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Generic Name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN/ACETAMINOPHEN/ANTIHISTAMINE -
ORAL Maximum Strength Flu Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat
symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing
illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Dextromethorphan is a cough
suppressant that affects a certain part of the brain, reducing the urge to
cough. Acetaminophen (APAP) is a non-aspirin pain reliever and fever reducer.
Antihistamines help relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose,
This medication is not usually used for ongoing coughs
from smoking, asthma, or other long-term breathing problems (such as
emphysema), or for coughs with a lot of mucus, unless directed by your
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or
effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product
to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unl...
What are some of the common symptoms of ADHD in adults?
Most information is written on children with ADHD, however, it is now known that ADHD doesn't disappear. Some of characteristics of ADHD in adults are:
Lose things easily
Jumping from one task to another without completing tasks
Difficulty following conversations
Difficulty in self motivation
Difficulty following timed schedule
Constant movement, fidgety
Becomes restless quickly
Desire for intense, highly active or risky activities
Interrupts others while speaking
Blurt out answers before hearing the end of the question
Can be easily angered
Low tolerance for frustration
How is ADHD treated in adults?
ADHD is treated similar in adults as it is with children. The most effective treatment found is to be a combination of medication and behavior modification . Behavior modification can be implemented with the help of...
My last blog discussed transitioning to college with the exciting changes in routine, independence, and lifestyle. The summer also is a particularly difficult time for those transitioning from college to the "real" world. Many young adults choose to further their education by attending graduate school, while others start their first paying job where workplace benefits are offered in addition to a salary. You must choose a health plan, a vehicle for retirement savings, long-term disability insurance, etc. Welcome to your new world!
These changes also signal that it is time to make the transition to adult medicine and to an endocrinologist who focuses care on adults. Many of my patients are reluctant to leave our practice. You too probably have a certain level of comfort and connection with your childhood endocrinologist and the multidisciplinary team. Each member of the team, including you, know each other's expectations and can probably describe the flow and content of an entir...
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