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Generic Name: DECONGESTANT/ACETAMINOPHEN - ORAL Non-Pseudo Sinus Pain-Pressure Oral Precautions
Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to any of its ingredients; or if you have any other
allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause
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If you have any of the following health problems, consult
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breathing problems (such as asthma, emphysema)
high blood pressure
stomach/intestinal problems (such as blockage, constipation,
overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
urination problems (such as trouble urinating due to enlarged
prostate, urinary retention)
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Streptococcal bacteria are extremely versatile and common. Able to invade almost any part of the body, streptococci cause a host of diseases. These microbes are divided into more than a dozen different groups, based on the proteins they harbor in their cell walls and their characteristics as determined by laboratory tests. A list of some of the most troublesome categories or species of streptococcus and the diseases for which they are well known includes: Group A: strep throat , scarlet fever , rheumatic fever , impetigo , toxic streptococcal syndrome, streptococcal kidney disease , blood infections Group B: blood infections in newborns, meningitis , childhood fever Groups C, D, G, H, K: urinary tract infections, heart infections, meningitis, upper and lower respiratory tract infections Streptococcus mutans: dental caries (cavities) Streptococcus pneumonia : Pneumonia , ear infections, meningitis, sinus infections There are more than 80 known types of Group A streptococcus, which can cause more than...
Stimulant medications have been the traditional treatment for ADHD for many years. Some people, however, do not tolerate these types of medications, cannot take them because of other medical conditions, find they do not help or are not comfortable using stimulant medication. Strattera, a non-stimulant medication has been approved to treat ADHD: Strattera but some doctors also prescribe blood pressure medications, such as clonidine (Catapres) and guanfacine (Tenex, Intuniv), to help manage ADHD symptoms.
Some of these medications are prescribed off-label , which means they are prescribed for a use other than what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved them for based on clinical data and experience. For example, Tenex has been approved to treat children between the ages of 6 and 17 but Catapres has not been approved to treat ADHD.
Guanfacine (Intuniv, Tenex) has been found to help improve the following symptoms:
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