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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.
Full Question: I have been dealing with rather bizarre and intense headaches for the last 8 years. So that you know what I am dealing with, my headaches include: A slow developing pain over the right side of my head, particularly above and behind the right eye. This pain intensifies. There is a great deal of pressure, as if bricks are weighing down the eye. The eye turns blood shot, the pupil is affected. There is tearing and the lid droops. My face becomes flush and my right sinus often swells. I become very exhausted mentally and physically. I feel as if I am in a mental fog. Although I have no nausea or sensitivity to light or sound, some movement (especially rising) can intensify the pain. On rare occasions I have experience ocular migraines, but they have never preceded a headache. It has only been with in the last 2.5 years that the headaches have become increasingly aggressive to the point that I have sought a headache specialist fo...
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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