influenza
INFLUENZA
The clinical spectrum of influenza ranges from asymptomatic infection to primary viral pneumonia that may progress to death.
Patients presenting with influenza-like illness (ie temperature of 37.8ºC, cough and/or sore throat and absence of a known cause other than influenza) might be infected with different types of influenza virus [eg avian influenza (H5N1)] as well as other respiratory pathogens.
A high index of suspicion is needed to recognize influenza in hospitalized patients.
Pneumonia is the most common complication of influenza virus.
Drug Information

Indication: Relief of mild to moderate pain & fever.

Indication: Prevention of influenza disease caused by influenza types A & B viruses.

Indication: Relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis & common cold including nasal congestion, sneezing, rhi...

Indication: Relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis & common cold including nasal congestion, sneezing, rhi...

Indication: Prevention of flu in persons ≥65 yr; adults & childn w/ chronic pulmonary & CV disorders, chronic m...

Actimol Menstrual
pamabrom + paracetamol

Indication: Symptomatic relief of bloating, water-wt gain, backache, muscular aches, pre-menstrual & menstrual discomf...

Alka-Seltzer
aspirin + citric acid + sodium bicarbonate

Indication: Relief of headache & upset stomach. Fever, colds & flu discomfort, muscular aches & pains.

Indication: Reduction of sputum viscosity.

Axcel Dextrozine
dextromethorphan hydrobromide + promethazine hydro...

Indication: Relief of congestion & dry irritating cough eg, those associated w/ common cold, upper resp tract infectio...

Indication: Relief of unproductive or irritating coughs associated w/ common cold, sinusitis, flu & upper resp tract i...

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