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...
It may seem counter-intuitive to suggest that taking stimulant medications at night might help adults with ADHD fall asleep and stay asleep, but a new study points to just that. The study, published in the March 1, 2008 issue of the journal Sleep , discovered that adults with ADHD suffering from sleep disturbances found relief when treated with methylphenidate (the main ingredient in Ritalin). Lead author, Esther Sobanski, MD, of the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany, followed two groups of adults with ADHD. The first group of 34 adults had ADHD but was not receiving medication. Of this group, 24 did not have co-morbid psychiatric disorders. The second group, the control group, included adults without ADHD or any psychiatric disorders and who were not taking psychotropic medication. Dr. Sobanski found that those with ADHD slept less, fell asleep later and woke up more often than those without ADHD. In addition, the quality of their sleep was poor...
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