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Chronic cough and even chest pain can be caused by acid reflux. This can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are often not associated with classic symptoms of acid reflux, such as heartburn . [Editor's note: If you're experiencing chest pain, it's important to talk to your doctor immediately about whether heart conditions could be causing the symptoms you're experiencing. See common heart attack symptoms here .] Frequently, cough and chest pain related to acid reflux require double doses of acid-reducing agents for longer periods of time than is typically required to treat heartburn. If you are experiencing a chronic cough or chest pain, check with your doctor immediately. Remember to speak with your physician about your symptoms and treatments. My blog is not for individual treatment or practice. More information on acid reflux drugs More common questions about acid reflux cough answered by our doctor
Generic Name: NON-NARCOTIC ANTITUSSIVE/DECONGESTANT/ANTIHISTAMINE -
ORAL DryMax AF Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to relieve symptoms
caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, "hay fever," and other breathing
illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). These symptoms include cough, watery
eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing. This product contains a
cough suppressant (such as carbetapentane, chlophedianol) that affects a
certain part of the brain, reducing the urge to cough. This product also
contains a decongestant (such as pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine), which helps
relieve stuffy nose symptoms. It also contains an antihistamine (such as
brompheniramine, triprolidine, among others), which helps relieve watery eyes,
itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.
This medication is not usually used for ongoing coughs
from smoking, asthma, or other long-term breathing problems (such as
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes the airways (bronchi) to produce excess mucus and close, making breathing difficult. Treatment has two main objectives: first, to control and reduce inflammation and, second, to reopen the airways. Drugs that achieve the first goal are called anti-inflammatory agents, and those that bring about the second are called bronchodilators. Many asthma sufferers inhale these medications. Following are answers to a few commonly asked questions about dry-powder inhalers. What Are the Advantages of Inhaling Asthma Medicines? Anti-inflammatory treatment for asthma is long-term therapy. Often it is life long. Inhaling asthma medicine directly into airways and lungs has two advantages. First, the medicine goes directly to where it is needed and speeds relief of symptoms. And second, it limits the number of areas in the body exposed to the medicine and reduces the risk of side effects. Are there Different Kinds of Inhale...
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