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 ...
12 FAQs: Cold and Flu Medications
Some medications can even turn into dangerous compounds when they degrade, so it is best not to take them after they've expired. Q: What over-the-counter medications can I take for a cold? A: Finding the cold medicine that will work best for you depends on ...
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?
Cold And Flu Advice
For example, DayQuil has acetaminophen to treat sore throat ... But lets say you can`t sleep or you have an interview, you could take a cough suppressant like dextromethorphan then. I like Delsym because it lasts 12 hours, or you can get a prescription ...
How to conquer the common cold
Mucinex DM or Delsym) can help if a cough is keeping you up at night. Remember, coughing isn’t necessarily a bad thing – it is the body’s way of preventing the mucus from settling and becoming infected. Antipyretics (such as Advil or Tylenol ...