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My ear is block since 24h after taken a plane!Can i take tylenol for cold,cough,flu since i already taken reactine 24h yesterday at 10 pm or what i do?

My ear is block since 24h after taken a plane!Can i take tylenol for cold,cough,flu since i already taken reactine 24h yesterday at 10 pm or what i do?

Yes, you can: unless contraindicated, also try saline nasal washes and salt water gargles, you most probably have Eustachian tube(s) dysfunction, the tubes connecting the middle ears to the throat,. if no improvement see you doctor, good luck ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


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I'm on sprintec birth control pills, what cold/ flu medication can I take that won't effect my birth control? What pain killers (Advil, tylenol)?

I'm on sprintec birth control pills, what cold/ flu medication can I take that won't effect my birth control? What pain killers (Advil, tylenol)?

Ok to take: There are no drug interactions with common combination cold and sinus over the counter medications, such as Advil (ibuprofen) Cold and Sinus which contains Ibuprofen. You can also take Acetominophen. ...Read more

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My fever has come and gone for almost 12 hours. How long does fever last with the flu. I can only take Tylenol! 4k mgs in 24 hrs, right?

My fever has come and gone for almost 12 hours. How long does fever last with the flu. I can only take Tylenol! 4k mgs in 24 hrs, right?

Flu...: with the flu, the fever can last for a few days. The maximum dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 3 grams (or 3000mg) in 24 hours. Be careful not to exceed this dose as it can lead to liver damage. If your symptoms worsen, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Runny nose, headache, hurts when I swallow, body aches? No fever!! What's wrong with me? Taking Claritin, (loratadine)Flonase,Tylenol, I had a flu shot this yr...

Runny nose, headache, hurts when I swallow, body aches? No fever!! What's wrong with me? Taking Claritin, (loratadine)Flonase,Tylenol, I had a flu shot this yr...

Viral infection: You are likely having a viral infection which may not be the flu. Do realize that flu vaccine is not 100% protective especially if you received it more than 3-4 months ago. A lot of people are getting influenza B infection this year vs influenza A. Other viral infection (cold virus) may cause the same symptoms as flu. None of the drugs you mentioned helps viral infection. Rx flu drug may help ...Read more

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Are there any medications for the flu/ cold that contain no acetaminophen?

Are there any medications for the flu/ cold that contain no acetaminophen?

Ibuprofen & aspirin: For adults, Ibuprofen in its many brand names can be very helpful in managing fever and muscle aches. Aspirin is not used for children due to its association with reyes syndrome, a serious and possibly vatal disorder. Remember lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more