Colds Topic Guide

Colds Colds:

The cold is the most commonly occurring illness in the entire world, with more than 1 billion colds per year reported in the United States alone. Symptoms and signs include fever, cough, sore throat, headache, sneezing, and runny nose. Treatment involves drinking plenty of fluids and taking cough, fever, and pain medications.

Colds Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

aspirin, chlorpheniramine, and phenylephrine Aspirin, Chlorpheniramine, And Phenylephrine

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

dextromethorphan, diphenhydramine, and phenylephrine Dextromethorphan, Diphenhydramine, And Phenylephrine

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex...learn more »

acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, guaifenesin, phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen, pheniramine, and phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Pheniramine, And Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen and guaifenesin Acetaminophen And Guaifenesin

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. It is used to treat many conditions, such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, c...learn more »

acetaminophen, diphenhydramine, and phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Diphenhydramine, And Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, And Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and doxylamine Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, And Doxylamine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Doxylamine, And Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

naproxen and pseudoephedrine Naproxen And Pseudoephedrine

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

acetaminophen and phenylephrine Acetaminophen And Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer...learn more »

dexbrompheniramine and pseudoephedrine Dexbrompheniramine And Pseudoephedrine

Dexbrompheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itchi...learn more »

guaifenesin and phenylephrine Guaifenesin And Phenylephrine

There are many brands and forms of guaifenesin and phenylephrine available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine Guaifenesin And Pseudoephedrine

There are many brands and forms of guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine Chlorpheniramine, Dextromethorphan, And Phenylephrine

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching...learn more »

chlorpheniramine and dextromethorphan Chlorpheniramine And Dextromethorphan

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching...learn more »

acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, and phenylephrine Acetaminophen, Chlorpheniramine, And Phenylephrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer...learn more »

chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine Chlorpheniramine And Phenylephrine

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching...learn more »

acetaminophen and chlorpheniramine Acetaminophen And Chlorpheniramine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer...learn more »

ibuprofen and pseudoephedrine Ibuprofen And Pseudoephedrine

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine Acetaminophen And Pseudoephedrine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer...learn more »

pseudoephedrine Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose)...learn more »

phenylephrine Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose)...learn more »

dextromethorphan Dextromethorphan

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »