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How to get rid of myalgias with OTC meds?

How to get rid of myalgias with OTC meds?

Exercise before med: Need to know why you have myalgia. You may not need any meds. Myalgias can be due to something. Find what this soemthign is. Some suggestions: statin medications. Are you on a cholesterol lowering drug? Myalgias are common in fibromyalgia. If you have that you need to concerntrate on such things as exercise, stress reduction and improved sleep. These may not need meds either. ...Read more

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How to get rid of jock itch using OTC meds?

How to get rid of jock itch using OTC meds?

Jock itch: Would recommend an anti fungal cream or ointment. ...Read more

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I have complex migrains. I have tried all types on OTC meds to get rid of myigrains. What is a quick way to get rid of them.

I have complex migrains. I have tried all types on OTC meds to  get rid of myigrains. What is a quick way to get rid of them.

Suggest Neuro Eval: I would recommend a neurological evaluation as you mention you have complex migraines, and this should not be managed by otc medications. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gum swelling with OTC meds?

How to get rid of gum swelling with OTC meds?

Floss & H2O2: Floss and then rinse with hydrogen peroxide 2-3 times a day.Spit out the peroxide. ...Read more

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I have had this migraine for the past four days. I've taken OTC meds and generic imitrex (sumatriptan). How can I get rid of this migraine?

I have had this migraine for the past four days. I've taken OTC meds and generic imitrex (sumatriptan). How can I get rid of this migraine?

Migraine: Migraine headaches are severe unilateral throbbing, associated with nausea, light and noise sensitivity. Improves with resting and is worsened by "triggers." identifying the triggers may be very difficult. Sleep disorder, stress, hormonal changes, weather changes, certain medications (like in the case of rebound headaches) and diet may be some. Check with your doctor for change in therapy. ...Read more

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I've had a headache for 12 days straight and can't get rid of it OTC meds..don't do anything. It's at the crown of my head all day and gets worse..

I've had a headache for 12 days straight and can't get rid of it OTC meds..don't do anything. It's at the crown of my head all day and gets worse..

Prolonged headache: this is not normal to have a headache for 12 days. You need to see a physician or go to urgent care. I am assuming you are not having any neurologic signs or symptoms with this headache. At least you should have your blood pressure checked. If you elevated good news to be treated. This could be a prolonged migraine headache. And good history and physical examination is in order. I highly recommen ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my stuffy nose with OTC meds?

How do I get rid of my stuffy nose with OTC meds?

Stuffy nose wth otc: You can use saline drops and blow your nose , use steam and can take decongestants like sudafed and if it is due to allergy, you can take claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec which are all over the counter. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pink eye using OTC meds?

How do I get rid of pink eye using OTC meds?

You cant: If it's viral (most are), nothing will alter its course. If its bacterial, antibiotic can shorten course by a few days. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a runny nose using OTC meds?

How to get rid of a runny nose using OTC meds?

Antihistamine/decong: Nondrowsy behind the counter Claritin (loratadine) d (decongestant pseudoephedrine) 12 or 24 tab can be used in the morning. The sedating counterpart antihistamine known as zyrtec (cetirizine) d can be use at night. Both are behind the pharmacy counter to be signed out with drivers licence and signature and only a 1 month supply. (pseudoephedrine is the base of crystal meth). ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pink eye using home remedies or OTC meds?

How do I get rid of pink eye using home remedies or OTC meds?

Viral infection: Classic pink eye results from adenovirus or rhinovirus, and is self-limited. Should clear without treatment in 3 to 7 days. Antibiotic drops only help if bacterial component, usually accompanied by yellow mucus discharge. Itching and redness of viral conjunctivitis can be relieved with otc antihistamine-vasoconstrictor drops like naphcon a. If symptoms last longer than 5 days see eye doctor. ...Read more