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Pseudophedrin - Treating the Common Cold

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  • Pseudophedrin
    Many allergy and cold medications contain the decongestant pseudoephedrine. This page on the eMedTV Web site explores the effects of this drug and describes various pseudoephedrine products. Pseudophedrin is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Pseudophedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is a drug used to treat nasal congestion due to allergies or the common cold. This eMedTV segment covers other pseudoephedrine uses and explains how this medicine works. Pseudophedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Psuedoephedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant medicine available over the counter. This eMedTV article covers what this drug is used for and explains what you should be aware of before using the product. Pseudophedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Psuedofedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is an over-the-counter drug used for treating nasal congestion. This eMedTV page lists other pseudoephedrine uses and explains what you should be aware of before using the drug. Psuedofedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Psuedophedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is a non-prescription decongestant used to treat sinus and nasal congestion. This eMedTV article further describes this drug and explains what side effects may occur. Psuedophedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Recreational Use of Dextromethorphan
    Although dextromethorphan is typically safe when used as directed, abusing it could cause serious problems. This eMedTV article takes a look at reported cases of dextromethorphan use for recreational purposes and the dangerous complications that occurred.
  • Remedies for Chronic Sinus Infection
    Nasal irrigation is one of the things you can do to relieve symptoms of chronic sinusitis. This page from the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at home remedies for chronic sinus infections and provides a link to more information.
  • Seftin
    This eMedTV page explains that Ceftin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat various bacterial infections. This page also discusses what to tell your doctor before starting treatment and lists possible side effects. Seftin is a common misspelling of Ceftin.
  • Severe Sore Throat
    Call a healthcare provider if you have a severe sore throat or blood in the saliva. This eMedTV Web article lists other symptoms that may require medical attention and describes some home remedies that may help relieve pain and fever.
  • Side Effects of Gemifloxacin
    A rash, diarrhea, and headaches are some of the common side effects of gemifloxacin. This eMedTV Web article further explores possible reactions to this drug, including statistics on how often they occur and which ones require medical attention.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis
    People with chronic sinusitis often have symptoms such as facial pain, postnasal drip, and facial pressure. This eMedTV selection discusses other classic signs of this condition and describes how long the symptoms typically last.
  • Sinupret
    Sinupret is an herbal supplement that is claimed to support healthy sinus, respiratory, and immune function. This eMedTV resource covers specific uses of the product, explores how this supplement may work, and offers important safety information.
  • Sinupret and Breastfeeding
    No research has been done to see if Sinupret is safe for breastfeeding women or their infants. This eMedTV segment offers more information about breastfeeding and Sinupret, and discusses the general safety of using herbal supplements while nursing.
  • Sinupret and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not known if it is safe for pregnant women to take Sinupret. This eMedTV article provides more information about pregnancy and Sinupret, and explains why it is unlikely that significant problems would occur with this product.
  • Sinupret Benefits
    Sinupret is claimed to be beneficial for supporting sinus, respiratory, and immune function. This eMedTV Web page further explores these claimed benefits of Sinupret, explains how the supplement works, and discusses the use of this product in children.
  • Sinupret Dosage
    The recommended dosage of Sinupret for adults is one tablet three times daily for 7 to 14 days. This eMedTV article also explains how dosing works for the children's formulation and offers general warnings and precautions for this medication.
  • Sinupret Drug Interactions
    Blood pressure medications and immunosuppresants may cause drug interactions with Sinupret. This eMedTV segment lists specific products from these drug classes and describes the potential problems that may occur with these drug interactions.
  • Sinupret for Kids
    Sinupret is an herbal supplement used to support healthy sinus and respiratory function. As this eMedTV resource explains, Sinupret for Kids (which comes in syrup form) is the children's formulation that is currently available in the United States.
  • Sinupret Overdose
    It is not clear exactly what to expect from an overdose of Sinupret. As this eMedTV page explains, overdose symptoms may include nausea and vomiting (which are common with most drug overdoses). This article also covers available treatment options.
  • Sinupret Plus
    Sinupret Plus is a supplement claimed to be useful for supporting healthy respiratory and sinus function. This eMedTV segment covers specific Sinupret uses, lists the active ingredients in this product, and describes how the supplement works.
