Cough and cold

vitohuxo's version from 2016-02-22 02:13


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zinclittle efficacy data but may help duration if taken every 2 hours while awake starting within 24 hours of symptom onset.
vitamin Cno efficacy really but rated as possibly effective
echinaceapossibly effective. no proven efficacy
mucinexguaifenesin. expectorant. helps decrease plegm visocity and help move phlegm up and out.
DM is abused at high dosesacts as an MNDA receptor blocker in highd oses leading to euphoric or haullocuing props
drowsiness dextropmethorphan or guafenasin?dextro
Bromfed DMbropheniramine/pseudoephedrine/dextro
Tussicaps, tussionex, vituzchlorpheniramine/hydrocodone. C2
FDA warns not use cough and cold products those under2
do not use cough and cold under age _________ american academy of peds6
cough and cold pdorcuts many say dont use under age4
no promethazine under age2
no promethazine with codeine under age6
children cough and cold usehumidifier, nasal bulbs, saline drops/sprays, ibuprofen or apap (as long as 2 years old otherwise let pediatrician recc)
acetaminophen dose160mg/5 ml. 10-15 mg/kg/dose every 4-6 hours PRN max 5 doses in 24 hours
ibuprofen dose50mg/1.25ml drops or 100mg/5ml . 5-10 mg/kg/dose every 6-8 hours prn.
vicks vaporub dont usein children under 2