Generic Name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN/DECONGESTANT/ACETAMINOPHEN/ANTIHISTAMINE -
ORAL Triaminic Flu-Cough-Fever 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 younge...
Symptoms Common symptoms include: Dry cough (nonproductive) Fever Headache Joint pain ( arthralgia ) Muscle pains Other symptoms that may develop include: Abdominal pain Chest pain Jaundice Rash Signs and tests A physical examination may reveal crackles in the lungs or an enlarged liver and spleen. In the late stages of the disease, a heart murmur may be heard. Tests that may be done include: A chest x-ray to detect pneumonia or other changes Blood tests to check for antibodies to Coxiella burnetti Liver function test Complete blood count (CBC) Tissue staining on infected tissues to identify the bacteria Electrocardiogram or echocardiogram to look at the heart
Alternative Names Query fever Symptoms It usually takes about 20 days after exposure to the bacteria for symptoms to occur. Most cases are mild, yet some severe cases have been reported. Symptoms of acute Q fever may include: Chest pain with breathing Clay-colored stools Cough Fever Headache Jaundice Muscle pains Rash (not common) Shortness of breath Symptoms of chronic Q fever may include: Chills Fatigue Night sweats Prolonged fever Shortness of breath Signs and tests The health care provider will suspect Q fever in people who have been exposed to the Coxiella burnetii bacteria who develop: Endocarditis Flu-like symptoms Hepatitis Pneumonia Q fever is diagnosed with a blood antibody test ( serology ).
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