  • Sinupret Side Effects
    According to the maker of Sinupret, side effects are rare and include stomach upset and skin irritation. This eMedTV segment also lists possible side effects that are based on the reported problems seen with the individual herbs found in Sinupret.
  • Sinupret Supplement Information
    This eMedTV article discusses the supplement Sinupret. Information included in this Web resource includes why people take it, active ingredients, and more. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Sinuprit
    Sinupret is claimed to support healthy sinus and respiratory function. This eMedTV page explains what Sinupret is used for specifically, describes how it works, and offers general warnings for the product. Sinuprit is a common misspelling of Sinupret.
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Medicines
    Decongestants, NSAIDs, oral steroids, and antibiotics are medications that can be used to treat sinusitis. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of the drugs that are used for sinus infections and explains what to do if your symptoms are not improving.
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Symptoms
    If you have sinusitis, symptoms can range from nasal blockage to tooth pain to facial pain. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the pain will partly depend on which sinuses are affected. Additional signs of sinus infections are also discussed.
  • Sinusitis
    Sinusitis (swelling of the paranasal sinuses) often causes facial pain, nasal blockage, and thick mucus. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, with detailed information on its causes, possible symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Causes
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, acute sinus infections usually occur because of a virus -- the exact cause of chronic sinusitis is still unknown. This article takes an in-depth look at the causes of these conditions, including a list of risk factors.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Home Remedies
    Some popular home remedies for sinusitis (sinus infection) include nasal irrigation and inhaling steam. This eMedTV resource describes other at-home treatment options that can help relieve symptoms of sinusitis.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Information
    This page from the eMedTV site features some basic information on sinusitis (sinus infection). Topics covered in this article include common symptoms and possible treatment options. A link to more details is also included.
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection) Treatment
    Some of the treatment options for acute sinusitis (sinus infection) include nasal irrigation and medication. This eMedTV Web article talks about the different types of sinusitis and how they are treated, including home remedies that may provide relief.
  • Sinusitis Risk Factors
    The common cold, allergies, and a weakened immune system are some of the risk factors for acute sinusitis. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at the things that increase your chance of developing both acute and chronic sinus infections.
  • Sinusitis Types
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the primary types of sinusitis (such as acute, chronic, and recurrent) are based on how long your symptoms have occurred. This page lists the different types of sinus infections, listing subcategories within each group.
  • Sinusitus
    Healthcare experts estimate that 37 million Americans are affected by sinusitis every year. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of this condition, with a link to more information. Sinusitus is a common misspelling of sinusitis.
  • Sinusitus Treatment
    Sinusitis is often treated with decongestants, antibiotics, pain relievers, and, in extreme cases, surgery. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of how this condition is treated. Sinusitus treatment is a common misspelling of sinusitis treatment.
  • Skip the C
    People have been popping vitamin C for decades with the firm belief that it could prevent or cure the common cold. Overall, though, research has not been promising. Every once in a while, a new study will come out that suggests that vitamin C supplementation works (or does not work) for cold treatment or prevention, but the bulk of research taken as a whole suggests no or minimal benefit. Although many vitamin C lozenges taste great, they probably aren't great for your teeth (all are acidic, and some contain sugar as well). A better bet: eating a healthy diet with plenty of natural vitamin C.
  • Soar Throat
    Viral and bacterial infections are the two most common causes of a sore throat. This eMedTV Web segment offers a brief look at these throat conditions, including information on treatment options. Soar throat is a common misspelling of sore throat.
  • Soothe a Sore Throat
    If you have a sore throat, you can try using throat lozenges or pain relievers. This selection from the eMedTV Web library outlines other ways to soothe a sore throat, such as sipping warm drinks, using a vaporizer, and getting plenty of rest.
  • Sore Throat
    Sore throats can make the throat scratchy and dry -- they are also a common health complaint. This page from the eMedTV Web site further discusses these throat infections, including possible symptoms, prevention tips, and treatment options.
  • Sore Throat -- When to Go to the Doctor?
    You should seek medical attention if you develop a severe sore throat or difficulty swallowing. This eMedTV Web article lists other symptoms that are potentially serious and explains when you should go to a doctor for a sore throat.
