Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Cough and Cold http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/cough-cold/condition-rss Cough and Cold en-us Thu, 24 May 2018 09:35:03 UTC Thu, 24 May 2018 09:35:03 UTC Pertussis: A Preventable Paroxysmal Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2018/April2018/pertussis-a-preventable-paroxysmal-cough Before a pertussis vaccine was widely available, about 200,000 American children contracted this highly contagious acute respiratory tract infection annually, and between 4000 and 9000 children died each year. 1:00 PM, Sun April 22, 2018 Calming Acute Coughs With Nonprescription Products http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2018/April2018/calming-acute-coughs-with-nonprescription-products A cough is a common symptom for which some patients seek medical attention at urgent care clinics and emergency departments. 1:00 PM, Sat April 21, 2018 Overuse of Acetaminophen More Common During Flu Season http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/overuse-of-acetaminophen-more-common-during-flu-season Acetaminophen overuse becomes much more common in the United States during cold and flu season, according to a recently published study. 8:00 AM, Thu March 15, 2018 Will Amazon's Basic Care OTC Line Disrupt the Market? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2018/03/will-amazons-basic-care-otc-line-disrupt-the-market The online retailing giant has its own brand of nonprescription drugs. Can it compete? 2:21 AM, Wed March 7, 2018 Pharmacists Play Key Role in Driving Cough and Cold Treatment Choices http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/pharmacists-play-key-role-in-driving-cough-and-cold-treament-choices Pharmacists can help consumers make decisions on the best OTC options. 3:08 PM, Thu February 22, 2018 Double Dosing: Helping Patients Understand the Risks During Cold Season http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/double-dosing-helping--patients-understand-the-risks-during-cold-season It&rsquo;s a good time to talk to patients about the potential risks of taking over-the- counter (OTC) cold and flu medication and other OTC or prescription analgesics and antipyretics concomitantly. 9:28 AM, Thu October 19, 2017 Herpes Simplex Labialis http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/otc/2017/OTCGuide-2017/herpes-simplex-labialis Herpes simplex labialis, also commonly referred to as cold sores or fever blisters, is typically caused by the herpes simplex virus 1, whereas herpes simplex virus 2 is generally responsible for causing genital herpes. 4:00 PM, Thu June 1, 2017 OTC Cough and Cold Medication Related Adverse Events in Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/otc-cough-and-cold-medication-related-adverse-events-in-children Many adverse events associated with OTC cold medications are related to accidental unsupervised ingestions or dosing errors, which means better education from pharmacists and other health care providers may help reduce these events, according to a study published in <em>Pediatrics</em> this month.<br /> &nbsp; 9:56 AM, Mon May 8, 2017 Safe Use of OTC Cough Products: When and How Make a Difference http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/April2017/safe-use-of-otc-cough-products-when-and-how-make-a-difference Cough is a common symptom for which many patients seek advice at urgent care clinics and emergency departments, especially when they experience episodes during peak allergy season due to postnasal drip and congestion. 8:26 AM, Wed April 19, 2017 Maternal Vaccination Dramatically Reduces Pertussis Risk in Newborns http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/maternal-vaccination-dramatically-reduces-pertussis-risk-in-newborns- The study population consisted of 148,981 infants born in Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California from 2006-2015. The percentage of infants whose mothers received Tdap during pregnancy increased from less than 1% in 2006-2008, to nearly 12% in 2010, and over 87% by 2015.&nbsp; 2:45 PM, Tue April 4, 2017 Proper Use of OTC Cough Medications: Back to the Basics http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/November2016/proper-use-of-otc-cough-medications-back-to-the-basics Cold and flu season is the time of the year when pharmacists are more likely to see patients scanning the pharmacy shelves in search of the perfect remedy to manage a cough. 12:50 PM, Mon November 21, 2016 Self-Care for Cough, Cold, and Flu http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/November2016/selfcare-for-cough-cold-and-flu Which OTC products should these pharmacists recommend? 10:44 AM, Mon November 21, 2016 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 Vitamin D Does Not Prevent Colds in Asthma Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/April2016/Vitamin-D-Does-Not-Prevent-Colds-in-Asthma-Patients The results of a recent study indicate that patients with asthma cannot reduce their risk of developing the common cold by taking vitamin D supplements. 9:26 PM, Sun April 17, 2016 When to See Your Health Care Provider about Your Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/April2016/When-to-See-Your-Health-Care-Provider-about-Your-Cough Although coughing can be annoying, it is the body's way of clearing the throat and airways and helps to prevent infection. 9:17 PM, Tue April 12, 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