Generic Name: GUAIFENESIN/DEXTROMETHORPHAN/DECONGESTANT -
ORAL Cough & Cold Mucus Relief CF Oral Precautions
Before taking this combination medication, tell your
doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of the ingredients; or if you
have any other allergies. Also tell your doctor if you have had a bad reaction
to decongestants (such as ephedrine, phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine). This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
breathing problems (such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis,
asthma, smoker's cough)
cough with blood or large amounts of mucus
high blood pressure
heart disease (such as chest pain, heart failure, heart
a certain eye problem (glaucoma)
One of the best ways to manage migraines is to identify the
foods, habits, and environmental factors that trigger them for you,
and to avoid those as much as you can. While migraine triggers vary
from person to person, we have identified ten that can lead to
migraine attacks in many migraine sufferers. Keeping a detailed
diary of your daily routine including eating, sleeping, and
exercise habits can help you recognize and steer clear of
the factors that contribute to your migraines. Knowing your
tirggers and avoiding them can reduce the frequency and severity of
your attacks and improve your overall quality of life.
Common Migraine Triggers
1. Changes in Weather or Air Pressure
Humidity, changes in atmospheric pressure, rapid fluctuations in
temperature, or exposure to extreme heat or cold can all bring on
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