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Is Coldrex Any Good For Cold
Coldrex: Coldrex a brand of multi-symptom cold and flu product. Contain paracetamol , an analgesic and antipyretic (it reduces body temperature when you have a fever). Phenylephrine hydrdochloride is a decongestant which unblocks your nose and sinuses.Caffeine is present as a mild stimulant and terpin hydrate isas an expectorant. Ascorbic acid (vitamin c) an added supplement. It treats symptoms only.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OTC: Since most colds are viral, your best bet is to figure out which of the symptoms of the cold bother you most and go for the best otc medicine that can help you out with that. If not sure, stop by and ask the pharmacist they can usually give pretty good direction. Along with that, patients should get plenty of hydration and dont over exert themselves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i need to recover from a cold i just got. Does anyone know some good remedies or a cold?
Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
Simple tips: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
Common Cold Rx: There is still no known cure for the common cold and most treatment involves the treatment of symptoms. There is some evidence to show that zinc may actually shorten the time to recovery from the common cold. There are zinc lozenges available , one brand is called COLDEEZE. The generic brand is fine. Dissolve in the mouth as directed on the package. Not very expensive and worth a try. ...Read more
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