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Generic Name: EXPECTORANT/DECONGESTANT/ACETAMINOPHEN -
ORAL Severe Sinus Congestion 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). Decongestants help relieve stuffy
nose, sinus, and ear congestion symptoms. Acetaminophen (APAP) is a non-aspirin
pain reliever and fever reducer. Antihistamines help relieve watery eyes, itchy
eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.
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 6 years unless specifically
directed by the doctor. Some products (such as long-acting tablets/capsules)
are not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for more details about using your product safely.
Do you experience neck pain with your Migraines? Have you wondered if the neck pain is triggering the Migraines, or if the Migraines are causing the neck pain? This is a very common question for people who have both neck pain and Migraines.
In the last few years, some key research has provided us with answers about Migraines and neck pain. Nausea is such a hallmark symptom of Migraine that the International Headache Society lists nausea as one of the defining symptoms of Migraine 1 , so it came as a surprise to some people when research showed that neck pain as a Migraine symptom is actually more frequently experienced than nausea. 2 This validated anecdotal evidence from Migraineurs who reported neck pain as a symptom of their Migraines. For more on this, see Neck Pain as a Migraine Symptom .
Additional research involving Migraine and neck pain showed that Migraine treatment is associated in a delay in Migraine treatment. 3 This research offered two possible reasons why M...
Full Question: My daughter is 12 years old and is experiencing severe headaches. They started about 3 weeks ago, every couple of days she would have a headache and she would have to lay down for a couple of hours for it to go away. The headaches have increased in severity and are coming almost daily. They are making her sleep constantly. I have been to my physician and they did a head CT. The results were negative, they also checked her sinus cavity and it to was negative. She has been tested for Mono, Strep, Diabetes, all came back negative, they also did blood work and here white blood cell count is fine and so is her iron. No over the counter drug works. She is not able to go to school and I don't know what to do. the doctors are not sure of what is causing the headaches so they won't prescribe anything. Can you give me any suggestions? Answer: Dear Concerned Mom; Find a headache and Migraine physician who isn't afraid to treat your daught...
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