The Common Cold: Advice for the Patient
We all get a cold from time to time, and we wonder how to get rid of it. The bad news: there is no cure . . . yet ... the flu or a common cold a little bit easier. Whether or not you take medicine for your symptoms, a cold will probably last about a ...
A big dose of trouble for teens
Adolescents who have taken too many over-the-counter pain relievers such as Tylenol ... over-the-counter medicines, we take very seriously the abuse of our medicines and remain committed to effectively addressing this dangerous problem," said the trade ...
Sick & Maybe Contagious: What do you do?
Do you give them some Tylenol and send them to school ... them the option to call me from the nurse if they really are feeling bad. What do you do if you feel like you’re getting sick but you can’t miss work or you have an important appointment?
Tips for handling a cold
"If it's fever, take Tylenol. If it's body aches, take Motrin. If it's congestion, use a saline spray. ... If it's a cough, we recommend Delsym." Get plenty of rest. The most powerful medicine you can take for a cold is sleep, Gausman said. "I think most ...
House Calls / Dr. Michael Schwartz
Acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol ... Most common side effects include headache and high blood pressure. Dextromethorphan (e.g., Delsym) is a cough suppressant. The most common side effects include fatigue, dizziness and rash. Manufacturers have become creative ...