanoolamine). The dm version has both ingredients of dimetapp with added cough suppressant (dextromethorphan). Both medications are not recommended to children aged below 6 years old. ...Read more
Dimetapp is a brand name of a cold medicine that contains brompheniramine and pseudoephedrine. Brompheniramine is an antihistamine that prevents sneezing, itchy watery eyes and nose; and other symptoms of allergies and hay fever. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant, which reduces the blood flow to certain areas and allows nasal ...Read more
I have a 6 month old and his dr told me he could take 1/4 t spoon od dimetapp dm is this true he is coughing so hard he is pukeing
What is the difference between dimetapp dm and brotapp dm for children age 4? Are there any harmful side effects with brotapp dm in this age group?
Very cautiously;: There're some possible side effects especially with long-term use. ...Read more
Why you need insulin: Dm1 results because body can't make insulin, possibly due to a viral infections destroying the insulin-producing cells of pancreas, thus Insulin must be given. Little genetic compoment. Dm2 has a high genetic component and is related to Insulin resistance. Fat make body more resistant and the pancreas "tires out" trying to compensate. Diet, exercise, meds, later Insulin usually treat. ...Read more
Thirst and urination: Most commonly increased thirst and increased urination as the elevated sugar cause fluid loss from the kidneys. Others are weight changes, wounds that heal slowly, and visual changes that come and go prompting an eye exam. Fatigue or weakness are another sign. Get it checked out! ...Read more
My 39y/o husband has not been diagnosis with dm or any other condition. He decided to check his bs this morning and it came out 163 fasting.Is this normal?
Blood sugar levels: No, not normal. The normal blood glucose level for non-diabetics, should be between 70 and 100 (mg/dl). Blood sugar levels for those without diabetes and who are not fasting should be below 125 mg/dl. Either way he is too high. One blood sugar reading is not enough to diagnose diabetes, but you should follow up with his primary care doctor. ...Read more
Thought to be...: The causes of DM2 are unclear, but thought to be a mixture of genetics,excess weight,and perhaps certain foods and additives. What is known is that the body becomes resistant to insulin (the hormone that allows cells to absorb glucose) and the pancreas (the producer of insulin) may become "fatigued." Keep your weight within normal limits, exercise, and avoid high carbohydrate foods to reduce risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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