  • Sore Throat and Fever
    Viral or bacterial infections are likely to cause a sore throat and fever. However, as this eMedTV page explains, viruses will cause different symptoms than bacteria. This page lists the differences between the symptoms of a viral and bacterial infection.
  • Sore Throat Causes
    There are infectious (viral and bacterial) and noninfectious causes of a sore throat. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the causes of these throat infections, including a list of common viruses and bacteria that cause throat problems.
  • Sore Throat Diagnosis
    When diagnosing a sore throat, a doctor will typically do a medical history and physical exam. This eMedTV resource further describes how to determine if someone's sore throat is due to a viral infection, bacterial infection, or other cause.
  • Sore Throat Information
    Most sore throats are a result of either a virus or bacteria. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides important information on a sore throat, including what causes them, possible symptoms, and common treatment options.
  • Sore Throat Prevention
    This eMedTV page explains that proper handwashing and avoiding touching your face after direct contact with someone who is sick are some of the ways to prevent getting a sore throat. This article outlines other tips for sore throat prevention.
  • Sore Throat Relief
    Oral rinses, throat lozenges, and decongestants are some of the ways to help relieve a sore throat. This eMedTV Web segment also discusses other recommended sore throat remedies and explains how long it takes for a sore throat to improve.
  • Sore Throat Remedies
    Tylenol, decongestants, and oral rinses are some of the possible remedies for a sore throat. This eMedTV page describes other possible ways of treating a throat infection when antibiotics are unnecessary. This page also discusses some natural remedies.
  • Sore Throat Remidies
    Over-the-counter drugs (such as Tylenol) and antibiotics are some remedies for a sore throat. This eMedTV page offers other treatment options for viral or bacterial throat infections. Sore throat remidies is a common misspelling of sore throat remedies.
  • Sore Throat Symptoms
    Infectious and noninfectious causes of a throat infection may have other symptoms than just a sore throat. This eMedTV segment describes how to determine whether your sore throat is a symptom of a bacterial infection, a viral infection, or other causes.
  • Sore Throat Treatment
    Decongestants, plenty of rest, and throat lozenges are some of the ways to treat a sore throat. This eMedTV Web resource briefly describes other ways for treating a throat infection caused by a virus. This page also offers a link to more information.
  • Sudafed P E
    This eMedTV segment explains that Sudafed PE is a non-prescription medication used to treat sinus and nasal congestion. This page also covers general dosing guidelines and possible side effects. Sudafed P E is a common misspelling of Sudafed PE.
  • Sudafed PE
    Sudafed PE is an over-the-counter drug approved to treat nasal and sinus congestion. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides a more in-depth look at this drug, including information on its uses, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Sudafed PE Adult Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the recommended adult Sudafed PE dosage for the immediate-release tablets is one tablet every four hours. This resource takes a further look at Sudafed PE dosing guidelines and offers tips on taking this medicine.
  • Sudafed PE and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to use Sudafed PE if you are expecting. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at pregnancy and Sudafed PE, explaining the possible risks associated with using this medicine while pregnant.
  • Sudafed PE Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that the recommended dosage of Sudafed PE for adults and children 12 and older is one tablet every four hours. This page contains other important dosing information, including suggestions on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Sudafed PE Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic information on Sudafed PE, a drug that is mainly used to treat nasal and sinus pressure. Topics covered in this article include the reason behind this product's development and safety issues to keep in mind.
  • Sudafed PE Drug Interactions
    Tricyclic antidepressants and MAOIs may potentially cause drug interactions with Sudafed PE. This segment of the eMedTV archives lists other drugs that can cause interactions and describes the potential effects of these drug interactions.
  • Sudafed PE Nasal Decongestant
    Sudafed PE is a non-prescription sinus and nasal decongestant. Sudafed PE, as this eMedTV Web resource explains, works to relieve congestion caused by allergies or the common cold. This page also describes possible side effects of the medicine.
  • Sudafed PE Side Effects
    Common side effects of Sudafed PE include dizziness, insomnia, and headaches. Besides common side effects, this eMedTV page also lists potentially serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor, such as chest pain or anxiety.
