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Treatment for the Common Cold - Zyvox Warnings and Precautions

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  • Treatment for the Common Cold
    Symptoms of the common cold can be treated with plenty of fluids and bed rest, among other things. This eMedTV resource presents a brief discussion on this topic, with information on the limitations and what you need to know when treating children.
  • Tussianex
    Used to treat cold and allergy symptoms, Tussionex can help relieve several upper respiratory symptoms. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of this drug, including what to tell your doctor. Tussianex is a common misspelling of Tussionex.
  • Tussionex
    Tussionex is a 12-hour prescription medicine used to treat symptoms caused by allergies or the common cold. This eMedTV Web selection provides an overview of this product, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Tussionex and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that you may need to avoid using Tussionex (hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex) while breastfeeding. This page further discusses this topic, including details on whether Tussionex passes through breast milk.
  • Tussionex and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains why the full risks of taking Tussionex (hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex) during pregnancy are unknown. This article also takes an in-depth look at some of the problems this drug may cause during pregnancy.
  • Tussionex Cough Syrup
    As this eMedTV page explains, Tussionex is a type of cough syrup used to treat several upper respiratory symptoms caused by allergies or the common cold. This resource describes tips on using this drug and why it is important to take an accurate dosage.
  • Tussionex Dosage
    The standard adult dosage of Tussionex is 5 mL taken every 12 hours. This eMedTV page further explores dosing guidelines for this medication, including amounts recommended for children and the elderly, as well as helpful tips on taking this medication.
  • Tussionex Drug Interactions
    Sleep medicines, antidepressants, and alcohol are just a few of the products that can react with Tussionex. This eMedTV Web article describes other negative Tussionex drug interactions, as well as the possible complications these reactions can cause.
  • Tussionex Medication Information
    Tussionex is a prescription drug used to treat symptoms caused by allergies or the common cold. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at what your doctor needs to know before taking this medication and provides a link to more information on Tussionex.
  • Tussionex Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that seizures, hallucinations, and other problems can occur if a person takes too much Tussionex (hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex). This page takes a closer look other overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Tussionex Pankinetic
    Tussionex Pennkinetic is a prescribed medicine used for treating certain allergy and cold symptoms. This eMedTV Web page covers dosing guidelines and possible side effects. Tussionex Pankinetic is a common misspelling of Tussionex Pennkinetic.
  • Tussionex Pen Kinetic
    Tussionex Pennkinetic is prescribed to treat various cold and allergy symptoms. This eMedTV page describes several benefits of this drug and explains what your doctor needs to know. Tussionex Pen Kinetic is a common misspelling of Tussionex Pennkinetic.
  • Tussionex Penkinetic Suspension
    Tussionex Pennkinetic is a prescription cold and allergy medication. This eMedTV article explores this drug, including how it works and possible side effects. Tussionex Penkinetic suspension is a common misspelling of Tussionex Pennkinetic suspension.
  • Tussionex Pennekinetic
    If you have allergies or a cold, your doctor may prescribe Tussionex Pennkinetic. This eMedTV resource offers a brief description of the drug, including dosing tips and side effects. Tussionex Pennekinetic is a common misspelling of Tussionex Pennkinetic.
  • Tussionex Pennikinetic
    Available by prescription, Tussionex Pennkinetic is a medication used to treat cold and allergy symptoms. This eMedTV segment discusses dosing information and possible side effects. Tussionex Pennikinetic is a common misspelling of Tussionex Pennkinetic.
  • Tussionex Penninetic
    Available by prescription only, Tussionex Pennkinetic is used to relieve certain allergy and cold symptoms. This eMedTV page explains how this drug is taken and possible side effects. Tussionex Penninetic is a common misspelling of Tussionex Pennkinetic.
  • Tussionex Pennkinetic
    As this eMedTV article explains, Tussionex Pennkinetic is a long-lasting medicine used to treat allergy and cold symptoms. This page offers important details on this product, including how it provides 12-hour relief and a list of possible side effects.
