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Generic Name: DIPHENHYDRAMINE - ORAL Pronounced: (dye-fen-HI-druh-meen) Triaminic Cough/Runny Nose Oral Uses
Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine used to relieve
symptoms of allergy, hay fever and the common cold. These symptoms include
rash, itching, watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, cough, runny nose and
sneezing. It is also used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting and dizziness
caused by motion sickness. Diphenhydramine can also be used to help you relax
and fall asleep.
This medication works by blocking a certain natural
substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Its
drying effects on such symptoms as watery eyes and runny nose are caused by
blocking another natural substance made by your body
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 ...
Generic Name: EMOLLIENTS - TOPICAL Aquaphor With Natural Healing Top Uses
This medication has 2 types of ingredients (emollient,
keratolytic) that work together to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy
skin (e.g., eczema, keratosis, xerosis). Dry skin is caused by a loss of water
in the upper layer of the skin. Emollients are substances that soften and
moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking. Emollients/moisturizers
work by forming an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps water in the
skin. Petrolatum, lanolin, mineral oil, and dimethicone are common
Lactic acid, salicylic acid, and urea are keratolytics.
They increase moisture in the skin by softening/dissolving the horny substance
(keratin) holding the top layer of skin cells together. This helps the dead
skin cells fall off and helps the skin keep more water in. Higher strengths of
urea are used to treat corns, callous, and some nail problems (e...
Generic Name: EYE LUBRICANT - OPHTHALMIC Nature's Tears Opht Uses
Tetrahydrozoline is a decongestant used to relieve redness
in the eyes caused by minor eye irritations (e.g., smog, swimming, dust, or
smoke). It belongs to a class of drugs known as sympathomimetic amines. It
works by temporarily narrowing the blood vessels in the eye.
Some brands of tetrahydrozoline eye drops may contain
lubricants. Lubricants help protect the eyes from more irritation and
How To Use Nature's Tears Opht
Follow all directions on the product package, or use as
directed by your doctor. If you are uncertain about any of the information,
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
To apply eye drops, wash your hands first. To avoid
contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any
other surface. Remove contact lenses before applying the eye drops. Wait at
least 10 minutes after using this medication before inserting contac...
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