Common Diseases and Their Medicines

Common Diseases and Their Medicines

Before talking further about diseases and their medicines, it should be noted that taking pharmaceutical medicine without any doctor’s prescription or diagnosis is prohibited. The wrong dosage might endanger one’s life. Therefore, this writing only discusses several common diseases and their medicine.

Unlike chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, and others, common diseases are quite often to find. Almost everyone has suffered from it at least once in their lifetime. Those common diseases have a wide range of pain starting from mild up to extreme ones. They also might be the symptoms of chronic disease. These are a few common diseases and their pharmaceutical or herbal medicine. If you have taken the medicine and do not get any changes or relieves, further treatment is needed.

Common Diseases and Their Medicines

Common Diseases and Their Medicines

Headache and toothache

These types of aches in the head are quite common to find. Their causes are also varied. They can be due to infection, viruses, bacteria, and more. Some even have the ache periodically like during menstruation or while getting stressed.

To relieve the pain, people usually take pain relievers like ibuprofen, aspirin, acetaminophen, and naproxen. A small massage and cold or hot compress can also soothe the pain. However, if the pain is not getting any better or it keeps coming back, a medical consultation is needed.


Fever happens when the body temperature is rising above the normal scale. People could have mild or even severe fever measured by the temperature. The severe fever makes the temperature reaches more than 39.4 Celcius or 103 Fahrenheit. For infants, fever even could lead to seizures.

Almost similar to the previous disease, fever might also be triggered due to viruses, bacteria, infections, and more. Its medicines are also quite similar such as acetaminophens like Tylenol and Paracetamol, and ibuprofen like Motrin IB, Advil, and others.

During the fever, do not wear tight clothes, so the body could have good blood circulation. If the fever keeps happening after taking the medicine, further treatment like a blood test, x-ray, and others are needed to check the prior cause.  Please also read best medicines for fever.

Common Diseases and Their Medicines

Common Diseases and Their Medicines


Sneezing, coughing, and runny nose might make you uncomfortable during your daily activities. Those are caused by a viral infection. To stop it, take medicine with Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan Hbr, Phenylephrine HCL, Doxylamine Succinate, and other compounds. Those could relieve the pain and itchy in your nose as well as fighting the viral infection.

Besides those drugs, herbal medicines like Echinacea, ginger, garlic, and more can be taken to treat the flu. However, some pharmaceutical medicine can be taken together with herbal medicine. Therefore, you need to be aware of it. Apart from them, just take a rest, drink more water, and eat a healthy and balanced diet will boost your health naturally.


Related to the digestion system, most cases of this disease are caused by food. Too spicy, acidic, or unhealthy food can trigger the bowel system. Allergy could also be the cause. To stop the urge, Loperamide or Imodium and Bismuth subsalicylate can be taken. Or in case of emergency, people could make a salt and sugar solution.