home > cold and flu center > cold and flu a-z list > upper respiratory infection index Upper Respiratory Infection Upper Respiratory InfectionRelated Medications « Back to Upper Respiratory Infection Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity acetaminophen, Tylenol, Tylenol Arthritis Pain, Tylenol Ext, Little Fevers Children's Fever/Pain benzonatate, Tessalon Perles; Zonatuss clindamycin, oral (Cleocin) codeine Cough Medicine and Cough Syrups echinacea (echinacea sp.) - oral gentamicin injection (Garamycin) guaifenesin, Humibid, Humibid LA, Robitussin, Organidin NR, Fenesin, Mucosa, Mucus Relief, Mucinex hydrocodone/homatropine (Hycodan [discontinued] Tussigon) licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra, Alcacuz, Sweet Root, Gan Zao, and many others) Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) penicillin G benzathine (Bicillin L-A) penicillin V potassium (Beepen-VK, Penicillin VK, V-Cillin-K, Veetids) prednisolone (Flo-Pred, Pediapred, Orapred, Orapred ODT) pseudoephedrine (Oral, Afrinol, Sudafed) zinc acetate - oral, Galzin Zinc for Colds: Lozenges & Nasal Sprays Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) codeine acetaminophen, Tylenol, Tylenol Arthritis Pain, Tylenol Ext, Little Fevers Children's Fever/Pain clindamycin, oral (Cleocin) prednisolone (Flo-Pred, Pediapred, Orapred, Orapred ODT) benzonatate, Tessalon Perles; Zonatuss gentamicin injection (Garamycin) guaifenesin, Humibid, Humibid LA, Robitussin, Organidin NR, Fenesin, Mucosa, Mucus Relief, Mucinex Cough Medicine and Cough Syrups hydrocodone/homatropine (Hycodan [discontinued] Tussigon) licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra, Alcacuz, Sweet Root, Gan Zao, and many others) penicillin G benzathine (Bicillin L-A) pseudoephedrine (Oral, Afrinol, Sudafed) echinacea (echinacea sp.) - oral penicillin V potassium (Beepen-VK, Penicillin VK, V-Cillin-K, Veetids) zinc acetate - oral, Galzin Zinc for Colds: Lozenges & Nasal Sprays Suggested Reading on Upper Respiratory Tract Infection by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 31 articles Tonsillitis It is thought that the tonsils and adenoids assist the body in fighting incoming bacteria and viruses by helping the body form antibodies. This is thought Common Cold The common cold (viral upper respiratory tract infection) is a contagious illness that may be caused by various viruses. Symptoms include a stuffy nose, Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 F (37 C), in practice, a person is usually not considered to have a significant Flu (Influenza) Influenza ( Meningitis Encephalitis is a brain inflammation that causes sudden fever, vomiting, headache, light sensitivity, stiff neck and back, drowsiness, and irritability. Infectious Mononucleosis Infectious mononucleosis is a virus infection in which there is an increase of white blood cells that are mononuclear (with a single nucleus) "Mono" Pericarditis Pericarditis is the inflammation of the Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) Sinus infection (sinusitis) is caused by allergies, infection, and chemicals or other irritants of sinuses. Signs and symptoms are headache, fever, and Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral infections; toxins, irritants, Strep Throat Strep throat (Group A, beta hemolytic, streptococcus pyogene, GAS) bacterial infection of the throat. Signs and symptoms of strep throat include headache, Diarrhea Diarrhea is a change is the frequency and looseness of bowel movements. Symptoms associated with diarrhea are cramping, abdominal pain, and the sensation Bad Breath Bad breath can result from poor oral hygiene habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be made worse by Cough (Chronic Cough) Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinus infection, cigarette Ear Infection (Otitis Media) Middle ear infection or inflammation ( Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Whooping cough (pertussis) is highly Respiratory Syncytial Virus Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Hoarseness Hoarseness (abnormal deep, harsh, raspy voice) is caused by a variety of conditions in which the larynx (voice box and vocal chords) are irritated or injured. Myocarditis Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary Nausea and Vomiting Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting. Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but they are symptoms of many conditions. The Bronchitis (Acute) Bronchitis is inflammation of the airways in the lung. Acute bronchitis is is short in duration (10 to 20 days) in comparison with chronic bronchitis, Diphtheria Diphtheria is a disease that causes symptoms and signs such as fever, enlarged lymph nodes, and swallowing problems. Erythromycin is the primary treatment Swollen Lymph Nodes Lymph nodes help the Laryngitis Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box (vocal cords). The most common cause of acute laryngitis is infection, which inflames the vocal cords. Symptoms Rheumatic Fever Rheumatic fever is a disease that sometimes occurs after a group A streptococcal infection of the throat. Symptoms and signs include carditis, polyarthritis, Sinus Headache Sinus headache is caused by a sinus infection or Children's Cough Causes and Treatments Children's cough causes include infection, acid reflux, asthma, allergies or sinus infection, whooping cough, and exposure to irritants. Treatment for 20 Sore Throat Home Remedies A sore throat can be caused by viral infections like the common cold, the flu, or mumps. Sore throats caused by bacterial infections include diphtheria, Is a Cough Contagious? There are many types of coughs, for example, dry cough, wet cough, a barking cough, whooping cough, stress induced cough, and acute and chronic cough. See All Related Diseases & Conditions » Medications 17 articles Procedures & Tests 3 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 22 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 6 articles Health News 6 articles Health Features 0 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! From WebMD Infectious Disease Resources Common Signs of Hep C Is It a Cold, Strep, or Tonsillitis? Tips to Prevent Cold Sores Featured Centers Feeling Short of Breath? What to Eat When You Have Cancer Top 3 Anaphylaxis Triggers Health Solutions From Our Sponsors Frequent Constipation? 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