3 edition of The 2007-2012 Outlook for Prescription Cough and Cold Combinations in the United States found in the catalog.
September 28, 2006
by ICON Group International, Inc.
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||702|
Many cough and cold products are available as single-entity products as well as combination products. Products also come in formulations free of sugar, alcohol, dextrose, sucrose, sorbitol, sodium, fructose, glycerin, and dyes for the diabetic patient population, as well as for patients with hypertension, such as Coricidin HBP products, which. Acute cough due to a viral upper respiratory tract infection (URI) is the most common form of cough—and a ton of money is spent on making and marketing drugs to manage it. You may be surprised to hear that studies show that over-the-counter cough suppressants like Robitussin aren’t any more effective than a placebo.
And colds are among the top reasons children visit a doctor. Both non-prescription (over-the-counter) and prescription medicines are available to treat cough and cold symptoms. Antibiotics are not recommended for treatment of the common cold in children or adults. A 14, 15 Dextromethorphan (Delsym) is a treatment option for adults with cough caused by the common by:
In spite of these statements and published reports, over-the-counter cough and cold product use remains very prevalent in the United States. Two surveys found that there was about a 10% prevalence of use of cough and cold medications in children in any one week. 6–7 The earlier survey included 3-year-old children. Fifty-four percent of these children had received an over-the counter. Typically, cough symptoms be described as either dry, hacky coughs, or congested, wet coughs. Over-the-counter cough medications are made to treat either dry coughs, and are called cough suppressants, congested coughs, and are called expectorants, or sometimes cough suppressants and expectorants in combination.
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The World Outlook for Non-Prescription Cough and Cold Lozenges: Economics Books @ This econometric study covers the latent demand outlook for non-prescription cough and cold lozenges across the states and cities of the United States.
Latent demand (in millions of U.S. dollars), or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.) estimates are given across some 4, cities in the United cturer: ICON Group International, Inc. Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse •May Page 1 Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse Some over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription cough and cold medicines contain active ingredients that are psychoactive (mind-altering) at higher-than-recommended dosages and are frequently abused for this purpose.
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The Outlook for Cough, Cold, and Allergy Remedies in Greater China. Inthe FDA issued a public health advisory recommending that OTC cough and cold products not be used for infants and children aged prescription cough, cold, and allergy drugs subject to this enforcement action contain the same.
These cough and cold combinations are available both over-the-counter (OTC) and with your doctor's prescription. Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years of age. Using these medicines in very young children might cause serious or possibly life-threatening side effects.
INTRODUCTION. Over-the-counter (OTC) medications have frequently been used in children for the relief of cough and cold symptoms. 1, 2 Despite widespread use, there has been insufficient evidence supporting the safety and efficacy of these products for use in children with coughs and colds.
3 Safety is of particular concern. Between and approximately 1, U.S. children under the age. Cough and the Common Cold ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines Melvin R. Pratter, MD, FCCP Objective: To review the literature on cough and the common cold.
Methods: MEDLINE was searched through May for studies published in the English language since on human subjects using the medical subject heading terms “cough” and. Pediatric cold and cough preparations are readily available and regularly used.2, 3 Inbillion dollars was spent on antihistamine-decongestant combination products (both prescription and over the counter).
3 The Slone Survey randomly surveyed individuals between February and April in the contiguous 48 states and Cited by: 3. BACKGROUND: In Octobermanufacturers voluntarily withdrew over-the-counter (OTC) infant cough and cold medications (CCMs) from the US market.
A year later, manufacturers announced OTC CCM labeling would be revised to warn against OTC CCM use by children aged Cited by: Cough/Cold, Non-narcotic Combos. the expertise and practical knowledge of top physicians and pharmacists from leading academic medical centers in the United States and worldwide.
More than monographs are provided for prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as for corresponding brand-name drugs, herbals, and supplements.
Take - mg by mouth every hours. Max dosing is mg/day. Results. Unintentional ingestions of OTC cough and cold medications decreased % and therapeutic errors by %. Health care facility referral declined for unintentional ingestions (% Cited by: 1.
Narcotic available without prescription in 30 states 2. Contains mg of codeine per mL 3. High abuse potential 4. Used with promethazine > purple/lean stuff 5.
Methylmorphine 6. min onset, hours duration 7. Not for productive cough 8. Lethal dose: g 9. Pregnancy category C DDI: CNS depressants.
Cough with one+ of the following: SOB, chest pain, hemoptysis, chills, night sweats, tight-feeling throat, swollen legs/ankles, cyanosis, unintentional weight loss, rash, persistent headache Cough with thick yellow, tan, or green mucus or pulse secretions.
Inthe FDA updated warnings of prescription codeine cough products for children, adolescents, and those who are breastfeeding. Inthey changed labeling requirements for safety information on prescription cough and cold medications that contain codeine or hydrocodone to say that they should not be used by those under 18 years of age.
FDA strongly recommends that over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold products should not be used for infants and children under 2 years of age because serious and potentially life-threatening. Course of the Common Cold - days post Rhinovirus contact: Sore/scratchy throat - Day 2: Sneezing, rhinorrhea; initially clear secretions, becomes purulent w nasal obstruction; maybe low grade fever or malaise and muscular aches and pains.
Cold and cough medications are among the top 20 substances leading to death in children The common cold, or upper respiratory tract infection, is one of the leading reasons for physician by: The occasional use of a cough/cold combination is not likely to cause problems in the fetus or in the newborn baby.
However, when these medicines are used at higher doses and/or for a long time, the chance that problems might occur may increase. The common cold is a viral illness that affects persons of all ages, prompting frequent use of over-the-counter and prescription medications and alternative remedies. Treatment focuses on Cited by: subacute, or chronic cough (or a combination of the three) based on the duration, as described in the methods sections of the articles, and reported the actual durations in the results sections of the articles; and (3) they reported the spectrum and frequency of causes of cough in the study subjects based on response to treatment as.graph may be marketed legally in the United States (Table 1 1,2).
Manufacturers of drugs that lack required approval, including those that are not marketed in Unapproved Prescription Cough, Cold, and Allergy Drug Products Recent US Food and Drug Administration Regulatory Action on Unapproved Cough, Cold, and.