  • Tussionex Side Effects
    Although generally well tolerated, Tussionex can cause side effects, such as dizziness, nausea, and fatigue. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth list of potential side effects that may occur with this prescription medicine, including serious problems.
  • Tussionex Suspension
    If you have certain allergy or cold symptoms, you may benefit from Tussionex suspension. This eMedTV Web selection explains what this medication is used to treat, covers some general dosing guidelines, and describes potential side effects.
  • Tussionex Uses
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Tussionex is used to treat coughing, sneezing, a runny nose, and other symptoms caused by allergies or the common cold. This article offers more details on how this drug works and whether it is safe for children.
  • Tussionex Warnings and Precautions
    Tussionex can cause severe constipation and increased pressure in the skull. This eMedTV page describes several other important precautions and warnings to be aware of before taking Tussionex, including when it may not be safe to take this medication.
  • Types of Pneumonia
    There are many types of pneumonia, such as viral, bacterial, community-acquired, and hospital-acquired. This eMedTV segment compares the different forms of pneumonia based on the germs that cause them and where the infection occurred.
  • Wash, Wash, Wash!
    Handwashing is easy, free (or almost free), and a very effective way to prevent the spread of cold and flu viruses. Don't wait until someone in your house is sick, as it may already be too late. Make proper handwashing a year-round healthy habit.
  • What Is Benzonatate Used For?
    Benzonatate is licensed for use as a cough suppressant. This page from the eMedTV archives takes a closer look at what benzonatate is used for and how it works. This page also explores "off-label" uses and explains whether children can take this drug.
  • What Is Benzonatate?
    Benzonatate is a type of prescription cough suppressant. This eMedTV article takes a look at what benzonatate is used for, who can take it, and why it may not be the best choice for certain people. A link to more information is also provided.
  • What Is Ceftin?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Ceftin is used to treat various bacterial infections, such as strep throat and sinus infections. This article offers a brief overview of what Ceftin is, including information on how it works and possible side effects.
  • What Is Chlorpheniramine Used For?
    Approved uses for chlorpheniramine include the treatment of allergies, hives, and the common cold. This eMedTV article explains how the medication works for these various conditions, lists possible off-label uses, and discusses its use in children.
  • What Is Dextromethorphan Used For?
    Dextromethorphan is a medicine found in many cough, cold, and flu medications. This eMedTV segment further describes the uses of dextromethorphan, including possible off-label (unapproved) uses. This page also explains how this medication works.
  • What Is Dextromethorphan?
    You can find dextromethorphan in many cough and cold medications. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses what dextromethorphan is, how it works, and how it affects the body. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • What Is Diphenhydramine Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, diphenhydramine is used for treating various conditions, including allergies and insomnia. This article covers the drug's uses in more detail, explains how the drug works, and discusses its use in children.
  • What Is Diphenhydramine?
    Many people wonder what diphenhydramine is. As this page from the eMedTV site explains, it is an antihistamine drug approved for treating various conditions, including allergies and insomnia. It is available both over the counter and by prescription.
  • What Is Gemifloxacin Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, gemifloxacin is used for treating certain types of pneumonia and bronchitis. This resource discusses how this prescription antibiotic works and also describes possible off-label (unapproved) uses of the drug.
  • What Is Guaifenesin?
    Guaifenesin is an expectorant used to help treat chest congestion. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides a brief overview of guaifenesin, with information on what you should consider before taking it, how it works, and possible side effects.
  • What Is Pseudoephedrine Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, pseudoephedrine is used for relieving nasal and sinus congestion. This article discusses the drug's uses in more detail (including possible off-label uses) and describes how this particular type of decongestant works.
  • What Is Pseudoephedrine?
    This eMedTV segment describes what pseudoephedrine is. As this article explains, pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that is used to relieve nasal congestion due to allergies or the common cold; it also treats sinus congestion and pressure.
  • What to Do for a Sore Throat?
    Over-the-counter medications such as Tylenol or Advil can help treat a sore throat. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses other things you can do for a sore throat, such as using humidifiers, throat lozenges, and warm drinks.
