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Doctor insights on: What Is Halls Defense Vitamin C Drops Consiter A Cough Drop

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Can cough syrup and vitamin C D drop cause napy rashes to my 4 month old baby?

Can cough syrup and vitamin C D drop cause napy rashes to my 4 month old baby?

Vit C Could: I think you are saying "diaper rashes" And yes the vitamin C could definitely cause a diaper rash due to its acidity. I would discontinue its use. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin C helpful for treating a cold?

It is not. It has: not been shown to have an effect. zinc does. I would get zinc lozenges or swabs. ...Read more

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Which is safer for a 4 yo boy (g6pd defficiency) wz hard cough, to give him butalin syrup+ rhinathiol or beclazone 250 and ventolin inhalers ?

Which is safer for a 4 yo boy (g6pd defficiency) wz hard cough, to give him butalin syrup+ rhinathiol or beclazone 250 and ventolin inhalers 

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Cough: It would be preferable to give ventolin for acute relief of symptoms & to continue beclazone as a controller medication. If there are any signs of respiratory distress (difficulty speaking, fast breathing, retractions etc.) or lack of response to therapy, please talk to your doctor immediately or take your child to the nearest emergency room for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Vitamin D Level 16 and Pyridoxal Phosphate B6 Level is 58. Standard for B6 is 2.1-21.7 so it is more than double. Could this be the cause of my polyneuropathy and severe pain? I don't take supplements aside from 50000IU Vitamin D

Vitamin D Level 16 and Pyridoxal Phosphate B6 Level is 58. Standard for B6 is 2.1-21.7 so it is more than double. Could this be the cause of my polyneuropathy and severe pain? I don't take supplements aside from 50000IU Vitamin D

PossibleContributing: factor; suggest study these: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4199287, https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB6-HealthProfessional, http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-B6, http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/vitamin-b6-pyridoxine, yet there is far more information on deficiency than toxicity plus individual differences always a big factor. Do own experiments. ...Read more

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My son is allergic to rocephin ibprofen and penicillin we gave himequate vaporizing rub children multi symptomns Mucinex (guaifenesin) ludens cough drops is thisOK?

My son is allergic to rocephin ibprofen and penicillin we gave himequate vaporizing rub children multi symptomns Mucinex (guaifenesin)  ludens cough drops is thisOK?

Likely a non issue : The OTC medications you have mentioned do not contain any of the compounds you have listed as allergenic to your son. That being said, they may contain medications that he is allergic to that you don't know about yet, so careful observation is warranted. ...Read more

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I've got a headache, sore throat, runny nose&cough and breastfeeding is there any over-the-counter medicine that is safe to take & which aren't.?

I've got a headache, sore throat, runny nose&cough and breastfeeding is there any over-the-counter medicine that is safe to take & which aren't.?

Breast feeding cold: For the headache, tylenol (acetaminophen) is perfectly safe to take. For the runny nose you can safely use either brompheniramine (an antihistamine) or an over-the-counter nasal spray like afrin or neosynephrine. The only caution with the nose sprays is not to use them for more than 3 days. ...Read more

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What is the recommended dosage for salbutamol neb and cetirizine fo 26wks pregnand that has a productive cough?

What is the recommended dosage for salbutamol neb and cetirizine fo 26wks pregnand that has a productive cough?

?: Productive cough, 26 weeks pregnant, you are asking about salbutamol nebs and cetirizine, salbutamol is category C and cetirizine is category B with pregnancy, those categories are degrees of safety given for a drug during pregnancy, given that, you need to see your doctor, or any doctor to prescribe the right medicine safe for yourself and your unborn child, goodluck ...Read more

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Is it ok for children to have vitamin C chewable tablets? Each tablet has 500mg of vitamin c. My kids are 14, 11 and 9 (might of sent this 2x, sorry)

Is it ok for children to have vitamin C chewable tablets? Each tablet has 500mg of vitamin c.  My kids are 14, 11 and 9 (might of sent this 2x, sorry)

Better if buffered: Vitamin c is beneficial for children & adults 500 mg they are like candy that's good for you! however, there is the potential for chewable vit c tablets to erode dental enamel due to their acidity. This risk is greatly reduced if you choose a buffered c tablet with sodium or calcium ascorbate instead of ascorbic acid. If what you have is not buffered, brush teeth after using & choose buffered next! ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat a lot of cough drops per day?

Is it bad to eat a lot of cough drops per day?

Depends: Please refer to the ingredients in the cough drop and follow the warnings. ...Read more

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Sticky substance in my 8yr daughters eyes dialy morning, as per dr.Administered with azelast, tobrex, (tobramycin) now e-flo no use sofar ?Y it comes and what it is?

Sticky substance in my 8yr daughters eyes dialy morning, as per dr.Administered with azelast, tobrex, (tobramycin) now e-flo no use sofar ?Y it comes and what it is?

Depends on time: It could be a viral conjunctivitis not responding to that treatment. If its been there longer than a few days it could have many other causes. Does she have any other conditions such as allergies, juvenile idiopathic arthritis or other chronic disease? It could be a bacterial infection resistant to the treatment used. If it doesn't clear up on its own, the condition should be investigated. ...Read more

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M57, could fasting glucose of 120 be reason for prolong cold/flu and formation of bacterial cheek sinus?Will sugar med boost my immune in this case.?

M57, could fasting glucose of 120 be reason for prolong cold/flu and formation of bacterial cheek sinus?Will sugar med boost my immune in this case.?

Prediabetes: Fasting blood sugar in your range is called impaired fasting blood glucosethe biological significance is higher risk of diabetes in future hence should be treated with lifestyle and maybe metformin it does not lead to incresed infections if your a1c or posters dial sugars are normal. ...Read more

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Vitamin C (Definition)

Vitamin C is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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Cecon (Definition)

Cecon is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more