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My upper respiratory symptoms are runny nose 24 hour, mild cough, shortness of breath, nasal congestion, stuffy nose. So kindly tell me the best medicine?

See below. You have a cold. I recommend an over the counter decongestant either phenylephrine nose drops or spray or pseudephedrine tablets (the ones locked up behind the counter). Use them for only 3-4 days to avoid rebound phenomenon. You could also take tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief and throat lozenges if sore throat. Take Robitussin-DM for cough. Keep yourself well hydrated and you should get better soon. Read more...

I have a cold / flu stuffed nose coughing mucus and fever headache. Can I take robitusin eith Tylenol cold at same time?

Better not. and which ones? Either Robitussin or tylenol cold have several preparations with different ingredients, stick to only one and read the labels carefully for dosing and timing. Rest, fluids, saline nasal washes would help, and tylenol would help fever, if not better or symptoms are getting worse in a day or two, see your doctor, wish you well . Read more...

I'm 6 months pregnant stuffed nose with congestion and cough what meds could I take for cold flew congestion?

Many choices. First, check with your doctor so he or she will be informed as to what is happening with you. Generally, Robitussin dm, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and cough and even sudafed are considerd safe in pregnancy. Use them as directed. In general avoid motrin, aspirin, and nyquil. Read more...
Nasal steroids. Hormonal changes in pregnancy can cause nasal stuffiness even in those who are not allergic. The most common treatment is an inhaled nasal steroid spray such as fluticasone. Although most brands are pregnancy category "c" (officially not recommended), obstetricians frequently allow them because the dose absorbed by the mother is very small when taken nasally. Ask your doctor. Read more...

Can I take clindahexal to treat sinus related infection - symptoms: mucous, nasal congestion, post nasal drip, persistent cough?

If recommended by MD. Clindamycin (clindahexal) is an antibiotic that can be use in treating sinus infections. Your symptoms and the absence of pain suggest that this may be an allergy rather than an infection and antibiotics may not be be necessary. Allergy treatment and neti pot may work. Clindamycin can have some very serious bowel side effects and should not be taken lightly. Read more...

My 11 month old son has a severe cold, stuffy nose and congestion from last 5days. He is not able to drink milk r eat properly. What to do? Pl Suggest

Upper respiratory. tract infection. Call his pediatrician for some mediction and probably an exam. Read more...
Normal Saline drops. Place 2 drops of saline in each nostril. After 1 minute, use a soft rubber suction bulb (short, fat ones are best) to remove the mucous. Squeeze the bulb first. Gently put the rubber tip into one nostril, and slowly release the bulb. You can also use a saline nasal spry. Some older kids won't let you suction, but the saline will still help loosen secretions. http://www.healthychildren.org. Read more...