[Answer] 6. Cold medicines can _______.

Answer: Have side effects that slow your ability to think and react quickly
6. Cold medicines can _______.
Cold medicines are medications used by people with the common cold cough or related conditions. There is however no good evidence that cough medications reduce coughing. While they have been used by 10% of American children in any given week they are not recommended in Canada or the United States in children six years or younger because of lack of evidence showing effect and concerns of harm. One version with codeine guaifenesin and pseudoephedrinewas the 213t…
Treatments of the common cold primarily involve medications and other therapies for symptomatic relief. Getting plenty of rest drinking fluids to maintain hydration and gargling with warm salt water are reasonable conservative measures. Much of the benefit from symptomatic treatment is however attributed to the placebo effect. As of 2010 no medications or herbal remedies had been conclusively demonstrated to shorten the duration of infection.
Multisymptom cold medicines contain other active ingredients such as paracetamol (acetaminophen) chlorpheniramine and phenylephrine any of which can cause permanent bodily damage such as kidney failure or even death if taken on the …
Dextromethorphan is a medication most often used as a cough suppressant in over-the-counter cold and cough medicines . It is sold in syrup tablet spray and lozenge forms.. It is in the morphinan class of medications with sedative dissociative and stimulant properties (at lower doses). Dextromethorphan does not have a significant affinity for the mu-opioid receptor activity typical of …
Another interferon alfa-2b medicine “Grippferon” nasal drops is used for treatment and emergency prevention of Influenza and cold . Its manufacturers have appealed to the WHO to consider its use against avian influenza and H1N1 Influenza 09 (Human Swine Flu) stating that it was used successfully in Russia …

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