Are you taking cold medicine correctly?2018-01-22 16:42
Recently, perhaps many people have found that many people around have caught a cold. Have a cold is not a serious illness, take some cold medicine will get better. However, some cold medicine can not be taken indiscriminately!
Compound licorice tablet: continuously eat can not exceed 7 days. Need to buy by prescription, do not take medicine without authorization when taking, should listen to pharmacist instruction, take according to the prescribed dosage and course of treatment. Prescription dosage does not exceed 3 days, continuous medication cannot exceed 7 days. Or with other expectorant cough medicine in place of compound licorice tablets.
Cough mixture: more than 60 ml a time will be excited. The scientific name of the compound codeine phosphate solution, containing codeine, ephedrine, oral more than 60 ml once, some people will be excited. Fidgety. Heavy use produces pleasure and hallucinations. Normal use is not addictive.
Do not drink when taking cephalosporins, and do not touch alcohol or consume alcoholic beverages for seven days, such as wine chocolate, patchouli Zhengqi water, fermented vinegar. Otherwise, a toxic reaction may occur.
Special people, should be more careful to choose cold medicine
Patients with chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer and other stomach diseases should be careful to use antipyretic and analgesic drugs containing aspirin, ibuprofen, aminopyrine and other ingredients when catching a cold, which is more obvious to the gastrointestinal tract irritation. May cause gastrointestinal discomfort, aggravated ulcer face, serious and even cause gastrointestinal bleeding.
Pseudoephedrine, ephedrine has vasoconstriction, accelerate heart rate, raise blood pressure, hypertension, coronary heart disease and other patients who take this kind of drugs, can cause the underlying diseases aggravated, suggested hypertension. Patients with coronary heart disease should avoid colds containing pseudoephedrine and ephedrine. In addition, diabetes mellitus, prostatic hypertrophy, glaucoma patients should also be careful with pseudoephedrine cold medicine.
Be careful to use cold medicines containing ibuprofen, aspirin and other ingredients that may exacerbate asthma attacks.
Acetaminophen is a common component in cold medicine. Excessive use of acetaminophen can affect liver function. Therefore, patients with liver and kidney dysfunction should be careful to use paracetamol.
Pregnant women, breast-feeding should be more cautious use of drugs, pregnant women avoid the use of aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac sodium, phenhydramine and other ingredients of cold medicine. Avoid affecting fetal development. Prohibit guaiacol glycerol ether within 3 months of pregnancy. Do not use cold medicine containing phenhydramine chlorphenamine and amantadine during lactation. Because these ingredients can affect infants and young children through milk.
When children catch cold, should choose the medicine that children is special for according to doctor order, do not give the cold medicine that adult uses to infant. When child is low fever, antipyretic should adopt the method of physical cooling. If want to use antifebrile medicine. Aspirin should be avoided and paracetamol is preferred.