  • Sudafed PE Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Sudafed PE is used for treating nasal and sinus congestion and pressure. This article discusses these uses in more detail, and also describes the drug's use in children and possible off-label uses of the medication.
  • Sudafed PE Warnings and Precautions
    You should avoid taking Sudafed PE if you have taken an MAOI within the past 14 days. This eMedTV Web page explains who else should not take the drug and lists other important warnings and precautions with Sudafed PE to be aware of.
  • Sudafedrin
    Pseudoephedrine is a drug commonly used for relieving sinus and nasal congestion. This eMedTV resource describes pseudoephedrine in more detail and offers general warnings for this product. Sudafedrin is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Sudafedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is used to treat nasal or sinus congestion due to allergies or the common cold. This eMedTV page article explains how pseudoephedrine works and describes the effects of this drug. Sudafedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Sudaphedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant approved to treat nasal and sinus congestion. This eMedTV Web page explains what you should discuss with your doctor before taking pseudoephedrine products. Sudaphedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Sudoephedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is an over-the-counter drug used for treating nasal and sinus congestion. This eMedTV page describes pseudoephedrine in more detail and lists potential side effects of the drug. Sudoephedrine is a common misspelling of pseudoephedrine.
  • Symtpoms of a Sore Throat
    A fever, cough, and runny nose are symptoms that commonly occur with a sore throat. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms that may develop in addition to throat infections. Symtpoms of a sore throat is a common misspelling of symptoms of a sore throat.
  • Tavist
    Tavist is a non-prescription drug often used for the treatment of allergy and common cold symptoms. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Tavist and Breastfeeding
    Tavist is known to pass through breast milk. This article found on the eMedTV site provides more information about breastfeeding while taking Tavist, and describes some of the theoretical problems that may occur if you use this drug while nursing.
  • Tavist and Pregnancy
    Antihistamines like Tavist are often used "off-label" for treating severe morning sickness. This eMedTV page offers more information on pregnancy and Tavist, and describes the problems that may occur if the drug is used in late pregnancy.
  • Tavist Dosage
    The recommended dosage of Tavist for treating common cold or allergy symptoms is one tablet every 12 hours. This eMedTV segment contains more detailed dosing information on this drug, including tips on when and how to take it.
  • Tavist Drug Interactions
    Pramlintide, anticholinergic drugs, and MAOIs may cause drug interactions with Tavist. As this eMedTV article explains, these drug interactions can cause undesirable side effects or reduce the effectiveness of the medications in your system.
  • Tavist Medication Information
    Are you looking for information on Tavist? This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this antihistamine medication, with details on the symptoms it can treat, how many times a day it is taken, and more.
  • Tavist Overdose
    Taking an overdose of Tavist may cause symptoms such as constipation, drowsiness, and flushing. This eMedTV resource lists other possible overdose symptoms and explains what steps may be taken to treat an overdose of this medication.
  • Tavist Side Effects
    Common side effects that may occur with Tavist include dizziness, chest mucus, and coordination problems. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible side effects of Tavist, including potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Tavist Uses
    Tavist is approved for the treatment of common cold and allergy symptoms. This article on the eMedTV site describes how this antihistamine medication works, lists possible off-label uses of Tavist, and explains whether this drug is approved for children.
  • Tavist Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Tavist if you are breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web page offers more warnings and precautions for Tavist, including information on what side effects or complications may occur with this drug.
  • The Pneumonia Vaccine Adverse Reactions
    Fever, pain at the injection site, and other adverse reactions may occur with the pneumonia vaccine. This eMedTV selection offers more details on potential side effects seen with this product and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • The Pneumonia Vaccine Risks
    There are risks with the pneumonia vaccine to be aware of, ranging from common ones to serious problems. This eMedTV Web page tells you what you need to know about the side effects reported with this vaccination, with a link to more in-depth information.
  • Transmission of the Common Cold
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, transmission of the common cold occurs in one of two ways. One way transmission of the common cold may occur involves touching a surface containing cold germs and then touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.
  • Treating the Common Cold
    This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the options used to treat the common cold, such as medications and bed rest. This article also explains things to avoid when experiencing symptoms and important safety concerns when treating children.
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