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Common Cold Prevention - Contraindication to Dextromethorphan HBR

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  • Common Cold Prevention
    Frequent handwashing and avoiding people with colds can help keep you from getting a cold. This eMedTV article discusses prevention strategies for the common cold, such as keeping your hands away from your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Common Cold Research
    Common cold research is being conducted to learn more about the viruses that cause colds. This section of the eMedTV library discusses some of the ongoing common cold research, such as studies examining the impact aspirin may have on colds.
  • Common Cold Treatment
    Resting in bed, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking cold medications can all help relieve cold symptoms. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at common cold treatment methods and includes information about treating children with colds.
  • Common Cold Vaccine
    There is no common cold vaccine -- and it is unlikely one will ever be found. This eMedTV article explains why developing a common cold vaccine is such a challenge.
  • Common Colds
    As this eMedTV article explains, colds are among the most common illnesses around. This Web page describes how many people in the United States develop a cold each year and how the disease is typically transmitted, with a link to more information.
  • Complications of Sinusitis
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, a sinus infection that has spread beyond the sinuses may cause symptoms such as eye pain, severe headache, and seizures. This article lists other sinusitis complications that can occur in adults and children.
  • Contraindication to Dextromethorphan HBR
    As this eMedTV article explains, you should avoid taking dextromethorphan HBr if you have certain allergies or have taken an MAOI within the past 14 days. This page covers the contraindications for dextromethorphan HBr and links to more information.
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