common cold treatment


Treatment of the common cold .
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Acute upper respiratory infection is the second most common diag-nosis in physician offices1 and the most common discharge diagnosis in emergency departments. 2 A survey revealed that almost one fourth of US adults had taken a cough or cold medication with or

Echinaforce® and other Echinacea fresh plant preparations in the treatment of the common cold
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The aim of this randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of different doses and preparations of Echinacea purpurea in the treatment of common cold . 246 of 559 recruited healthy, adult volunteers caught a common

Treatment of the common cold in children and adults.
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The common cold , or upper respi-ratory tract infection, usually is caused by one of several respiratory viruses, most commonly rhinovirus. These viruses, which concentrate in nasal secretions, are easily transmitted through sneezing, coughing, or nose blowing. Signs and

Ineffectiveness of zinc gluconate nasal spray and zinc orotate lozenges in common – cold treatment : a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
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Background Zinc gluconate and zinc acetate lozenges have been reported to shorten the duration of common colds in a dose-response manner when the amount of the active ingredient, positively charged zinc ions, is sufficient. Objective To improve results using a

Mega-dose vitamin C in treatment of the common cold : a randomised controlled trial
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Objective: To determine the effect of large doses of vitamin C in the treatment of the common cold . Study design: Double-blind, randomised clinical trial with four intervention arms: vitamin C at daily doses of 0.03 g ( placebo), 1 g, 3g, or 3g with additives ( Bio-C) taken at

The administration of large doses of ascorbic acid in the prevention and treatment of the common cold . Part II
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Beginning at about the age of seven and following a tonsillectomy I began to be plagued with otitis media of which I suffered from 50 to 60 bouts over the next 20 years. These recurrent infections were treated by a series of different methods including Cubeb cigarette

Clinical significance of common cold treatment : professionals opinions
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Methods: We surveyed university-associated family physicians and published common cold researchers ( experts ) regarding evidence-of-benefit and magnitude-of-benefit for 8 treatments: antihistamine, oral decongestant, nasal decongestant, nasal steroid, zinc

Vitamin C in high doses in the treatment of the common cold
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In order to_test vitamin C in the treatment of common cold , 45 patients (25 women and 20 men} received 6.0 g of vi-tamin C daily per cs, when they showed the first symptoms of the disease. The treatment lasted five days regardless of the prospective results. The duration of

Cold intolerance is not more common or disabling after digital replantation than after other treatment of compound digital injuries
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Cold intolerance is a common reason for disability after hand injury. in this study of posttraumatic cold intolerance, 20 patients with a history of digital replantation were matched with 20 control subjects who had not undergone replantation. The incidence and intensity of

The role of vitamin C in the treatment of the common cold
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The Role of Vitamin C in the Treatment of the Common Cold TO THE EDITOR: The authors of wTreatment of the Common Cold , x in% QIVMGER* EQMP] 4L] WMGMER stated that vitamin C is not recomi mended for active treatment of the common cold . 1 Their

Rationale for treatment of common cold and flu with multi-ingredient combination products for multi-symptom relief in adults
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This up-to-date overview will look at the rationale for the recommendation of combination products for multi-symptom relief of common cold and flu. Common cold and flu are defined by their multi-symptom nature with data showing a variety of symptoms reported

Efficacy and Safety of a combination of Paracet-amol, Levocetirizine and Phenylepherine in the symptomatic treatment of Common Cold and Allergic Rhinitis
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Introduction: Common cold and allergic rhinitis are one of the most frequently encountered diseases in clinical practice. Though self-limiting, it accounts for major loss of work and school days so symptomatic therapy to treat the symptoms is often employed. A combination

Common cold treatment using zinc
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Search of the studies: Eby and Halcomb (2006) reported a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial on zinc for the common cold , which is missing from the review. The trial is included in MEDLINE (PMID: 16454145) and Singh and Das should have found it

Therapy of the common cold with a combination homeopathic preparation compared with treatment with acetylsalicylic acid: A controlled, randomized, single
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THE THERAPY OF THE COMMON COLD WITH A COMBINATION HOMEOPATHIC PREPARATION, COMPARED WITH TREATMENT WITH ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID: A CONTROLLED RANDOMIZED, SINGLE-BLIND STUDY by Professor L. Maiwald, MD; T

Stability Constants of Zinc Complexes Affect Common Cold Treatment Results
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Recently, two articles appeared in this journal which reported negative findings with compounds of zinc formu-lated into lozenges as treatment for common colds (2, 4). I do not dispute their findings; rather, I offer a more constructive explanation for the differences

Echinacea Is Not Effective for Treatment of the Common Cold
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Objective. To assess the efficacy of echinacea at improving the severity or duration of symptoms from the common cold . Design. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Setting and participants. 148 students at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI

Evaluation of the clinical efficacy and safety of Herbal Cold Balm in the treatment of common cold associated with headache
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Common cold , also known as acute coryza, is an inflammation of upper respiratory tract. It is caused by infection with virus. The usual symptoms of common cold are nasal stuffiness, sneezing, fever, headache, sore throat and cough, aches and pains in the body, and loss of

Treatment of the common cold by penicillin snuff: a clinical investigation
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IN THE TREATMENT OF THE COMMON COLD A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION THE MAIN INVESTIGATION DISCUSSION SUMMARY BIBLIOGRAPHY Page 5 16 38 106 137

Ascorbic acid for the prevention and symptomatic treatment of common cold . Myth or reality
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Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a white crystalline compound that has high solubility in water (water-soluble vitamin). It has a strong reducing property; therefore it seems reasonable to expect that it functions metabolically in oxidation-reduction systems; as an antioxidant

Efficacy of a Novel Antibody TLR3 Modulator in the Self- Treatment of Common Cold : The ESTUAR Trial
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Context: Since the discovery of toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3), no specific tools have been developed to modulate its activity in upper respiratory tract viral infections (URTIs). Contaflu (antibodies to TLR3 cytoplasmic fragment) is the first specific TLR3 modulator that