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What is the best medicine for cough and colds and colds?

What is the best medicine for cough and colds and colds?

Rest: Rest, plenty of fluids, tea with honey...And time. You can try over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) or iburofen if you have no medical problems (use as directed on the box) othewise, discuss even these medicines with your doctor. ...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


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What is the best medicine for cough and running nose?

What is the best medicine for cough and running nose?

If no other: Symptoms suggestive of a more significant illness, an otc antihistamine such as fexofenadine and a decongestant such as phenylephrine or Pseudoephedrine usually does the trick. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal medicine for cough?

What is the best herbal medicine for cough?

Pelargonium sidoides: By far my favorite herbal medicine for bronchitis is pelargonium sidoides, a type of geranium from south africa proven more effective than antibiotics for bronchitis in numerous research studies. See http://naturalmedicinejournal.Net/pdf/nmj_dec09_bp.Pdf for details. If this was a prescription drug it would be widely known and prescribed by doctors, but since it is a herb most docs don't know it. ...Read more

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Best medicine for cough?

Best medicine for cough?

Honey in tea: Honestly, most studies have shown limited benefit from store-bought cough remedies. In fact, when compared to lemon and honey in tea....Guess which was best, and safest. Yep, our moms and grandmothers were right! ...Read more

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Which is best medicine for cough.?

Which is best medicine for cough.?

Identify trigger: Cough is a symptom of an underlying problem. Chronic cough (>6 weeks) can come from asthma, post nasal drip from allergies, sinus infection or even stomach acid reflux. Cough can occur with a cold, whooping cough, or even a foreign body in the nose, lung, esophagus. Rather than suppress the cough with medication, see an allergist or lung specialist to identify the cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any preventive medicine for cough / cold / running nose ?

Is there any preventive medicine for cough / cold / running nose ?

General: Eat and sleep well. Stay away from anyone with a cold. Wash hands often. Don't put your fingers to your nose or eyes. ...Read more

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Proper medicine for cough for kids?

Proper medicine for cough for kids?

Not useful: Cough meds can cause serious danger with overdose as well as its known that they may raise blood pressure in children. Ask your doctor to find out the cause of cough, if it's viral uri, it should resolve in few days. There are many different reasons of cough in children. ...Read more

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I'm on methadone and I have a severe cough and flu but I'm scare to take anything, can I take any over the counter medicine for cough and flu?

I'm on methadone and I have a severe cough and flu but I'm scare to take anything, can I take any over the counter medicine for cough and flu?

Mgt: I would suggest a chest radiograph and ruling out pneumonia. You can be tested for viral and bacterial causes of your illness. If you have nasal congestion, rinses your nasal passages will help to reduce post nasal drip. ...Read more

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Safe medicine for cough and sore throat during pregnancy?

Safe medicine for cough and sore throat during pregnancy?

U shoudl ask your OB: As your OB has specific meds to recommend, buti tell my pts, plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) and throat lozenges are fine, and extra vit c 1000 mg a day and sometimes u may need antibiotics if it is not a common cold. ...Read more

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Dextromethorphan Cough Syrup (Definition)

Dextromethorphan cough syrup is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more