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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Good evening, who is there?



Doctor :   how is your wife doing now?
Doctor :  
I think we discussed about her in our last chat, if I am not wrong
User :   Well doctor, am here for myself, but is more or less in same condition
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   breathing issues at night
User :   cant sleep
Doctor :  
But the breathless part
Doctor :  
Yes, what did the ECG say?
User :   normal
User :   doctore sayin bec she is preg
Doctor :  
Yes, that I explained you
Doctor :  
which is due to overload
User :   yes you did, but some tmes i am worried of her ofcourse, but also if she has this issue, maybe the baby will also develop some breath problem, hope not
Doctor :   No

Doctor :  
It is she who is carrying the load
Doctor :  
the baby is growing inside normally
Doctor :  
No myths like that
Doctor :   It is not going to afffect the baby

User :   ok
User :   now i will explain my condition
Doctor :   sure

User :   since tw days and since morning , i have breath issues
Doctor :   Ok

User :   as if my chest and lungs conjested
User :   no phelgum
User :   no cough
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Wheezing like?
User :   and i have to open my mouth to breath properly
User :   not really
User :   but i felt some one hold my chest
Doctor :   meaning a whistling sound

User :   while brreathing?
User :   no doctor
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   what happened was that 2 nights before i took my daughter to a park for cycle ride, and it was like 10 deg celcius
User :   and windy
User :   and am having sinus and all that issue
Doctor :   Ok

User :   perhaps cold wind caused this
Doctor :  
I was about to ask the temperature
User :   bec its so dry
Doctor :  
I would suspect an asthma like issue in you
User :   now i have taken ventlin tab
User :   just once
User :   but not help
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
How is it helping?
User :   doctor my father has what they called dama
User :   if u know it
Doctor :   Sorry

Doctor :  
what does it mean
Doctor :  
Dama
User :   its like astham
User :   but more on bronchitus
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   i think its bronchitus
User :   yes thats the word
Doctor :  
Allergic bronchitis
User :   and i feel i have it too
Doctor :  
also sometimes winter bronchitis
User :   yes excatly
User :   and usually doctor gives me the medicines which i have
User :   i just want t oask you which one i should take
User :   i will tell u the names available here
Doctor :   I will tell you

Doctor :   the medicament is salbutamol
Doctor :  
which is quite helpful
User :   1. bronchicum (thyme fluid extract + primula root fluid).
Doctor :  
also available in sprays
User :   2. butalin (salbutamol syrup)
Doctor :   Yes, Butalin

Doctor :  
is good
User :   i only have a syrup 120ml
Doctor :   Ok

User :   how much i big teaspoon 3 times?
Doctor :  
But spray is more effecient
User :   for spray i have something called seritide (is that ok?)
Doctor :   2 tsp 3 times
Doctor :  
is usual dosage
User :   ok thanks, shall i also take ventolin tab?
Doctor :  
that is also quite good
Doctor :  
No need of tabls
User :   ok
Doctor :  
the inhaler is sufficient
User :   one question doctor
Doctor :  
all are the same medicine in different forms
Doctor :  
Yes, go on
User :   i will buy the inhaler tomorrw, for now i will take syrup.
User :   question is last year the butalin was banned in saudi, any idea why?
Doctor :   the seritide inhaler is also good

User :   one doc says bec of heart issues
User :   true?
Doctor :   It can increase heart rate
Doctor :  
that is why I mentioned spray
User :   ah
Doctor :  
where it is taken up only by lungs
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and not into blood
User :   you mean spray is safer then syrup?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :  
the dosage will be minimum with spray
User :   ok i hope they sell butalin inhaler in pharmacies here
Doctor :  
hence better
User :   if not? what to do
Doctor :  
the spray which you have now
Doctor :  
contains salmoterol
Doctor :  
and is quite good
Doctor :  
I told that
Doctor :  
You did not observe I suppose
User :   its a round disc doct (not a spray) you move ur mouth an press a lever, it throws some powder into ur mouth
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i mean the seridtide that i have
Doctor :  
Spray form also comes
Doctor :  
you can try that
User :   its actually quite expensive 250 SAR
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I cannot prescribe such here
Doctor :  
I only said that it is good
User :   anyway i got what you recommend, i will ask for spray
User :   thanks for ur kind help doctor as always
Doctor :  
So do consult your doctor before doing the same
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.

User :   i did and excellent as always
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   i will and thanks again
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