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Emergency physicians and internists favored macrolides for upper respiratory tract infections, in about 51% and 40% of prescriptions, respectively.
In 4 of cases, the otorrhea was followed by an upper respiratory tract infection.
However, the findings suggest a pattern--defined by upper respiratory tract infection history, long cough history, and heightened cough sensitivity--that indicates a distinct clinical entity of CIC, which may be a variation of "postviral cough," they concluded.
More specifically, broad-spectrum antibiotics were prescribed to 51% of prescribed patients with the common cold or nonspecific upper respiratory tract infection; 53% of those with sinusitis; 65% of those with otitis media; 62% of those with acute bronchitis; and 33% of those with other upper respiratory tract infections.
She was seen 2 days earlier with an acute upper respiratory tract infection with rhinorrhea and conjunctivitis, for which she was receiving topical erythromycin.
The most common adverse reactions (incidence eN 10%) in CD patients were headache, upper respiratory tract infection, nausea, and fatigue.
Returning pilgrims were asked if the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection had occurred and if antibiotic drugs were taken during the pilgrimage, specifically a single dose of ciprofloxacin.
The mass was painless, but the patient had experienced increasing difficulty in nasal breathing through her nostril when she had an upper respiratory tract infection.
Wellmune WGP, from Biothera, significantly reduced upper respiratory tract infection symptoms in marathon runners while increasing vigor and overall health, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.
The patient rapidly improved and was discharged from the hospital on day 3 after admission; no antibiotics were given, and the presumptive diagnosis was viral upper respiratory tract infection.
His condition was initially treated as a nonspecific upper respiratory tract infection, but the progressive nature of his disease led to his referral.
Of those, 46 developed an upper respiratory tract infection and were randomly assigned to receive 3-day treatment with either a placebo or COLD-fx (2 weight-based dosage levels).

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