Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Cough and Cold http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/cough-cold/condition-rss Cough and Cold en-us Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:55:01 UTC Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:55:01 UTC Patients with Colds Report Annoying Urge to Cough, But Often Don't Seek Treatment http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/patients-with-colds-report-annoying-urge-to-cough-but-often-dont-seek-treatment Cough is the most aggravating late-stage cold symptom. 10:30 PM, Wed July 20, 2016 Pharmacy Tech Accused of Stealing Cough Meds for Months http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacy-tech-accused-of-stealing-cough-meds-for-months A pharmacy technician is pleading not guilty to larceny of drugs from her Massachusetts pharmacy. 9:00 PM, Wed June 1, 2016 The Cold Facts About the Urge to Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/the-cold-facts-about-the-urge-to-cough Coughing is a simple brainstem-mediated reflex, but the urge to cough follows a complex pathway across higher-order brain regions. 10:00 PM, Tue April 5, 2016 3 Findings on Colds You May Have Missed http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/3-findings-on-colds-you-may-have-missed Three studies published last year provide useful information on risk factors for colds, which affect adults 2 to 3 times a year. 9:42 PM, Sun April 3, 2016 Macrolides May Help Asthma Patients Battle Chronic Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/macrolides-may-help-asthma-patients-battle-chronic-cough Greater than 10% of referrals to respiratory specialists are for chronic cough, given the condition’s persistent, refractory nature. 9:00 PM, Thu March 17, 2016 3 Cough Care Findings Pharmacists Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/3-cough-care-findings-pharmacists-should-know Experts around the world recently assembled at the 5th American Cough Conference to discuss the latest findings in cough care. 1:14 AM, Wed March 16, 2016 Special Considerations for Nasal Decongestants in Certain Populations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/nicole-leimbach-pharmd/2016/03/special-considerations-for-nasal-decongestants-in-certain-populations Cough and cold season is coming to an end, but allergy season is now upon us. 3:24 AM, Mon March 14, 2016 What Pharmacists Should Know About Postnasal Drip http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/what-pharmacists-should-know-about-postnasal-drip Nearly 40% of the total population will complain of chronic cough over the course of their lifetime. 7:00 AM, Mon March 7, 2016 3 Facts About the Common Cold You May Not Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/3-facts-about-the-common-cold-you-may-not-know The common cold is indeed common, given that its incidence is higher than that of any other human illness. 7:00 AM, Wed March 2, 2016 E-Cigarettes Inhibit Cough Reflex Sensitivity http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/e-cigarettes-inhibit-cough-reflex-sensitivity Electronic cigarettes comprise a nearly $3 billion market in the United States. 10:18 PM, Sun February 28, 2016 Rhinovirus Vaccine Development Could Be Possible http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/rhinovirus-vaccine-development-could-be-possible Colds pose an economic strain on society each year in the form of missed days at work or school and medical attention. 9:00 PM, Sun February 21, 2016 4 Common Causes of Chest Cold http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/4-common-causes-of-chest-cold Acute bronchitis is a common reason patients head to the pharmacy in the winter to seek OTC symptom relief. 9:00 PM, Mon February 15, 2016 How Rhinovirus Causes Infectious Cough Remains a Mystery http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/how-rhinovirus-causes-infectious-cough-remains-a-mystery Pharmacists know that a cough can be triggered by many stimuli. 10:00 PM, Wed February 10, 2016 3 Things Pharmacists Should Know About Mucoactive Agents for Cold Treatment http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/3-things-pharmacists-should-know-about-mucoactive-agents-for-cold-treatment Acute respiratory infections such as the common cold are often accompanied by cough and congestion caused by mucus hypersecretion. 10:00 PM, Mon February 8, 2016 Dangers of Mixing OTC Cold, Pain Meds Greatly Underestimated http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/dangers-of-mixing-otc-cold-pain-meds-greatly-underestimated With winter well underway, patients may need a refresher on the dangers of double dosing on OTC remedies for their colds and headaches. 9:22 PM, Tue February 2, 2016 Can Sudden Temperature Drops Really Spur Colds? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/can-sudden-temperature-drops-really-spur-colds There is anecdotal evidence that sudden drops in temperature precipitate viral acute respiratory infections, but does science support it? 7:00 AM, Thu January 7, 2016 Treatment Considerations for Refractory Chronic Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/treatment-considerations-for-refractory-chronic-cough Patients with refractory chronic cough are unresponsive to guideline-driven cough treatment. 9:00 PM, Tue December 22, 2015 Antibiotics Still Widely Prescribed for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/antibiotics-still-widely-prescribed-for-acute-respiratory-tract-infections Acute respiratory tract infections are most often caused by viruses and do not require an antibiotic prescription, and yet they still account for 43 million office visits annually. 11:01 PM, Wed December 9, 2015 Nasal Corticosteroids Show Little Promise for Common Cold http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/nasal-corticosteroids-show-little-promise-for-common-cold Nasal corticosteroid sprays do not seem to be viable treatments for the common cold. 10:00 PM, Tue November 24, 2015 Reformulated Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs Now Available http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/reformulated-cold-remedy-nasal-swabs-now-available Zicam has released a new plant-based formulation of its Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs. 7:00 AM, Wed November 18, 2015