  • When to Call the Doctor for a Cold or Flu
    It's hard to know when to call the doctor for a cold or flu. This eMedTV Web page describes symptoms to watch for that indicate when to call the doctor for a cold or flu, and discusses behaviors in children that signal the need to see a physician.
  • When to Seek Advice on Sore Throat?
    Seek medical attention if you have a sore throat that lasts longer than one week. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at when to seek advice on a sore throat, including a list of symptoms that may indicate a potentially serious problem.
  • Who Should Get a Pneumonia Shot?
    Prevnar 13 can be used in children and older adults, and Pneumovax is typically used in adults over age 65. This eMedTV resource explains who should get a pneumonia shot, including more information on what the pneumonia vaccine is used for.
  • Xyvox
    Zyvox is prescribed for serious bacterial infections. This part of the eMedTV Web site gives a brief description of this antibiotic and includes a link to more information. Xyvox is a common misspelling of Zyvox.
  • Zinc and the Common Cold
    Some people believe that there is a link between zinc and the common cold -- namely, that taking zinc lozenges can prevent colds. This eMedTV Web page discusses the data on zinc and the common cold, and looks at side effects of long-term zinc use.
  • Zivox
    If you have a serious bacterial infection, your doctor may recommend Zyvox. This eMedTV page explains the conditions this antibiotic can treat (and can't treat), and links to more detailed information on it. Zivox is a common misspelling of Zyvox.
  • Zyvax
    As this eMedTV page explains, Zyvox is used for certain types of skin and soft tissue infections, as well as certain types of pneumonia. This article takes a quick look at this drug and links to more information. Zyvax is a common misspelling of Zyvox.
  • Zyvex
    Doctors prescribe Zyvox to treat serious bacterial infections, such as certain types of pneumonia. This eMedTV article gives a brief introduction to this antibiotic and provides a link to more information. Zyvex is a common misspelling of Zyvox.
  • Zyvox
    Zyvox is an antibiotic used to treat pneumonia and other serious infections. This part of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on how it works, what to expect when taking it, safety warnings, and more.
  • Zyvox and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, the manufacturer of Zyvox (linezolid) recommends using caution if you are breastfeeding during treatment. This page takes a closer look at this topic, listing some of the side effects to watch for in a nursing infant.
  • Zyvox and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, the full risks of taking Zyvox (linezolid) during pregnancy are unknown. This article tells you what you need to know about using this medication during pregnancy, with details on how the FDA classifies the drug.
  • Zyvox Dosage
    Zyvox is usually taken twice a day. However, as this eMedTV article explains, the exact amount you are prescribed will depend on your age and how serious your infection is. This Web page covers dosing with Zyvox, with helpful tips on taking it safely.
  • Zyvox Drug Interactions
    Antidepressants, triptans, cough medicine, and many other drugs can interact with Zyvox. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed list of medications that can react with the antibiotic, including information on the problems that can occur.
  • Zyvox Medication Information
    Available by prescription only, Zyvox is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of serious infections. This eMedTV article offers some basic information on Zyvox, including how the medication is taken, possible side effects, and more.
  • Zyvox Overdose
    Little is known about what to expect in the case of an overdose with Zyvox (linezolid). However, as this eMedTV page explains, it is likely that any of the drug's side effects could occur. This article also describes the treatment options for an overdose.
  • Zyvox Side Effects
    In adults, commonly reported Zyvox side effects include diarrhea, headache, and nausea. This eMedTV selection looks at other possible reactions to the antibiotic, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Zyvox Uses
    A number of infections can be treated with Zyvox, including community-acquired pneumonia. This eMedTV article describes the uses of Zyvox, with details on how it works, who can take it, and why certain infections will not respond to it.
  • Zyvox Warnings and Precautions
    Taking Zyvox for longer than recommended increases your risk of optic neuropathy and other problems. This eMedTV article covers the warnings and precautions for Zyvox, explaining what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
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